Women Need Muscles. Why?

Women are constantly told that lifting weights might Make them look like a man Hurt their back Make their uterus drop Reduce their chances of pregnancy Increase global warming If you scoffed at the last point, you do realise that the other suggestions are as improbable as the last one. Women need muscles. And so does […]

Do Athletes Need to Strength Train?

Let’s say you can run the 100m in 15 seconds. Where does your speed come from? From the push into the floor in every step. While genetics, neuromuscular co-ordination, running technique and skill will play a role, the biggest controllable is how much force you can put into the floor. A well-designed strength programme will […]