Andrew Read

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To go from a 12kg kettlebell to a 16kg is a 30% jump. From 16kg to 24kg is a 50% jump. How do you train to go heavier without smaller increments? Here's the strategy I recommend.
I don't have a single day off this month, and every weekend is taken up with courses. I know I’m not the only one to face such difficulties, so I'm sharing how I plan my week.
While you're spending years perfecting your snatch, I'm busy getting fit and having fun. Drop the high-level stuff and actually get in shape.
The biggest problem I find with coaching is that my explanation of the movement is too advanced for the client.
We all know sitting is the devil, and there is a push to do more posterior chain work in our training. But even then, we're still standing still. Why are we moving more in training?
Using a Spartan Race as an example, let’s look to see what can be changed from my last race to ensure better performance next time around.
Joe Weider was the founder of bodybuilding as we know it today. He also created the "Super Set Principle," and think what you want about bodybuilding, but these are great for building strength.
I'm going to explain why and how isometric training works, and then give you two different protocols you can follow.
How can you hide corrective exercise within regular training so clients do what they need, rather than just what they want? Here's how.
One of the hardest subjects for people to grasp is timing their peak performance. Here is how I have prepared myself for everything from military recruit training to Ironman to the RKC.
GPP is a term that gets thrown around an awful lot these days. But I find people, trainers included, are confused about what "fitness" is and what they should really be capable of doing.
While there is a large chance many of us will need to stop pressing due to the shoulders issues, there is no need to stop overhead work all together.