Fat loss v’s Performance Nutrition

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Put the date in your diary. On April 22nd from 7.30-9.30pm Crossfit Green in Sandyford (there are 3 Crossfit gyms in Sandyford so make sure you know where you’re going – it’s the one on Maple avenue beside the Spirit [...]

What protein shake should I use?

Almost on a daily basis I get clients asking about using protein shakes or powders. Let’s keep this really simple and say the following –

The fitness tipping point in Ireland

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Put a bodybuilder, Crossfitter, physical therapist, strength and conditioning coach, Olympic lifting and gymnastics coach in the same room and ask them about their training principles. What you would find is that they could agree on 90% of the principles [...]

Priorities

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The foundation of what I teach clients is to get them to focus on attaining good mobility and strength first and not getting overly worried about conditioning or what you might call fitness i.e. heart rate is up and how [...]

Frequency v’s intensity

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I checked in at reception, quickly popped into the changing rooms to dump my bag and as soon as I hit the gym floor I thought “damn son you need to get in shape”. Myself and my wife (her cool [...]

Super Strength Show Interview

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I had the pleasure of being interviewed on an outstanding podcast called The Super Strength Show – http://superstrengthshow.com/ I’ve admired this podcast for some time now simply because Ray¬†gets the best guests in the fitness industry and his line of [...]

Focus on the why NOT the what – TTT seminar

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What’s the best way to judge a course you take to improve your fitness knowledge? Simple, what am I going to apply and change with the clients I work with come monday. Well it’s monday, I did a course with [...]

Why crossfitters need more bodybuiliding and bodybuilders need more crossfit

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There is a great line in the book Muscle Smoke and Mirrors (the birth of bodybuilding and its amazing nutrition origins – By Randy Roach) that goes as follows – “The area of growing (1950′s) differentiation that would be a [...]

Sigma Nutrition Podcast

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I hope you are all doing well and you have your nutrition and training back on track after the xmas break. To get you motivated and properly informed then you would do yourself a world of good by listening to [...]

Your Ultimate Guide to Looking and Feeling Awesome (Today FM tie in)

In this ultimate summary article I will help you with this goal. The advice I am about to give applies as much to the advanced or sports specific trainee as it does to the pure I-haven’t-exercised-since-PE-class-in-school. I hear you scream, “BUT DOMINIC I’M SUPER ADVADVANCED AND HAVE READ LOTS OF ‘STUFF’”. Well the reason it applies to everyone is because the ‘advanced’ person typically has far less nailed down that he’she thinks they have. They possibly know lots but he’she doesn’t do enough mobility work and it’s likely they still haven’t adressed their tight shoulders, tight hips (still can’t overhead squat more than 60kg like it’s an air squat), they don’t breathe correctly and their diet is about as good as a 14yr old girl having a girls sleep over with all her friends #filledwithsugarandwheat.