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Book Review: Huge & Freaky – Muscle Mass and Strength Secrets

by Dennis B. Weis and Robert Kennedy   A massive book. 16 chapters and about 500 pages. It brings together years of practical experience to help illustrate how to gain muscle. Throughout the book they site multiple examples of how top bodybuilders train.   It is full of example programs for you to try. Including, …

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Book Review: Science and Practice of Strength Training (second edition)

by Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky & William J. Kraemer   This book is phenomenal!   The authors have trained over 1,000 elite athletes between them. These include Olympic, world, continental, and national champions and record holders. They know what they are talking about!   It was first recommended to me on a course run by Charles …

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Book Review: The Purposeful Primitive – From Fat and Flaccid to Lean and Powerful

If you are interested in weight training then, this is a must read. The author, Marty Gallagher has done a phenomenal job!   It provides a unique insight into the training of some of the legends of the iron game. The book provides you behind the scenes access to the training methodologies of many all-time …

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari – Book Review & Detailed Notes

[x_share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” reddit=”true”]I first heard about this book when I was reading an interview of Jonny Wilkinson in the newspaper. He was asked what he takes with him when he travels and his answer was books. He then name-checked The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari (he also mentioned the Alchemist …

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59 Seconds – Think a Little, Change a Lot (My Review and Detailed Notes)

59 seconds is a self-help book with a difference.  Most are full of waffle and regurgitated advice, based on little (often no) scientific or psychological evidence. 59 seconds is different. In it, Professor Wiseman suggests only strategies and tactics which are supported by research. Even better the key take home messages can be explained and …

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Walking on fire, stepping on stage, triathlons and the Daily Mail – 2016 A Year In Review

In many respects 2016 was a terrible year. Looking at the goings on in the wider world then it was what the Queen would call an annus horribilis. Celebrity deaths, Brexit and Trump getting elected are all events which caused great turmoil for many people. In my little bubble, however, 2016 was a good year. …

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The Irish Strength Institute Symposium 2016 – A Review

I recently headed over  to Dublin with my colleagues, Theo, Joe and Alejandro for  the Irish Strength Institute Symposium – July 2016 This was an awesome two days of learning from Eoin Lacey, Eric Serrano and John Meadows. Below is an overview of the scheduled talks: Day 1 1. The Gut Microbiome and its role in …

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How I Survived The Hardest Training Program Ever

The Super Accumulation training review: The Super Accumulation training program (also referred to as the .50 Calibre training) is the brainchild of Charles Poliquin. As you can tell from the name it’s designed to be a killer workout. This programme has been discussed at various courses I’ve been on over the last few years. The …

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