Weight Vests & Plate Carriers

Weight Vests & Plate Carriers

September 01, 2018

You see them everywhere these days, from military & police hopefuls during their conditioning workouts to the IT Helpdesk chick during her 20 minute circuit at her local box.

Considering how popular they are these days, we're asking the big questions. Why? What is the added benefit?

First things first: Do weight vests actually improve conditioning or performance in the long run? The research is pretty mixed. Some studies suggest...

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Our Vision & Goal

Our Vision & Goal

August 26, 2018

Skilled Athlete started from humble beginnings. As a brand we started with an idea and a goal, we didn't have much capital so we started with two t-shirts and a single Strength & Conditioning e-book. We sold these through a buy button on our Facebook page which cost us $9 a month, we didn’t even have a website or Instagram page at this stage. Our growth might have started slow, but it has been organic. We’ve grown because you, our support, believe in us and continue to support us.

So where did the idea come from?

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Journalism in the information era.

Journalism in the information era.

June 11, 2018

Journalism and credibility in the information era is a tricky thing. It is not a recent development, but many news sources discuss or pass opinion on subjects which they have little or no understanding of. In our world this applies to the military, but realistically, pick any other...

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The End

The End

June 08, 2018

Our Free WOD Program will slowly be reeled in at the end of Week 10 - 7.0 - this doesn’t mean the program stops there, it just means the rest will be available on subscription. Why?

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Find your reason

Find your reason

June 01, 2018 2 Comments

There’s a little myth floating around about our brand, Skilled Athlete and we’d like to de-bunk the following. You do not need to be an athlete to carry our brand. You do not need to have an exceptional skill to wear our brand.

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Remember the story about Walking Wounded?

Remember the story about Walking Wounded?

May 13, 2018

Remember the ABC 7.30 program and the previous article we wrote regarding the charity "Walking Wounded" and the fraud allegations against them? Here's a refresher in case you're unaware of the story.
"Queensland police are investigating allegations that a charity set up to help Afghanistan war veterans was defrauded of $1.3 million.

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Fitness Supplements and why you should care

Fitness Supplements and why you should care

May 12, 2018

The global market for Sports & Fitness Nutrition Supplements is projected to reach US$8.8 billion by 2020, driven by the rising consumption of dietary supplements.

And that data sounds quite promising if you’re one of the big players in the dietary supplement industry. There’s a few possible deductions we can make from the staggering projections reaching US$8.8 billion.

  1. More people are turning to exercise than ever before,
  2. More people are turning to supplementation than ever before,
  3. More people want more, for less than ever before.

Let’s call number one...

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