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February 15, 2018

Everyone wants great abs, right? 

Whether you're a seasoned Weightlifter and want stronger abs for a more solid pull, or you simply want to look better naked, this post is for you. 

The notion that Abs are made in the kitchen is utter ridiculous. Dieting is almost a...

February 13, 2018

Kettlebell swings are a very popular choice when it comes to circuit classes. They're typically selected because they require you to perform lots of repetitions and therefore effective for getting your heart rate elevated. 

From experience, most people perform them...

February 12, 2018

We live in a time where articles, blogs, tips and advice on topics relating to health, well-being and exercise could not be more accessible, yet we are more sedentary than ever before. Here in the UK, we have the third highest obesity rate in the world; 67% of men and...

February 9, 2018

Eccentric contractions are defined by a muscle or group of muscles producing force whilst increasing in length. Picture yourself performing a pull up. After completing a rep, I'd like to hope that you lower yourself under some level of control rather than dropping off...

February 7, 2018

I ran a session yesterday with a fairly large group of beginners. A lot of whom I’d never met before. They all had some experience at attempting the Clean, and as such, where eager to get stuck in and perform the full lift immediately after the warm up. 

It wa...

January 25, 2018

Did you read my email yesterday?

If not, I strongly suggest that you do before continuing with this one.

Today, I want to talk about the issues with eating 'healthier'. Yep, you read that right. Eating healthy does have its issues.

A short while ago I began writing...

January 24, 2018

You may have seen my post on social media yesterday, and as promised here is the first of numerous posts that i'll be sending you in the coming week to help you address a number of problems you're facing that are hindering your results.

As said yesterday, I would like...

November 21, 2017

For those of you that follow my instagram account @cheshirebarbell, you will have seen that in a recent poll, most of you highlighted that it is speed, rather than strength, that is lacking in your weightlifting performance. 

In the next couple of emails, I aim to help...

November 17, 2017

For those of you that follow my instagram account @cheshirebarbell, you will have seen that in a recent poll, most of you highlighted that it is speed, rather than strength, that is lacking in your weightlifting performance. 

In the next couple of emails, I aim to help...

November 1, 2017

10 Reasons why you should consider becoming a member of Cheshire Barbell: 

A lot of people message us asking if we offer 'open gym' or if it is possible to purchase monthly coaching sessions...

We don't, I'm afraid, and never will. 

I know that this reduces the number of...

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