Lets talk variation, every body knows bench press, there are still a few out there that don’t realise that a bench press consists of a full range of motion from chest to full lock out. A 1RM in the Bench Press does not count if your training partner is trying for a all time best [More Info]
Hey Ash, Just a quick 1. I’m about to go into a 5,4,3,2,1 x 4 program, my current upper body program is 3 x push/pull supersets done twice per week. Is this type of program fine for supersets or should I seperate the exercises? Cheers, lloyd.
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 [More Info]
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 [More Info]
Author Ashley Jones Stephan Korte came up with a system of training for Powerlifting called the 3 x 3, if you have not read his work it is well worth a look to see an excellent system, strengthonline is where he has published or google him up and have a look, my 3 x 3 [More Info]
Power Play Ashley Jones A simple and basic approach to inseason power training for all sports specifically rugby. Alternate weekly between two different set/rep/load protocols. In the first week utilize a schedule based on light and fast, an inter muscular co-ordination approach (Schmidtbliecher): 3 x 5 @ 60% of max, light and fast
Simplicity, Complexity & ChaosRandom Ideas to Start the New Year By Ashley Jones As the old year closes and 2008 begins I find it is an opportune time to analyse my training and ideas and decide what to discard and what to keep for the year ahead. I remember I had an opportunity a few [More Info]
Double Trouble Ashley Jones, Crusaders – Super Rugby two (2) exercises complexed together as a hybrid movement. They can be used as a warm up for any program, an loading sequence on their own or a lead in…..By Ashley Jones A few years ago I wrote an article for Milo (www.ironmind.com) entitled Triple Treats, where I [More Info]