Jon Mallon

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Jon Mallon has spent every waking moment developing his understanding of the body’s capabilities. He has an undying passion for all things strength, with his extensive knowledge from coaching hundreds of clients, to his 1st Class BSc Sports Science and MSc Strength and Conditioning, paving the way to deliver results directly to you. He has been a strength and conditioning coach for a variety of sports from amateur boxing to professional rugby, providing him with the art of coaching required to deliver the science of training. Jon's current areas of focus involve comprehensive postural analysis, neurological strength and evolutionary biology.

(1) Strength Bite – Vary Your Training

WHAT ARE STRENGTH BITES?Strength Bites are a new article series with a 2 Main Goals in mind: Remove complexityGive you practical advice you can implement straight away Key Lessons “How Much Variation depends on YouAs with everything, it’s a matter of context and knowing how you respond to training individually. Skill level is the main thing […]

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| The Ultimate Guide to Strength Training for Runners |

Quick Navigation Set the SceneOne Foot in Front of the Other…Chapter One – What Is It About Running?WHAT?Masochistic ObsessionsEase of Access + Love/Hate RelationshipBorn 2 RunChapter Two – Faults with Traditional Running Training1. Too Much Specificity2. Individuality 3. Improper Progression + Monitoring4. No Focus on WeaknessesChapter Three – Why Strength Training for Runners is so […]

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| The Ultimate Guide to Strength Training for Beginners |

You’ve taken the first step! Strength training for beginners can seem daunting at first – but look no further, we’ve created the Ultimate Guide.  Now, I want to stress that this guide is pretty exhaustive… I’m talking 10,000+ words exhaustive… It culminates almost every question I’ve ever been asked, as well as all of the information deemed relevant […]

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| Controlling the T Spine – Thoracic Spine Exercises |

Thoracic spine exercises are essential if you want to build the strongest version of yourself.  Struggling to progress your squat or being pulled over at the start of a deadlift? Neck/shoulder pain? Or simply catching yourself slumping at the shoulders?  Each of these points has a common origin – thoracic extension/position.  Set the SceneSquat day comes round again. […]

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