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Road to recovery

Hello everyone, Training to date this year has been very lower body focused since my bicep operation (Dec 23/24). The plaster cast was removed from my left arm January 8. Both the specialist and physio were very happy with the progress. In the meantime, I have been advised to not …

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5 Tips for 2015

Whatever your diet, don’t forget the basics! As the new year starts many people are excited, they may be picking up a new diet and unfortunately the bigger the “off season” (read, over eating in the holiday season), the more radical they feel they need to make their diet to …

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Get Back in the Picture

Tomorrow my beautiful family and I go to Hawaii!  I am so excited about this trip (aside from the VERY lengthy travelling days!), especially because it will be the first time in such a long time that I have been on holiday whilst not having just finished a competition. Having …

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Should you be having a cheat meal?

Should you be having a cheat meal? A solid question, another solid question is: “Should you be spending so much time thinking about a cheat meal? Then click on articles as if they can validate your answer; which is of course ‘yes’. What is a cheat meal? Good question, first …

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Its not all about heavy weights

It’s been a while between blog entries. I’ve been busy setting up my online coaching and strength & conditioning business. My training of late has included sprinting and jumping. I have been performing 30m and 60m sprints from the blocks, stair bounding, and standing long jumps. I have been working …

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The Fork in the Road: Controversy of Lightweight vs Heavyweight in Rowing

Weights: Lightweight Women’s Single: 59kg Lightweight Women’s Crew: 57kg crew average, with no athlete over 59kg Lightweight Women’s Erg: 61.5kg Olympic Boat Category: LW2X (Lightweight Women’s Double Scull) In this blog I’ll aim to give non-rowers a general understanding of the two weight divisions in women’s rowing and look into …

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Two Weeks out from the A21 Ultra Adventure!

As I sit here nursing an ice cold post gym training Bulk Nutrients BCCA Recovery drink, I am now only two weeks out from my A21 Ultra Adventure. As my training has now tapered off, I have had time to look back and really reflect on where I have come from to get …

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Should you compete?

If you train at a gym or follow ‘fit’ people on Facebook or Instagram, you have probably been inundated more so than usual with comments, posts, photos, progress shots, excited/scared musings of people who have competed, are still competing, or are ‘going to’ compete in 2015.  Enough indeed to make …

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2004 – 2014 the changing gym scene

Over the past few months of training I’ve been reflecting on how much things have changed since I regularly attended a gym. From the late 90’s to about 2004 I’d say I spent half my time training in garage or spare room gyms (where I had the obligatory power rack, …

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Learning the Ropes – Cashews, Turkish Bread and Life

I once knew a guy who was obsessed with cashew nuts, we were at a party once and he spent hours going around, isolating each party goer one at a time to ask them how much they were paying for cashews; and no matter what their response, they would always …

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Breaking Barriers – Strongman Training

I have finished my squat and deadlift cycles. I achieved a new personal best in the squat, 237.5kg and then 242.5kg. I managed to do each lift twice too. The following week I missed 250kg BUT got it the week after! This was a massive milestone for me to achieve, …

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Base Training – ‘The Long Miles’

Hi all, A lot has happened since my last post, I had my follow up DXA scan a couple of weeks ago (5 weeks between each scan) to see if I’ve progressed. Here are some very interesting results for you; I have gone from 28% body fat down to 22%, …

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Cardio for fitness vs Cardio for weight loss

I believe while cardio should be included as part of a healthy lifestyle ( let’s face it being fit has many advantages), I do think it’s role in weight loss (if one is primarily concerned about body composition) is overblown and in many cases misunderstood. We’ve all heard that low …

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Tips from a Judge!

THE BIG DAY IS HERE FOR YOU AT LAST!!! On Sunday I was lucky enough to be one of the feedback judges at the INBA Tasmanian Titles.  What a full on, fantastic day it was!  So tiring for everyone, competitors, helpers, audience and judges alike, but well worth it and …

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7 weeks out from a world first 21 Peak Main Range Ultra Marathon

I am now 7 weeks out from my upcoming adventure – The 21 Peak Main Range Ultra Marathon. In this blog, I am going give a general overview of the training road to get to here. I have effectively been preparing for this adventure since January. In the 9 months …

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Diary Update – Notions of a Wrestler

Aug 28th: Today went well, really well. As I strive for greatness at this magical sport I realise I have chosen well in selecting a coach. It boggles my mind why people try to learn anything from anyone who is not an expert in their field; Cannon – my coach …

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Elite 2 Grading Accomplished!

Hello All, I achieved what I wanted at the Strength Quest in August. I got an Elite 2 grading, the highest possible. This performance has given me the best chance to qualify for the Arnold Strongman Classic in March next year. I carried the 375kg Yoke over 15m, clean and …

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