BigDog’s Blog – Training

BigDog’s Blog – Training

MindSet, Breathing & Strength Training

Strength training requires not just a Strong Body, but also a Strong Mind. Often trainees miss a lift, not because they are not strong enough, but because they are not mindful enough. They let the matter overcome the mind. Breathing exercises can help to create a stronger MindSet. Not only[…]

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Is it time to step it up?

We’re past half-way through the year now – how are your new year’s resolutions going you created all those months ago?! Are you trying to take your training to next level? Do you need to get re-motivated? Are you questioning: is it all really worth your time and money? Before[…]

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New year, let’s get focussed!

Are you looking to make 2017 your best year yet in the gym? Are you trying to take your training to next level? Do you need to get re-motivated? Are you questioning is it all really worth your time and money? Before you quit, have a long hard look at[…]

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Bigdog’s Blog – 310715

As many of you know, my knees aren’t very happy when I bend them. Years of repetitive strain and playing basketball left me with no cartilage in my right knee from multiple surgeries. I’ve changed sports now to something that reflects my lifestyle and still allows me to compete at[…]

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Bigdogs Blog – 3 Tiers of fitness adaptation

I’ve been musing on skill development and the progressive nature of elite fitness. I’ve been thinking about how the 10 modes of fitness are essentially broken into 3 tiers. The first tier is fundamental, the second is developmental and the third is exceptional. All three are important however focus can[…]

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CrossFit Devonport – 160415

A. EMOM x 10min  First 5 mins – AMRAP double unders x 30sec Second 5 mins – AMRAP pullups x 30sec B. AMRAP 20min – KB Snatches x 10alt (so 5/arm) – Strict TTB x 10 – Run x 400m Team, if you suck at these things just stay home…NO! Just kidding! COME![…]

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