Resistance Training

WGPA Player Welfare Workshop: Test Results

In preparation for our next performance workshop in conjunction with our proud partners, the WGPA (Women’s Gaelic Players Association), we have decided to take a look at some of the testing data gathered at the inaugural WGPA performance workshop held [...]

David Moriarty: Integration of Conditioning into Sports Related Activities

Do the expectations of the role of a strength and conditioning coach differ on what title they are given? Setanta tutor, David Moriarty, draws on his own experience as an S&C coach with the Limerick Footballers and Hurlers, Tipperary Footballers [...]

Transitioning to Training The General Population – Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start

S&C coaches live their lives split between two places - the gym and the playing field. Strength coaches’ primary concern is getting their athletes in top shape to perform on match day, and that involves a lot more than standing [...]

By |2019-01-23T18:03:08+01:00January 22nd, 2019|Athletic Performance, Personal Training, Resistance Training|

Olympic Weightlifting 101 – The Clean, Jerk and Snatch

Olympic weightlifting isn’t just for elite athletes. The clean, jerk, and snatch are great ways to teach movement and coordination under load. When coached and performed correctly, they contribute to fitness and natural movement patterns in ways most exercises don’t. [...]