Ivan Abadjiev & the Bulgarian Weightlifting System

Ivan Abadjiev & the Bulgarian Weightlifting System   By David Woodhouse  History Ivan Abadjiev was born in 1932 and was himself a world class weightlifter having placed 2nd in the World Championships in 1953. After retiring from the sport he took an administrative position in Bulgaria but was vocal in his criticism of the team’s training Read more about Ivan Abadjiev & the Bulgarian Weightlifting System[…]

KEEP YOUR CHIN UP by Christian Thibaudeau

Keep Your Chin Up – How to master the king of relative strength tests Chin-ups are a strange animal. They can humble the strongest lifter as easily as an unsatisfied ex-girlfriend. On the other hand, mastering the art of the chin-up — doing lots of solid, easy reps —is always impressive and is generally well correlated Read more about KEEP YOUR CHIN UP by Christian Thibaudeau[…]

Direct Approach Olympic Weightlifting Programme

DIRECT APPROACH OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING PROGRAM Joe And Virgil Dube 31 July 2008 DIRECT APPROACH OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING PROGRAM BY: JOE DUBE and VIRGIL DUBE Since first presenting this idea to certain coaches and a few lifters, they have shown interest and wanted better clarification, a direct approach program of sorts. Below is a hypothetical program we’ve Read more about Direct Approach Olympic Weightlifting Programme[…]

FITNESS IS…

SOLITUDE “I don’t like work—no man does—but I like what is in the work,—the chance to find yourself. Your own reality—for yourself, not for others—what no other man can ever know.”    Marlow—Heart of Darkness I’ve heard it argued many times that the reason for the UK’s fitness failures is some combination of ignorance and inaccessibility. Read more about FITNESS IS…[…]

TOP 13 NUTRITION LIES THAT MADE THE WORLD SICK AND FAT

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick and Fat October 24, 2013 by Jeff Kuhland | September 9, 2013 | by Kris Gunnars Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.Here are the top 13 nutrition lies that have made the world Read more about TOP 13 NUTRITION LIES THAT MADE THE WORLD SICK AND FAT[…]

CROCK POT BALSAMIC ROAST WITH SWEET ONIONS

              INGREDIENTS: BRAISING STEAK DICED – 1kg/ 2.2lbs COCONUT OIL – 1 tsp FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER – 1 tsp SMOKED PAPRIKA – 1 tsp ONION POWDER – 1tsp GARLIC POWDER – 1tsp GARLIC  – 3 cloves (or less if you do not like garlic) SWEET ONION – 1 large TOMATO PASSATA – 4 fluid ozs/118ml BALSAMAIC Read more about CROCK POT BALSAMIC ROAST WITH SWEET ONIONS[…]

“ALL DISEASE BEGINS IN THE GUT ” – HIPPOCRATES

              “All disease begins in the gut. “ – Hippocrates  Hippocrates said this more than 2,000 years ago, but we’re only now coming to understand just how right he was. Research over the past two decades has revealed that gut health is critical to overall health, and that an Read more about “ALL DISEASE BEGINS IN THE GUT ” – HIPPOCRATES[…]

SUPPLEMENT WISELY

There are three principles to supplementing wisely: – Get nutrients from food whenever possible. – Take nutrients in their naturally occurring form whenever possible. – Be selective with your supplementation. – Get nutrients from food whenever possible – Humans are adapted to getting nutrients from whole foods. Most nutrients require enzymes, synergistic co-factors and organic Read more about SUPPLEMENT WISELY[…]