Lean Performance Blog

YOU bring the Intensity!!!

By Dean Jamieson | Sep 22, 2014

Written by Kate Gorman @ Leanperformance.com.au Be honest with yourself… When you train, how hard do you push yourself? Are you a 9 out of 10 person and you push yourself to complete exhaustion? Do your muscles feel like they are on fire and you think your lungs might explode. Do you leave the session…

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GUEST POST: Why you should never train yourself by Mike Samuels @ healthylivingheavylifting.com

By Dean Jamieson | Sep 16, 2014

Mike Samuels healthylivingheavylifting.com     You’re a crap trainer.   Sorry, but it’s true.   At least, that is, when it comes to coaching yourself.   You might be the hottest trainer in your gym, have your clients come in shredded for shows, and be able to train someone to peak performance prowess, but when…

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3 things that piss me off…

By Dean Jamieson | Sep 12, 2014

Hey guys, sorry for the lack of blog posts lately – it’s been a super busy period, no excuse but I haven’t had a lot of time to do much writing. Enough of that, here we go. I wanted to get a few things off my chest that are irritating me about the fitness industry. 1)…

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Guest Post: Are you afraid of the man cave? (Kate Gorman)

By Dean Jamieson | May 21, 2014

I often walk past the group fitness room at the gym where I work and watch row after row of pump bars whizzing up and down; girls trying to keep up with the crazy paced tempo whilst maintaining no real technique because the room is so full they can’t see the instructor.  I often wonder…

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Win $1k

By Dean Jamieson | Apr 17, 2014

THREE REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO BE A PART OF OUR GROUP TRAINING SESSIONS. 1: We will be holding a Fat loss seminar providing all clients with Fat loss protocols designed by a sports nutritionist to ensure every single person is on the same page to guarantee fat loss success. 2: We train for fat…

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Why Jogging to improve your Cardio SUCKS!!!

By Dean Jamieson | Mar 21, 2014

Hi, welcome back to the blog. Over the past 8 weeks, I have conducted my own little experiment on how you can improve your running without running! Sounds weird, right? If you follow any of my posts/ blogs you will know I’m NOT a massive fan of jogging – I think it’s a waste of…

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Week Two on the 5:2 Diet

By Dean Jamieson | Mar 14, 2014

What the f*** am I doing? This isn’t a new nutrition plan, this isn’t cutting edge. Whilst on my 3rd low calorie day during week 2 it suddenly occurred to me that this plan is exactly the same as another fat loss plan I have been recommending for years. That is two “protein only days”…

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Eat more, drop FAT!

By Dean Jamieson | Mar 11, 2014

Kylie and I having been working together for around 15 months now. When Kylie came to me she had just finished trying to get lean. One of the main things we identified that she was doing wrong was severely reducing the amount she was eating dropping weight very fast but making it very hard for…

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My 5:2 fat loss diet EXPERIEMENT.

By Dean Jamieson | Mar 7, 2014

The 5:2 diet was made popular in celeb circles in Hollywood and something I have been asked about numerous times this year, so I thought I would complete the nutrition plan over the next 5 weeks and blog about it for you all to see. No bullshit, I will just tell you how it is……

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