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How to attack your first week back at training

15 weeks without the gym requires a strategy. Whilst some of us have trained, it has probably looked and felt a little different because not all exercise and training is created equal (physiologically speaking). Reconsider trying to undo 15 weeks of bad habits in a single week by applying the following steps.

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Waterloo Feature Member: Nihar Vasa

Nihar has been a regular smiling face in our 6:30am class for over a year and a half now. He joined the Waterloo crew after doing some research into local gyms. Despite having some nerves about running with the big dogs, he took the plunge and hasn’t looked back since.

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Beginners

Why do I always Fu*# it up?

Have you ever set off for a goal only to self-sabotage or relapse back into old habits? Most people know what to do in the broad sense but why then do so many of us fall off the tracks and back into old habits? If you want to know why, start with this.

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Beginners

Stop replicating what other people are doing

Do you remember in school when you would copy the person next to you, only to find out they didn’t have a clue either? So you’d both end up with shit marks? Well, when you’re copying the people you see on Instagram, you’re doing the exact same thing as you did in high school. Here’s what you should do instead.

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Waterloo Feature Member: Ignacio Ugarte

Ignacio is the very definition of a quiet achiever.. Over the last year or so, he’s lost over 35 (thirty-five) kilograms and transformed his life. He’s now able to do pull ups, dips, handstands and both of the Olympic lifts with ease!

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Beginners

You’re wasting your time trying to get that pump

Too many people associate the “pump or burn” with results, so they go faster and faster to chase that feeling thinking that they’re doing the right thing, but they generally result in a fruitless endeavour due to the laws of biomechanics and physiology.

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Paddington Feature Member: Enrico Wellenfeld

The Italian stallion is the August member of the for 2021! Enrico joined BBB Paddington just over 4 years ago and has been a staple of the morning crew since then. Coming from a semi professional tennis background he joined us with a performance mindset and has attacked every workout we have put in front of him.

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Beginners

Short on time?

If I was short on time, here’s exactly what I would do each week. It’s so simple, yet quite uncomfortable and has huge benefits. Basic-compound lifts are the most effective and efficient so here’s what you should do.

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Beginners

How to build lean muscle

Most of us should desire bigger muscles. Whether that be for aesthetics, performance or just to increase our ability to have a more efficient metabolism. We don’t need to look like juiced-up bodybuilders, but having a lean, athletic frame with as much functional muscle mass is ideal.

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