I reckon it’s time we cut the Assault Bike some slack! There’s rumours around the gym that it’s the hardest piece of conditioning equipment going around and I’ve even heard some people refer to it as the ‘Devil Bike’.
If you’ve been lifting for a long time you’ve probably experienced that horrible feeling of your back buckling under load at least once. You approach the barbell, set your body into position, big drive into the floor and then “pop”!
Goal setting is almost essential in feeling rewarded for your hard work in all training and sport. The most common method for goal setting is SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timeline) goals.
Have you ever been prescribed a session by your coach and you just couldn’t complete the exercises given to you? You were only able to get one muscle up instead of the three put down, or you snatched 55kg but kept missing the 60kg on your program?