Glute Manifesto (part 3) – Hacking Callipygia

Callipygian Definition: having well shaped buttocks Synonyms: Bootylicious, bumtastic, callipygious, rumpalicious (Props to Mitchell Wilson of tnt-coach.com for expanding my vocabulary) The Quick Hack If you’ve seen your physio, or done some self-diagnosis, and found that your glutes aren’t working, it can be a slow process to move back to full function. But it doesn’t … Continue reading Glute Manifesto (part 3) – Hacking Callipygia

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Who decided breakfast was the most important meal of the day?

The most important meal I ask this question because (and I’m not going to add references here) most of the research I’ve read seems to be predominantly observational, so any time eating breakfast is associated with lower body fat levels you can’t really separate that from the fact that the same people who eat breakfast … Continue reading Who decided breakfast was the most important meal of the day?

The Glute Manifesto (part 2) – Get your glutes firing!

Small Celebrations You know that feeling when you’ve manage to do 4 pole vault sessions in 2 weeks? No?! How about if I said, even though I’ve continued to describe myself as a pole vaulter, I’ve not managed this meagre feat in over 16 months, it puts a certain warm glow inside, and a big … Continue reading The Glute Manifesto (part 2) – Get your glutes firing!

The Glute Manifesto (part 1) – Your glutes aren’t firing!

Whats it to you? Yeah, thats right, I’ve only gotten to 10 blog posts so far and already I’ve decided that my ideas are too big to be constrained by a single post. To make this a trilogy would probably be the classical way to go, but seems a bit cliche. A tetralogy is such … Continue reading The Glute Manifesto (part 1) – Your glutes aren’t firing!

Recovery – Brains or Brawn?

Observations At this time of year, the only thing funnier than the speed with which athletes rush from their last set of weights in the gym to their pre-mixed protein shake, is the consistency of the facebook status’ and tweets the following day, each trying to outdo the other with their ridiculous exaggerations of how … Continue reading Recovery – Brains or Brawn?