So, how do I stop my thumb tearing off?

The hook grip (demonstrated in the figure below) is used in weightlifting to increase the total load lifted with each lift (during the pulling phase) by approximately 10%. This grip is not used for the jerk or pushing overhead movements. The grip itself can be quite painful, protection on the thumb is sometimes utilised. An example of this […]



Why you need to be lifting weights if you’re an endurance athlete.

Endurance athletes have typically shied away from performing heavy resistance training exercises or weight training.  This is often due to time restraints associated with the high volume and time associated with their training schedules, or due to the belief that there are no associated performance benefits from this method of training. Maximal strength training with […]







Our eBooks are now available directly from our website!

For a while now you’ve been able to grab our two eBooks from the Amazon Store as well as the iTunes iBooks store. As of the week they have also been available directly from our website for download as PDFs. …   … These books contain all you need to get started with a mobility […]



Welcome to the team: Jamie Crawford

Revolution Personal Training is delighted to welcome Jamie Crawford to our ever growing team of Elite Personal Trainers. Jamie comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience including competing at an elite level herself in boxing as well as tackling a number of debilitating injuries giving her a unique approach to performance problem […]