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Get the Best out of your Heavy Sessions

Progress slowed? Time to kickstart things.

GubernatrixHeavy sessions: for many, the highlight of the training week. A session to be approached with both excitement and trepidation. However, it is easy to fall into a routine with heavy sessions, get a bit slap-dash and thereby start to lose some of the benefits. So if your progress has slowed of late, run through this checklist to kickstart your progress once more.

5 of the Best Exercises for All-Round Strength

If your leg press is out of this world but you can't do a pull-up with your own bodyweight, how strong are you really?

There's more to all-round strength than just lifting a heavy barbell - although that's pretty important too. All-round strength is about being able to lift heavy, explosively and using the whole body.

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