Friday Inspiration

Arnold schwarzenegger shares his thoughts on success

Arnold shares his thoughts and secrets on his path to success:

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October 27, 2010

What a week….

Massive well done to Ritchie and Andy – you’ve both done me proud this week Here’s why (click on each picture to view full size): Don’t forget to check out my Facebook group for all the very latest news.

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July 16, 2010

Through the Roof…

A great documentary film is due to be released very soon. It tells the story of two physically impaired, but mentally determined women who take on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa back in January of this year. Erika Davis, a paraplegic since 2005 becomes the first ever paraplegic female athlete to make…

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May 25, 2010

Friday Inspiration…

Nick Vujicic provides today’s inspiration.

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May 15, 2010

Chilled-out Inspiration

I’ve recently turned my hand to surfing, something I’ve wanted to do for a long-time. I’ll be honest…I absolutely suck at it at the moment – I’ve had a good day if I can sit on the board waiting for a wave without falling off it! I do love the challenge of it – and…

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May 10, 2010

Un-related inspiration…

Great video here of Danny MacAskill from 2009 performing some amazing trials stunts in and around Edinburgh. The stunned reactions by the passers-by make the video even more special. I like to keep up with amazing athletes from all sports. They provide me with the inspiration that “Imposible is nothing.”

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May 9, 2010

Age is just a number…

I’ve encountered a lot of people this week complaining that they are too old to get in shape or that “middle-aged spread is enevitable”. I tend to belong to the school of thought that age is a number, not an excuse. To prove my point, here are two examples that would even shame most people…

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April 28, 2010

Friday Inspiration: Christian Thibaudeau

Happy Easter! I hope everybody enjoys their Easter eggs responsibly. That or you work hard to EARN them. Today’s post is about Christian Thibaudeau, a strength coach who is slowly growing an almost cult like following. Christian contributes regularly to t-nation, with often illuminating approaches to gaining strength and size. What inspires me most is…

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April 2, 2010

Friday Inspiration: Charles Poliquin

Today’s inspiration comes from a true legend in the Strength and Conditioning world, Mr Charles Poliquin. Charles has established a solid foundation for providing well researched and expert advice. In his career as a coach so far he has coached Olympic medalists in 12 different sports! I love reading articles for his unique blend of…

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March 19, 2010

Friday Inspiration: Joe DeFranco

Today’s post is about legendary Strength coach Joe DeFranco. Joe is famed for his balls-to-the-wall training and for getting serious results with the athletes he works with. Joe’s training philosophy is based around the maxim “No gimmicks, just hard work” He has successfully combined elements of power-lifting training (West-side Barbell methods), traditional strength training, functional…

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February 12, 2010