Tag: performance

Why being “fit” is damaging for your health..

Why being “fit” is damaging for your health..

Bread and butter Bacon and eggs Black and white Strength and conditioning Fit and healthy ​ There are some words that just seem to go together perfectly in the English language. The problem is that, in the world of sports and fitness, we’ve heard phrases […]

Ridiculous & Dangerous Fitness Industry Practices #6 – Insisting on “Correct” Technique

Ridiculous & Dangerous Fitness Industry Practices #6 – Insisting on “Correct” Technique

If there’s one teaching point that’s GUARANTEED to cause injury… ​ Kicking in swim training is one thing that a lot of adult swimmers and triathletes struggle with. There’s a sinking feeling of dread that goes through their bodies when they read the word “kick” […]

Why Can’t I Run Faster? The TRUTH All Runners & Triathletes Need to Know

Why Can’t I Run Faster? The TRUTH All Runners & Triathletes Need to Know

If you’re a runner or triathlete who wants to run faster, feel stringer and recover quicker then stop what you’re doing and what this video right NOW! When you’re done with this video, I’d like to invite you to check out my FREE Adductor Tightness […]

How Toxic IT Bands Poison Your Running

How Toxic IT Bands Poison Your Running

If you want to run faster, run for longer and avoid injury then stop what you’re doing and watch this video. When you’re done you can find out more about why standard methods don’t work and what you can do instead with my FREE “3 […]

The Deepest Fears That Prevent Sports and Fitness Lovers From Dealing with Injuries

The Deepest Fears That Prevent Sports and Fitness Lovers From Dealing with Injuries

Interestingly enough, it’s at this point, when the body has shut down the stockpiling that people start to acknowledge that there’s a problem. In the context of injury, it’s that point when you can no longer train through the pain. During the stockpiling process, we continue to train despite the low level of pain, either because we believe that the pain will go away on its own, or because we’re in denial that we have an issue. We’ll try everything, including switching our training method to try to keep training, while still ignoring the problem. It’s only when training is no longer possible that people start to seek answers.

The Biggest PROBLEM with Mobility?

The Biggest PROBLEM with Mobility?

About 10 years ago, I started using foam rollers to help my Personal Training clients to improve their posture and at the time, nobody had heard of foam rolling, so I came across quite a lot of resistance. Looking back on it now, I’m not […]

Is this simple mistake KILLING your results?

Is this simple mistake KILLING your results?

Most people get into sport and exercise with one main goal in mind – to get fit (and/or lose weight). We choose an activity that seems like it would be either fun or challenging or both, and get started. When we’ve created the habit of […]

The WORST Routine to Run Faster…EVER?

The WORST Routine to Run Faster…EVER?

It’s every runner’s ultimate aim – to run faster. And there’s lots of suggestions about how to do that out there on the internet. I did a recent search of YouTube and this video popped up. The trouble is, they’re all based on the same […]

The Biggest Mobility Fear That KILLS Performance

The Biggest Mobility Fear That KILLS Performance

I’m sure we can all think of at least one person who rolls their eyes or scoffs at the idea of mobility. They’ll make out like it’s beneath them and that they shouldn’t be bothering with such menial things. But that’s not usually the reason […]

STOP Focusing on Injuries for Injury Prevention Success

STOP Focusing on Injuries for Injury Prevention Success

Injuries seem to have been accepted as an inevitable part of sports participation – and the main reason why this has happened is the fitness industry’s bad plan. In principle, dealing with injuries as soon as they happen is a great idea, but unfortunately, in […]