“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savoured.” Earl Nightingale Since mid-2015 [More Info]

6 Things “I Know” – Kosterzoo

The great thing about the strength and conditioning world is that just when you think you know something, someone comes along and pulls the rug from underneath you. While I’m still just a baby in the game I’ve been around long enough to experience my share of training ideologies, thinking I was onto the next [More Info]

Checklist for World Powerlifting Competition

Checklist for World Powerlifting Competition Over the last few years the NZPF has seen a significant growth in the number of competitors in overseas competition. For those who have not traveled a lot, and especially for first time travelers to Powerlifting events, below is a checklist to help you prepare for what may be the [More Info]

Periodisation for the Northern Hemisphere Season, Part 1 – Tom Mclaughlin

Author Tom Mclaughlin Unlike the majority of articles on this site, the following review looks at how to plan and periodise strength & conditioning over a 9 month period. Here in England (UK) the competitive period will begin on the first weekend in September and could potentially run all the way through to the last weekend [More Info]

Wave Goodbye to Strength Plateaus By Ashley Jones

Firstly let me start this article with a statement of philosophy, I believe we try and include way too many exercises in our training programs, I have been as guilty as the next trainer in doing this and believe we need to pull back but also increase the stimulus by increasing the overall number of [More Info]

We don’t leave anyone behind- PART 1 – CULTURE By John Rahme

Driving back into the city of Sydney after watching a game of rugby league with two good friends of mine and one of their friends whom I just met and seemed to be a really nice quite softly spoken fellow. We enter a surrounding suburb called Surry hills only 5 minutes away from the heart [More Info]

Off Season Strength Training for Club Rugby

Ashley Jones Strength Conditioning Coach CrusadersForget the complicated spilt training programs, forget the long workouts, you need a program that will get you stronger and will probably get you faster as a by product and you are not a professional so you only want to train 2 or 3 times a week. You can even [More Info]

The Holy Grail Grail – Damian Marsh

The search for the perfect program. It is a romance that I will take to my grave. Years of reading, watching, doing and asking, yet I am no closer to the strength man’s Holy Grail. What would it look like? What would it entail? Basic compound movements? Surely.   It would probably start with an [More Info]