Should you be chronically sore? Should you be chronically fatigued? Should you be hungry all the time? Or should you feel so great you’ve forgotten the satisfying feeling of self … Continue Reading How do you know your program is effective and working?
The topic of rest periods in the realm of fitness and physical improvement often gets glossed over. I get it, it’s not particularly sexy……. Not as sexy as performance improvement, … Continue Reading Get the body you want: Respect the rest periods!
Stop, pause and reflect. When did you last take a small segment of time to simply take stock of everything? Everything being your journey. We spend so much time focusing … Continue Reading Stop & see how far you’ve come.
Welcome to the next movement in the “overlooked movement” series, where I apply my best efforts to remind you just how powerful and effective certain classic movements are. Last time … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Push-up variations & progressions
Sleep, oxygen, water and food: 4 essential resources to human existence In my previous post, I outlined in specific detail why sleep is too important to skimp out on. Even … Continue Reading 5 Amazing supplements to get your sleep where it needs to be!
Sleep just like oxygen is essential to our existence as human beings. However “modern life” is extracting more and more of our precious sleeping hours with all the unsustainable schedules … Continue Reading 5 Natural and supplement free ways to enhance sleep!
Few people know the standing overhead press was actually included in Olympic lifting right up until as recently as 1972! It’s as primal and basic as it gets, pick a … Continue Reading Overlooked movements: Standing overhead press
We all know (or should) that the process of “working out” or “training” is only effective when carried out in the respect of a crucial equation……… The balance of catabolism … Continue Reading A super effective post workout recovery boosting routine!
Nobody likes to see abuse. But if there’s one thing I really cannot tolerate……it’s cheat meal ‘abuse’ “I deserve a treat every now and then!” – Do you really though? I’ve heard … Continue Reading The cheat meal: Friend or foe?
It’s a fact that many weight trainee’s have never actually performed a ‘true’ one repetition maximum lift. Maybe they just don’t see the value? Or have been mis-informed that there … Continue Reading Testing your 1RM’s (One rep maxes) safely and accurately!
“How much can you bench bro?” This question flies around all over the place and in most gyms you’ll be sure to hear it. Even if you mention you’re into … Continue Reading Knowing your 1RM’s (one rep maxes) is worth much more than bragging rights!
We all know “head knowledge” really only counts for so much and in comparison to personal experience, the “head knowledge” is worth very little. In this final segment of my … Continue Reading How many Carbs should we eat? (The conclusion!)
All hail the mighty PULL UP! We all have that one exercise that we just LOVE doing, no matter how tough, no matter how bad we feel, we just look … Continue Reading What is your KING exercise?