History of the Deep Knee Bend

History of the Deep Knee Bend

History of the Deep Knee Bend   In recent times, the Deep Barbell Back Squat has become one of the benchmark lifts of strong lifters around the world. By recent, I mean within the past century. Have you ever wondered about the origin of the back squat, especially...
Biometrics: Why Taking Blood Pressure Matters

Biometrics: Why Taking Blood Pressure Matters

Biometrics: Why Taking Blood Pressure Matters When taking metrics, subjective measurements are important and certainly have their place in understanding peoples’ mindsets. However, subjective measurements should never override objective ones – some kind of...
Incorporating Carbohydrates into a Ketogenic Diet

Incorporating Carbohydrates into a Ketogenic Diet

Incorporating Carbohydrates Into a Ketogenic Diet A standard ketogenic diet is very high fat (typically 75%), and next to no carbohydrates. There are a tonne of benefits to this diet, especially for people who suffer epilepsy. As a lot of people are starting to adopt...
Setting Goals: We Need to Understand the “Why”

Setting Goals: We Need to Understand the “Why”

Setting Goals: We Need to Understand The “Why” We’ve all been there, whether it is during the start of the school year, a New Year’s resolution or when working with a coach. It usually goes something like this: “So, what’s your goal?” “Well, I want...
Recommended Daily Allowance: Is it Enough?

Recommended Daily Allowance: Is it Enough?

Recommended daily allowance of vitamins & minerals: Is it Enough? Most vitamin and mineral supplements come with an RDA – a recommended daily allowance.  Is this a good dosage to go off, or should you be taking more or less? As with everything – it depends, and a...