How We Progress Clients To Deadlifts at CTS

With our beginner clients instead of introducing them to deadlift variations straight away we’ve seen a lot of success and improved results by starting with other hip hinge variations first. Then over the first few phases of training progress them up to deadlifts.

How Stress Is Stopping Your Results And What To Do About It

Have you hit a plateau with your training or your body composition?
Are you not improving each week with your lifts?
Have your energy levels dropped?
Are you moody or getting frustrated easily?
Feeling a bit down lately or have low self-esteem?

These are all signs leading towards that you are stressed, stop thinking that ‘stress’ is to do with work, or will you have enough money to pay your mortgage this week, or even writing a blog about stress.

Contrast Training for Combat Athletes

Contrast training bridges the gap between explosive/speed (plyometric) based training and heavy resistance (strength) based training by incorporating them together to improve neurological efficiency.
Plyometric training and strength training are often programmed for separately in different training phases or sessions as they are seen as two different training modalities.

5 Fat Stripping Sprint Interval Workouts

Quick refresher:

- Sprinting is one of the most time efficient ways to get shredded

- The benefits of sprinting go well beyond just looking good naked

- Sprinting can be done using many different protocols but try not to over think it when training for fat loss

- When training for fat loss sprinting can be incorporated 2-4 times per week for faster results


So if you are like most trainees you’ve probably heard the term HIIT thrown around about as much as you’ve heard one of Justin Bieber’s shitty new songs on the radio.