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  • Fitting In The Summer Sunshine Around Work

    July 22 2019 – GN™ Academy

    Fitting In The Summer Sunshine Around Work

    Working during the summer can be such a tease, especially when you're sat in the office all day with the sunshine beaming through the windows! So how can you embrace the summer and switch up your usual routine with some outdoor training? Luckily, we're here to provide you with some of our top tips on maximising your time spent training...

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  • Tips For Recovery

    July 13 2019 – Jade Kinder

    Tips For Recovery

    Introduction As a pro natural bodybuilder, I have lifted more weights over the years than a forklift truck with 100,000 miles on the clock. But all this lifting can, and has, taken its toll on my body. At the ripe old age of....ahem...erm 30ish I do find myself taking more time and care on the recovery aspect of my training....

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  • Volume vs Intensity

    July 06 2019 – GN™ Academy

    Volume vs Intensity

    Forget CrossFit vs bodybuilding as an argument that is always raging on in many gyms, today we’re talking volume vs intensity.  For decades there have been two firm sides that bodybuilders and weightlifters camp out in. There are those who love nothing better than to arrive at the gym, make a few meals, and begin on the epic journey that...

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  • An Idiot’s Guide to Interval Training

    June 22 2019 – Joseph Marshall

    An Idiot’s Guide to Interval Training

    As summer is around the corner and people have beach holidays to get into shape for, now is the time to get started if you haven't already. The best way to burn fat and tone up is to make the heart work hard... This is where intervals are shown to be the best way to get your ticker working hard! Plain running...

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  • |5 ways to add intensity to your workouts|Increase the intensity to get better results

    June 22 2019 – GN™ Academy

    5 Ways To Add Intensity To Your Workouts

    #1 Intensity booster - Forced reps Force reps are a method that increases the intensity to your workouts by it making you push a set beyond failure. Forced reps are performed by taking a working set to failure, and then by using the assistance of a spotter – they will give you just enough help to keep the weight moving...

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    June 15 2019 – GN™ Academy

    Are DOMS Always A Good Thing?

    DOMS, a.k.a delayed onset of muscle soreness, is something most of us will be familiar with. It is that pain you get after a training session where you think you might have been hit with a bus, cling for dear life to the handrail walking down the stairs, and when you think you might suffocate yourself trying to get a...

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