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August 20, 2013 2:02 pm Published by

Since November 2012 i was carrying a shoulder injury, i trained around it and competed with it and eventually had to take complete rest as i couldn’t even do a 2kg DB bench press. Having to take time off from training to rest and recover is hard, but i see now the benefit to doing so. Rest is so under rated and too many of us train ourselves into the ground. I did this last year and trained non stop for 11 months preparing for and competing in 3 competitions. My body gave up and i got injured. I rested and feel so much better for it. I took 4-5 months off, no training at all. I didn’t gain weight,... View Article

August 20, 2013 1:58 pm Published by

I have been training for the past 2 months in preparation for Galaxy Universe on 26th October 2013. The videos i have uploaded are my 2nd phase of training for strength. Due to my shoulder injury that put me out of action for 4-5 months i had to start again with my chin up strength as well as my overall body strength. I have spent a lot of time working on my remedial exercises to build up the strength of my rotator cuff muscles to prevent more injuries in the future. I have also been working on my grip strength so i can perform better chin ups. I started off only being able to do 1 chin up, last year... View Article