Hacks Are For Hacks

Tomasz DerenLife, Mental0 Comments

We live in a society that is always looking for the next quick fix or one shot solution to sorting out any issues we encounter on the roller coaster of life. When we are sad there is a book that’s supposed to give us the solution, when we have a disagreement with our partner there is a podcast to solve … Read More

5 Reasons Young Athletes Need to Strength Train

Tomasz DerenLife, Training0 Comments

This morning I was questioned by someone outside of them gym on the merits of training pre-adolescent and adolescent athletes and how it could affect their development, particular would it stunt their growth. The reality is that this is not a one off conversation for me as a strength coach but rather a common misconception and myth that has been … Read More

Tips for those who train early in the morning

Tomasz DerenLife, Mental, Training2 Comments

Training first thing in the morning is far from an ideal scenario. In a perfect world we would get up, have a few hours to let our spine settle, get a couple of good meals into us, maybe take a nap, get a good warm-up in and then lift. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world and our work … Read More

Time is precious. Protect it.

Tomasz DerenLife, Mental1 Comment

I don’t think anyone reading this would be surprised if I told you that training has an an amazing effect on virtually every aspect of your life. Whether it be sleep, productivity, sex, physical health or mental health, improving your physical fitness will drastically increase your ability to cope with day to day stressors. Knowing all of this, you would … Read More