Your legs hurt? You’re not in pain.. you’re just sore.

The difference between pain and soreness in the gym. When training in the gym the body undergoes a variety of stimuli and stressors. Lifting weights and crushing grueling conditioning workouts can lead to the body feeling a few things the next day. But how can we distinguish what we’re feeling the day after a workout.…

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Upper/Lower 4-Day Split

Try this 4-Day training program that will have you train all your major muscle groups twice a week. Great for beginners looking to ‘fast-track’ their progress or intermediates to mix things up. Overview This training program works well for those who are relatively time poor and cannot spend 5-6 days in the gym. The beauty…

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You cannot spot reduce fat!

And there is no exercise to lose weight around the stomach. For a long time this myth has stuck around almost as long as the unwanted fat that lingers around our mid-section. This article aims to educate you on why the concept of ‘Spot Reduction’ is false and why doing sit-ups all day won’t result…

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How Much Rest Should You Take?

How Much Rest Should You Take? When you’re in the gym, resting between sets has been looked at as an indicator of ‘work effort’. If you’re resting too long – you’re not working hard enough right? If you rest for longer than 10 seconds then you’re not going to acquire gains and your workout means…

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What is Protein? You mean Mass Bulk WPI Pro Powder right? – What you NEED to know about Protein! (VIDEO)

What is Protein? In this video I cover the bases on Protein and it’s role within the body and the gym. When most people think of protein the first thing they think of is Protein powders, shakes, large bodybuilders, grunting, steroids <– that’s the really fucked cycle I see across beginners in the gym. Simply,…

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Warm up or Ramp up – The treadmill is NOT a warm up!

  Warm up or Ramp up. In most commercial gyms, when you hear the term ‘warm up’ the first thing that comes to mind is to spend 5 minutes on the treadmill – scrolling through your Facebook feed and maybe catching up on your latest YouTube videos. From here you’ll hop off, grab a sip…

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Best Articles of the Week 18/11/2016

Every week I read the latest articles on training, nutrition and injury management. Looking for credible sources is becoming harder in today’s internet age so thus I created ‘Best Articles of the Week’. Articles are broken into categories: Strength/Hypertrophy Maximizing Squat Gains With Bar and Load Squat Variations, Barbell Physio Bodyweight Training for Athletes, Chris…

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Best Articles of the Week 9/11/2016

Every week I read the latest articles on training, nutrition and injury management. Looking for credible sources is becoming harder in today’s internet age so thus I created ‘Best Articles of the Week’. Articles are broken into categories: Strength/Hypertrophy Three Quarters of a Century and Still Getting Strong(er), Jeff Guller. https://www.elitefts.com/education/three-quarters-of-a-century-and-still-getting-stronger/ November Research Preview: Stability…

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“I want to get stronger! I don’t want to get bulky” F**k!! What you need to know about Strength training.

“I want to lift weights, but don’t want to get bulky. Okay so you want to get stronger? No,no,no I don’t want to get big.” This was a quote from a conversation I had the other day at the gym with a member. She then went on to explain she wants to be able to…

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You can burn fat without cardio

  And you don’t have to starve yourself either. Its almost the first thing most people think about when they think about burning fat. Long sessions of running, images of treadmills and jogging around a park for hours. Often when I meet a new member at the gym and they tell me they just want…

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