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Train In Blocks Founder Mikey Lau

Meet the Team... Mikey Lau

In our final part of our four-piece series, our founder Mikey reveals how it all began

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Train In Blocks Technical Director Joe Bailey

Meet the Team... Joe Bailey

In the penultimate part of our four-piece series we meet Joe Bailey, our Technical Director

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Train In Blocks Copywriter Jamie

Meet the Team... Jamie Spoor

In the second part of our four-piece series, we meet Jamie Spoor, our Copywriter

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Train In Blocks Marketing Manager Hannah Goodman

Meet the Team... Hannah Goodman

In the first part of our four-piece series we meet Hannah Goodman, our Marketing Manager

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Get out and about, keep active this month

National Physical Fitness Month 2022

Keep fit and move in May with National Physical fitness month

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Galexia Creative Agency

SEO for Personal Trainers: How to get Started

Personal trainer SEO optimization ensures you are driving potential clients to your online personal training business.

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Personal trainer and fitness guru Sean Wilson

Train in Blocks speaks to: Sean Wilson

Interview with Personal Trainer Sean Wilson

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Barbell squat; Mother's Day

Go the fitness way this Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day in style

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Groundwater in the UK | World Water Day

World Water Day 2022

Keep hydrated as we mark World Water Day 2022

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International Women's Day 2022

Women in fitness: Key influencers

Inspirational women shaping the fitness industry

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Personal trainer action

Ten tips every PT should know

Our essential advice for every personal trainer

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Pancake Day

Pancake Day

Make your healthy pancakes with TIB.

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So you want to become a better PT?

So you want to become a better PT?

Our top tips to up your game.

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Safer Internet Day 2022

Safer Internet Day 2022

The 8th February 2022 marks the 19th "Safer Internet Day" and it is our belief everyone should play their part in making life safer online, including us here at TIB.

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Spice up Valentine's Day with our couples workouts

Spice up Valentine's Day with our couples workouts

Work out as a couple this Valentine's Day.

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Six ideas for your fitness challenge

Six ideas for your fitness challenge

Six ideas for your fitness challenge

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Make 2022 the year of the "you"

Make 2022 the year of the "you"

When working towards your New Year's resolution, try to apply consistency in four key areas - Strength Training, Conditioning, Recovery and Consumption.

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Start 2022 with a bang in our fitness competition

Start 2022 with a bang in our fitness competition

Train in Blocks will run an online, social-media based fitness competition each day for the rest of the month.

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3 Steps to Create the Perfect Holiday Training and Fitness Offer

3 Steps to Create the Perfect Holiday Training and Fitness Offer

How can businesses get maximum potential from the festive season and drum up the clients ahead of the new year?

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Squatting below parallel — should we do it?

Squatting below parallel — should we do it?

How deep should we squat? This is a common topic of debate amongst fitness professionals. Here's my take on the matter.

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Preventing lower back pain caused by physical activity

Preventing lower back pain caused by physical activity

In this post, we’ll go through a few ways in which you can prevent the likelihood of sustaining a LBP injury from physical activity.

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High-intensity functional training (HIFT) on health and performance

High-intensity functional training (HIFT) on health and performance

What does the research suggest about CrossFit or military-style training and how it can benefit you?

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Effectiveness of sports massage, its misconceptions, and how to look for a therapist

Effectiveness of sports massage, its misconceptions, and how to look for a therapist

If you have taken part in sports or am an avid gym member, you may be familiar with the sports massage therapist. Here we will discuss what to look for and to expect from a treatment.

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Strength and aerobic exercises together can improve performance

Strength and aerobic exercises together can improve performance

How much is too much cardio in one resistance session? This recent paper explores the use of aerobic exercises at different intensities to improve performance. A further insight into the effects of concurrent training during a detraining period demonstrated some interesting results.

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Does caffeine chewing gum increase performance?

Does caffeine chewing gum increase performance?

Caffeine is a natural performance enhancement substance used by many in their day-to-day lives. However, can it improve rugby performance by delivering it during half-time?

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Superset and barbell

Effects of supersets on barbell bench press performance

Supersets may help you improve your bench press performance depending on which outcome you desire. It will affect peak force and velocity differently.

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Using the Back Squat to Predict Lower Extremity Injuries

Using the Back Squat to Predict Lower Extremity Injuries

An alternative screening method to prevent injuries associated with lower body movements.

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Improving performance through self-myofascial release or instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilisation

Improving performance through self-myofascial release or instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilisation

A recent stance on a comparison between the use of equipment such as foam rollers and instrument-assisted manual recipe.

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More adaptations with less volume using velocity-based training

More adaptations with less volume using velocity-based training

A recent study on an alternative method of training which could increase adaptations with less training volume.

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Does listening to music improve performance?

Does listening to music improve performance?

Most of us will listen to music whilst we're training, but does it actually improve performance and reduce the perception of fatigue.

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Unilateral vs. Bilateral Exercises - Improving Sprint and Agility

Unilateral vs. Bilateral Exercises - Improving Sprint and Agility

An insight into the effects of unilateral and bilateral exercises on sprint and agility performance.

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5 ways to boost client retention

5 ways to boost client retention

Get creative and keep your clients for longer with these practical techniques.

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How to improve overhead stability using unstable loads

How to improve overhead stability using unstable loads

A comparison between different training conditions by hanging weights at the ends of a barbell using resistance bands.

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3 ways to really impress your clients

3 ways to really impress your clients

Here are some good ways to improve your client retention and satisfaction.

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How to ride the fitness trends in 2020

How to ride the fitness trends in 2020

Learn how to take advantage of current trends and grow your business.

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5 ways this blog will benefit you

5 ways this blog will benefit you

Take less than two minutes to find out how this blog will benefit you greatly.

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