#37 Patrik Hedqvist – Powerlifting, building a community & competition

Desert Barbell Sports Club Head Coach, Patrik Hedqvist @borjetheswede.

Powerlifting coach and physio, Patrik also competes on the Swedish National Classic Powerlifting team, and is @theipf Worlds & European bronze medalist. Starting out playing a variety of sports from hockey to football, tennis, motocross and more. Patrik has always had a passion for sports. Moving into strength training in the early 90’s and still improving his skills today. Patrik has participated in over 50 competitions to date and aspires to share his structured practices focused on technique and specificity to help his clients get to the next level of training, no matter where they start. Continue reading “#37 Patrik Hedqvist – Powerlifting, building a community & competition”

EP 27 Benjamin Siong: the human spirit, fat loss and fitness competitors

Benjamin Siong podcast

Renowned fitness expert Ben Siong is among Australia’s leading body composition specialists, and the founder of Australian Strength Performance.

Having graduated with a Bachelors of Science (Psychology Major), and an Honours degree in Psychology, Ben is a passionate believer that a healthy mind begets a healthy body, and actively promotes the likes of positive thinking into all aspects of his training protocols. Continue reading “EP 27 Benjamin Siong: the human spirit, fat loss and fitness competitors”

EP 26 Dubai Fitness Podcast: With Adam, Jackson and Jeremy

Dubai Fitness Podcast

Dubai Fitness Podcast “DFP” – Episode 2

With Adam McCubbin, Jackson Litchfield & Jeremy Gwyer

A casual conversation on why people might not stick to their health and fitness plans. Strategies that we use with our clients to keep compliance higher than normal.

How to find enjoyment, progression whilst maintaining consistent results. Continue reading “EP 26 Dubai Fitness Podcast: With Adam, Jackson and Jeremy”

EP 24 Dubai Fitness Podcast: With Adam, Jackson and Jeremy

Dubai Adam Jackson Jeremy

Dubai Fitness Podcast “DFP” – Episode 1

With Adam McCubbin, Jackson Litchfield & Jeremy Gwyer

On this episode the team of Dubai based coaches, share with you what they consider to be the three fundamental “must-have”’ for starting a successful transformation program.

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EP 21 Dr Roy Sugarman: Emotional drivers and peak performance

Roy Sugarman podcast

Dr Roy Sugarman is a Clinical Neuro-psychologist, clinical psychologist and an expert in peak performance. He is the director of performance for EXOS alongside Nick Winkelman. He has worked at the elite level with USA national teams as a mindset coach. He’s a published author of the two acclaimed books “Saving your life one day at a time” & my personal favorite “Client centered coaching.” Continue reading “EP 21 Dr Roy Sugarman: Emotional drivers and peak performance”

How to use your smartphone for strength training

How to use your smartphone for strength training

The quickest way to destroy your training session is to pull out your smartphone after each set and check your emails, social media and text messages.

If you are someone that has busy work deadlines and feel like you MUST be doing work at the same time, you’re being incredibly unproductive on both fronts!

Studies have shown multi-tasking is not only bad for accuracy, but also negatively impacts productivity as well. (1)

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Create a plan B for fitness and health

plan Adam McCubbin

There are countless methods to get you from point A to point B when it comes to your health and fitness.

More diets and training plans are created than people have the time to implement… And the funny thing is, most of these programs (assuming they are credible) work! That is…IF you follow them correctly.

Therin lies the magic! You MUST be able to follow the plan or diet for it to work. Continue reading “Create a plan B for fitness and health”

Lessons from Dan John – Little and often over the long haul

Dan John

I was fortunate to interview strength coach royalty Dan John, on the weekend. (iTunesStitcherYouTube)

He’s kinda a big deal, for those that might not have heard of him.

Dan is a pioneer in strength training (inventor of the goblet squat) and athletic development.

With over 5 decades of experience at an elite level and a dry sense of humour second to none (his books and articles are hilarious).

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