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04
2014

The Romanian Deadlift

By: Dave0

This article will probably be a little biased. I love the Romanian Deadlift. Unlike the conventional Deadlift, it doesn’t come with the threat of leaving me incapacitated for days after the workout. I don’t disregard the Deadlfit at all, but due to my own training age and injury exercise history, pe...

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03
2014

Testimonial – Training with Arthritis

By: Dave0

The following is an excerpt from a really touching email I received from one of our distance members a while ago. Some of you will remember Roberto and will have trained with him at some stage. With work, Roberto travels across the globe and generally for months at a time but whenever he is in Dubli...

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02
2014

Picking a good BJJ training partner

By: Dave0

This is something I have been thinking about a lot lately as I have been nursing an injured wrist after an over zealous submission attempt from a training partner. As always, I was asking myself if the injury could have been avoided. BJJ is a hugely rewarding and equally cruel sport. The risk of inj...

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01
2014

The time to start is NOW

By: Dave0

I have a very active mind and as homemade therapy of sorts, I tend to jot down notes, scribble reminders, write blog posts. Whether it be on a scrap of paper, my iphone, ipad, notes or my laptop. Inevitably this leads to more angst (and scraps of paper scattered all over the apartment) and lots of t...

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12
2013

Workouts – Dec 31st

By: Dave0

SDSC Workout: A. Shoulder Press 3 x 3; 3mins rest B. Barbell Row 3 x 8-12 (with weight from A) C. KB Swing 3 x 30; 90sec rest D. Burpees 3 x 30sec; 30sec rest E. Anchored Situps 3 x 15-20; 1min rest     Equipment Free Workout:  15 Tuck Jumps (knees to chest) / 15 Sit ups x 8-10rounds (10mi...

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12
2013

Workouts – Dec 30th

By: Dave0

SDSC Workout A. Front Squat 3 x 5; 3mins rest B. Chins 2 x max then 4 rounds of: 2H KB Swing 4 x 12 Renegade Row 4 x 12/12 Weighted Sit Up 4 x 12 *Rest while partner is working     Equipment Free Workout Hill Sprints! Find a steep hill that will take about 20seconds to get to the top of, r...

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12
2013

Workouts – 28th Dec

By: Dave0

Remember folks, if you are currently away from the gym and doing the home workouts, make sure to warm up thoroughly before the workouts and stretch out after. I refer to this article quite a lot but the first video has a good stretching sequence for hips and back – make sure to check it out. A...

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12
2013

Workouts – 27th Dec

By: Dave0

SDSC Workout: A. RDL @5011, 3 x 6; 2mins rest B1. KB Swing 5 x 30; 1min rest B2. (Ring) Push Ups 5 x max (-2); 1min rest C. Russian Twist 2 x 15/15; 90sec rest     Equipment Free Workout: 1km Run 50 PushUps 1km Run 75 Sit Ups 1km Run 100 Squats (then STRETCH)

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12
2013

Workouts – Mon 23rd Dec

By: Dave0

For the holidays we will be posting workouts for everyone that is away (or back home) – there will be the workouts that are taking place in the gym and a second, equipment free workout, for those that wont have access to a gym. Feel free to post how you get on! SDSC Workout: A. KB Armbar Stret...

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10
2013

Rhabdo what?!

By: Dave0

This is going to be a short article, at least by my standards anyway. It was originally a long facebook post but I though damn it, I want a few hits to the website. ANYWAY… Yea it’s about Rhabdomyolysis but I promise its short. Some of you may have noticed that there has been a lot of mudslinging di...