Category Archives: Health

Forged in Fire

My current TV obsession is the show “forged in fire.” It’s unreal, 4 blacksmiths put into a forge, given shitty materials and told that they have 3 hours to turn it into a workable, functional blade. Aside from watching dudes … Continue reading

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How to “tone” your body.

This is one for the ladies. Almost every woman that has ever come through the doors of Kaos has, at some stage, said they want to be more “toned.” Usually I’ve erupted into a self serving rant about how “toning … Continue reading

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The top 5 secrets to getting stronger

Sorry for the clickbaity style headline and while I wouldn’t consider any of these things “secrets” by any stretch of the imagination but the stupid shit I see people doing on a daily basis leads me to believe that they … Continue reading

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The real reason to wear a lifting belt

  Sometimes the things I’ve heard people say in relation to lifting weights are amongst the most ridiculous things I’ve ever heard (and I recently joined a flat earth group on facebook). Amongst the ridiculous things I’ve heard in person … Continue reading

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Stupid Conditioning

Fitness can be defined by whatever you’re trying to be fit for. For example, being fit for rugby is different to being fit for powerlifting. Conditioning is the process by which you become fit for whatever task you’re trying to … Continue reading

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Goal Setting and finding your why.

With training and diet people that have goals to reach will always be more successful than those who don’t. Goals keep you honest, give you direction, keep your focus when motivation wanders and keep you on the right path. I’ve … Continue reading

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Let’s talk food.

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Let’s talk about food baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the ways in which you’re the same as everybody else and you don’t need a special snowflake plan. If I hear one more time “I … Continue reading

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Learn from my mistakes

  It seems that at least once a week I have a conversation with one of our members that goes something like this Member: God the teenagers that train here don’t know how lucky they have it. Me: Why do … Continue reading

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Lessons in pain

This was written a few months back, only posting now. Pain I woke up at 3.30 last night with tears streaming down my face. I had more pain in my neck than I ever thought was humanly possible. If it … Continue reading

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Big Benching 101

Wanna bench big numbers? Better get working on some technique son. Benching is the lift that I see most people mess up badly (whether that’s because more “bros” bench than squat or deadlift probably has something to do with it … Continue reading

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