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After becoming interested in exercise as a teen athlete in a number of sports, at the age of 18 Daniel moved onto a career in the Australian Army as a paratrooper. Following his training, Daniel was deployed on active service a number of times and enjoyed the mental and physical rigour that came with the realities of armed conflict.

Creating The Ultimate Combat Athlete, Part 1

Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest growing sport on earth. It is also the ultimate sport for a Strength and Conditioning Coach like myself to work in. The strength, power and aerobic capacity required of the athlete is extremely challenging to program for. It is the ultimate test of a human being in [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foundation Principles of Health

A common thread of conversation that a PT has with their client often goes something like this: Client: “I’m not sleeping well/losing weight/recovering from training/having enough energy at work/able to fall pregnant/sex drive/have sore joints/can’t go to the toilet/get motivated for training etc., etc., etc.” Whilst the client would more often than not, prefer [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Your 4,6,12 Week Challenge WILL FAIL!!!!

The fitness industry is awash with short term, high achievement promotions. 12 week body transformations, 21 Day Detox Diets, 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge, the list goes on and on. Whilst the intent of the gym/personal trainer making the offer is sound, there is an un-assumed fundamental that if not addressed will result [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment