Andrew Read

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When it comes to kettlebells, the snatch is often the first lift that many people want to learn. But let’s start at the start and figure out what the snatch is, and how best to build it.
What' strange is that there’s no evidence to suggest that barefoot running actually works. Shoe manufacturers scream that with minimalist shoes you’ll fix all that ails you. But will you really?
The goal of an exercise isn’t to become outstanding at that exercise, but to use it to improve your training. The SLDL will aid running and kicking, as well as main exercises like the deadlift.
Since the earliest records there have always been people who pushed the boundaries and sought an edge. Cycling may have the worst reputation of all sports. But is it really the worst?
What if you have to train many skills at once, like a CrossFit competitor? What if you’re only interested in GPP, but you’d still like to lift heavier or get faster?
The tricky part of training is when people try to ride two horses with one ass. You can't specialize in more than one thing. Know yourself and what you want well enough and you'll know how to train.
Personal training has become overtaken by all the “strength coaches” out there. Except do you know what beginners need? GPP - not SPP.
When you look at a sport like cycling, complete with high-speed crashes and prolific drug use, it’s hard to believe top cyclists actually outlive their countrymen by an average of five years.
Here’s my list of the things I get asked the most and what I do to deflect the conversation (without just telling people I’m smarter than them, because that never seems to go down so well).
There’s one piece of advice that often gets thrown around that is flat out wrong. That is the advice of telling people to throw the scales away when seeking to lose weight.
How do you progress when the load is bodyweight? And in particular how do you progress when the exercise has a large skill component such as handstands?
If you’re starting on your fitness journey later in life this is for you. What I hope to provide in this series is a logical plan to get you safely on the path towards greater health and fitness.