Kids and Weightlifting 625 582 Oden Strength

Kids and Weightlifting

One day, I showed my friend a video of a 5 year old girl performing a snatch. As a Mum, her immediate reaction was one of horror. “She’s too young…

read more
Physical training – a critical component to a full life 624 624 Oden Strength

Physical training – a critical component to a full life

I’ll admit it, I’m completely biased. When somebody tells me “I don’t need the gym” I now stand there and smile and think to myself “lol what a crock of…

read more
GRANT’S_HARD_AND_FAST_RULES_ABOUT_TRAINING
Push Variations 859 590 Oden Strength

Push Variations

The 7 Primal Patterns are: Push Pull Press Squat  Lunge Twist Gait (Run/Walk) Let’s look at a push type – the Landmine Press. The benefits of this variation are: Simple…

read more
HIIT Training and the Air Bike 961 727 Oden Strength

HIIT Training and the Air Bike

Many people will refer to things like metabolic conditioning as HIIT training. For example in their minds HIIT might last for 15 minutes in 30 second intervals. This is actually not…

read more
“I work in a physical job, so I don’t need to go to the gym”. 534 534 Oden Strength

“I work in a physical job, so I don’t need to go to the gym”.

If you’re a manual labourer you may have stated the above. There are a few problems with this:  usually tasks are performed repetitively.  usually tasks are performed without thinking about…

read more
client_sled_training
On a fitness mission? Remember these things. 450 320 Oden Strength

On a fitness mission? Remember these things.

Lift weights okay they’re pretty cool. Cut yourself some slack Give yourself time. This is a marathon not a sprint. Don’t beat yourself up, Eat protein it’s pretty cool. Watch…

read more
Want a better body? You need more protein. 1024 614 Oden Strength

Want a better body? You need more protein.

There are two things you need to be mindful of if you’re looking to improve your physique. Your energy balance. Your protein intake. The work you do in the gym…

read more
Overuse Syndrome and Spinal Care 492 406 Oden Strength

Overuse Syndrome and Spinal Care

When we think of overuse syndrome, we think of an office worker and things like carpal tunnel syndrome. Overuse syndrome can mean the overuse of anything. A runner who does…

read more
client_barbell_training
Gonna start out on a fitness journey? 450 320 Oden Strength

Gonna start out on a fitness journey?

Here are some things to remember. Be patient. The majority of people who join a gym will be gone within the first 3 months. Don’t be that person. Don’t know…

read more
The Thing About Nutrition – Part 3 1024 1024 Oden Strength

The Thing About Nutrition – Part 3

The truth is that many people don’t have your interests in mind. This is because of two possibilities: They know what they are doing and are out to fleece people.…

read more