Elite Performance Labs

Elite Performance Labs

Coach Thompson is super excited to have completed the move and is now training all clients at Elite Performance Labs in Tunbridge Wells. This facility is the best strength and conditioning place in town. With 6 lifting platforms, belt squat, squat racks, benches, rings, kettlebells, dumbbells, sleds and a track just to name a few[…]

Great blog on Kettlebell Exercises

Great blog on Kettlebell Exercises

I just came across this great resource for 111 kettlebell exercises. There is so much rubbish on the internet it is nice to see an informed and educational post about how to do certain exercises. Two things stand out about this resource: difficulty – there are exercises for all levels and many progressions/regressions videos showing[…]

The Turkish Get Up for everything

The Turkish Get Up for everything

The Turkish Get Up (TKGU) is one of the best yet most under-used exercise you can find in the gym. This is largely down to the complex, technical nature of the movement. It is a great tool for injury prevention, warm up, strength gains, conditioning, ¬†fat loss,¬†movement development and screening. At Actuate Personal Training we[…]

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

This month I have read quite a bit (research, books, articles etc) and here is a short list of the ones that I think can really help you. Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss – this is a catalogue of the authors interviews with some of the most successful people on the planet. I really[…]

New Year Gym Programme

New Year Gym Programme

January is a popular time for lots of people to start going to the gym. But most fail to keep up the good work within 2 weeks. This is often due to a lack of a planned approach to attacking their goals and a new year gym programme. There are a lot of things to[…]