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Caffeine Can Boost Your Long-Term Memory

<b>Caffeine could make your mind a steel trap.</b><p>What’s that thing? You know, the whatchyama call it? If you’d had your daily dose of coffee, you probably …

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The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

The Craigslist Trick You Fall For

And how to use the sales tactic yourself<p>There's one born every minute: Shoppers fall for advertisements touting a high regular price alongside a lower asking price, finds a new study from the University of Colorado, Boulder.<p>For example, items that were advertised as “Regularly $119.99, Sale Price …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

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How to Instantly Improve Your Plank

“I’m bored with the plank. What are some ways to make it more difficult to bring out my abs more?”<br>—Terry B., Colts Neck, NJ<p>The plank—where you get …

How to Deadlift: A Simple 5 Point Checklist for a Safer, More Efficient Pull.

Posted at 20:06h in Barbells, Strength Training by Scott 0 Comments<p>Proper deadlifting technique is absolutely critical to maximize the benefit of the …

It is all in the numbers – Ashley Jones | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<i>Author Ashley Jones</i><p>Hey there guys would love your thoughts and ideas on the following, cheers, ash<p>Being a former mathematics teacher, numbers have …

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Warrior Princess | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Ashley Jones</b><p><i>Fitness Trainer</i> <i><br>Crusaders – Super 12</i> <i><br>Canterbury – NPC (New Zealand Domestic Competition)</i><p>“WARRIOR PRINCESS”<p>It annoys me when I see personal …

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Off Season Strength Training for Club Rugby | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

Ashley Jones<p>Strength Conditioning Coach<br>CrusadersForget the complicated spilt training programs, forget the long workouts, you need a program that …

Speed Sessions with Weights | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

Hi Ashley,<br>As the title suggests can you give me some examples of how to incorporate speed sessions into my training program. I want to get stronger …

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Programming for Athletic Performance | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Damian Marsh, Athletic Performance Coordinator, ACT Brumbies Rugby Union<br>Ashley Jones, Physical Performance Coordinator, Crusaders Rugby Union</b><p>Some …

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Interval Training For Fitness/Fat Loss | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Ashley Jones</b><p><i>Fitness Trainer</i> <i><br>Crusaders – Super Rugby</i><p>“Interval Training For Fitness/Fat Loss”<p>Whether it be inside the gym on the various pieces of …

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Rugby Program

Rugby<p>Ashley Jones<p><b>Common Injuries/Prevalence</b>Garraway et al (2000) concluded in a study of professional rugby players, that an injury occurred for …

Off Season Program | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

Ash,<br>I’m a tight forward and have really got into Olympic lifts, squat options, power work this season after reading your articles, your advice has …

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Strength & Power Continuum Training - Ashley Jones | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Strength & Power Continuum Training</b><br>Ashley Jones<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Following on from some discussions I had with colleagues in the Northern Hemisphere during …

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Variation on a Theme -Overload Variations – Part 1 – Damian Marsh | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Introduction</b><p>In our quest for size strength and power it is easy to stay on the same path, to do what we are familiar with, what we like doing. We all …

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Simple Progressions – Ashley Jones | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<i><br>Author Ashley Jones</i><p>When training younger training aged athletes the best methods are also the simplest. By this I mean the progression you would use …

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Speed & Agility Training for Rugby – The Warm Up – Damian Marsh | Getstrength NZ - New Zealand

<b>Introduction</b><br>A general warm up can be used to increase the core temperature of the body consisting of general running, stretching and dynamic range of …