Browsing Archive: May, 2014

Doing some heavy lifting for fat loss - oh yeah, I said it!

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Thursday, May 29, 2014, In : Training 

Now before you (especially us girls) run in random directions making funny noises and waving your hands because I said "heavy lifting", hear me out! For a long time women were told to use plastic covered, very bright, very little dumbbells with huge amounts of reps while jumping around "like we just don't care" (ok,  it got away from me a little...) Listen, I know it is tough, you walk into the gym, and that perfect little perky girl is doing something stupid like standing side crunches with ...


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Skills practice is work

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, In : Training 

We have entered the fitness era where lines are blurred when it comes to training. We live in the hype moment of metabolic conditioning and high intensity training and we feel like we need to push the body all the time. I have done a lot of reading lately and although I don't train a lot of elite athletes, the theory makes sense, to be the best at what we do, we need to NOT burn ourselves out with the secondaries to try and perform. Makes sense for top athletes. If your sport is not deadlifti...


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