Author Archives: Simon Hunt

About Simon Hunt

As a professional for over 15 years with a strong academic background, Simon has developed dynamic style of personal training. Effective, functional training routines, tailored towards your personal health and fitness goals are what he loves to work towards. This style of training is based around a wealth of experience that includes, working with numerous World and Olympic athletes, developing Norwegian sport champions, preventing heart problems and other diseases through exercise as a medicine, as well as countless private clients. www.sihunt.wordpress,com www.youtube.com/user/SiHunt As professional athlete and personal trainer, i have over 24 years experience in athletics where my expertise lie in the jump events and sprints. I also have knowledge of basketball and gymnastics. I have 15 years experience working as personal trainer 6 of which as an exercise physiologist training heart patients, ranging from angina to transplant, as well as many other specialised conditions i.e. diabetics etc.

Malin – Shoulders and Sailing


Malin has started working out at Front Yard with Coach Simon Hunt. Malin has a background in gymnastics and skiing. She now is training for athletics and competitive sailing in a team. After some shoulder problems and injuries that have … Continue reading

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Jon Willy Year 2 Phase 1 Plan


Phase 1 is 6-8 Weeks November – December 2016. Touring for xmas gigs so little high jumping. Weekly Sprints x 2 Plyometrics x 2 Weights x 2 Circuit x 2 Abs x 4   Sprints P1 Jog and dynamics Drills … Continue reading

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Jon Willy Phase 1 Year 2 Planing


Jon has complete 7 weeks of base conditioning before the start of his second winter training. You can read his programme here for this phase, large numbers of reps in the gym and many km of running has been great … Continue reading

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Jumps and Plyometrics First Session @ Front Yard with Coach Simon Hunt


Rickard is an ex swimmer and this was his first jumps session. The mechanics of this session was all double foot work warming up with full range exercises and learning how to accelerate the body mass through hip and ankle … Continue reading

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Canali Posterior Chain with Jon Willy


Jon Willy posture and Canali training for posterior chain with Coach Simon Hunt at Front Yard. Pictures and video below.  This training is based on the work of Vincenzo Canali and Italian Professor in posture in sport. Exercises are performed … Continue reading

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Strength and Conditioning for the Coach


Today´s strength and conditioning session for me was varied with lighter weight and higer volume than I would normally do. After a great game of cricket on Sunday in the sun, with Oslo Aliens CC,  I could feel my legs. … Continue reading

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Jon Willy M50 High Jump – Pre Winter Aerobic Conditioning


Training programme for 6 weeks of aerobic conditioning before the start of phase 1 strength conditioning for high jump. The principles are strength based movement done correctly, consistency of repetitions to keep heart rate high and intensity is controlled by … Continue reading

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