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How not to kill yourself ( strength training for masters)

I’m Kevin Strachan, I’ve been involved in Powerlifting and strength training for more than 30 years. I’ve been a New Zealand Powerlifting champion and record holder in 4 weights classes and 3 age divisions. Currently Masters (3) – 60 plus. Over the last 10 years I have dedicated my time to coaching some of NZ’s […]

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Strength Training for Rugby/Rugby League Players

Ashley Jones International Strength Coach The attached strength program was specifically written for a Rugby prop forward but the philosophy and mechanics behind it make it applicable for any player wishing to increase their strength levels, irrespective of the position or the code that they play The role of the strength and conditioning coach is […]

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Summer Boxing Routine

With summer only around the corner in New Zealand, I thought I would pull this great boxing routine out of the archives. Designed by Ashley Jones who at the time was the Crusaders Strength Conditioning Coach. This is a grueling session but what a great way to drop some body fat and get fit for […]

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Lower Body Power & Strength

Lower Body Power & Strength Ashley Jones   These lower body programs originally came out of deciding to help out a great friend of mine with some advice for assisting with his burgeoning Cycling career. It also gave me an opportunity to gather my thoughts and to organize the many options I have programmed over […]

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Strength & Power Continuum Training – Ashley Jones

Strength & Power Continuum Training Ashley Jones Introduction Following on from some discussions I had with colleagues in the Northern Hemisphere during the Wallaby Spring Tour I though I would re-visit some strength programming concepts to cover all my bases on the Strength/Power continuum in each workout that I program.   Qualities The key areas that […]

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Off Season Training Plans

Off Season Training Plans – As another ITM Cup closes with a wonderful record-setting Off Season Training Plans Ashley Jones As another ITM Cup closes with a wonderful record-setting 5th title in a row to the Canterbury team, players, trainers and coaches minds will start turning to prepare for next season. Personally, I believe that […]

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50 Reasons Why You Must Front Squat – The Ultimate List.

50 Top Reasons to Front Squat This list has been comprised of the very best 50 comments on our Facebook page ( http://www.facebook.com/getstrength) on why you must Front Squat. Front squatting is still one of the most beneficial Exercise you can prescribe for yourself or Clients/Athletes. The King of exercises – So here goes!

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