From everything I had learned at university, I was under the impression that training too close to competition was dangerous, increased the risk of injury and was potentially a cause of fatigue and detracted from performance…..which is definitely not what you want in competition!! However, we found the opposite..it actually, resulted in elevating Testosterone levels leading to increased strength, power, cognitive function, decision making, aggressive and motivation to compete!! Which means increased probability of winning!!! Click here to find out more.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the importance of optimal gut health cannot be understated. From conquering depression to overcoming auto immune disease and chronic fatigue to enhancing elite sports performance and optimal body composition-gut health is king!
Gut health and the associated biome can be compromised from a myriad of factors including anti-biotic use, poor diet, stress etc.
As far as we are aware this is the only lumbar jack in Australia. The LumberJack device is the invention of Canadian Olympic weightlifting coach Pierre Roy, who devised it for training the posterior muscles in a manner unique from the Olympic lifts. My colleague Charles Poliquin first introduced me to the LumberJack in 2005.
While the LumberJack is combination of a pull-through/power snatch and provides
for a greater range of motion in which the posterior chain is activated. Due to the neutral hammer grip hand position some athletes find it easier to incorporate into their training than
Great feature story on Channel 9 about Ultimate Sports Performance elite training and coaching methods being successfully utilised by elite sporting couple.
Australian Iron Woman Champion and Coolangatta Gold Winner Courtney Hancock and Big Bash Cricket Player Nick Buchanan-the Ultimate Power Couple and truly class acts!
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Awesome article in today's Gold Coast Bulletin about Ultimate Sports Performance elite training and coaching methods being successfully utilised by elite sporting couple.
Australian Surf Life Saving Champion Courtney Hancock and Brisbane Heat Big Bash Cricketer Nick Buchanan life partners and training partners working hard and smart at USP Gymnasium!Australian iron woman champion Courtney Hancock and big bash cricket player nick Buchanan-the ultimate power couple and truly class acts! Very humbled to be recognised. Click the read more tab to check out the full article.