Author: BWC

How to psyche yourself up

So apparently, next time you’re talking to yourself, you should use either your name, or the second or third person pronoun.

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Cutting and preserving LBM

PROLOGUE: can you even have a prologue for a blog post? Anyways. This started out as a piece on cutting without losing lean body mass. While it still does this, it now also functions as a comment on the state

Weightlifting in Thailand to escape poverty


PB night and the English Championships

Well done to everyone who lifted in the last minute PB night on Friday, and thanks to Graham for refereeing! We had a good atmosphere and some excellent performances, especially from the newer lifters. Here is Matt mid 72 snatch

Circadian phenotypes and peak performance

A really cool University of Birmingham study on time of day and peak performance has been released. While it has been known in the literature for a while that people tend to do better later in the day, the study

Personal Best Nights

Hi all As we started to do last year we are planning to run PB nights on the last Friday of every month. For those who haven’t been involved before these nights have several advantages: 1. If you are a


Compliance and calories.

In personal trainer circles, the issue of client compliance is a common one. After all, you can take a horse to a barbell, but you can’t make it squat.     Personal trainers, therefore, use all kinds of trickery to

I guess that’s one way to get volume in…