Training

DO THIS, But Only If You Want Results…

I was in the US a few weeks back and I went to “24hr fitness” and got a week membership for $50. I managed to squeeze four training sessions so I got my moneys worth. I like to train a lot when I go away as it helps firstly to offset the extra calories that I …

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Training

Meet Janet (She Didn’t Bulk Up)

“So I want to lose about a stone I think, maybe a little more, but I need to be careful with weight training”, said Janet. “Oh really? Why’s that? I asked, already knowing what was coming next. “I put on muscle really quick so I have to keep the weights really light. I don’t want …

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Training

The Reason You’re Not Getting Results in The Gym

You know what frustrates the hell out of me? It’s people working hard in the gym but just doing the wrong things. I see it all the time and I’ve written about this several times before but it’s worth looking at it again. I was in the gym yesterday actually, trying to minimise the excess …

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Training

The REAL Reason You Ain’t Burning Body Fat

You want to know the answer? Well assuming your diet is clean most of the time, high protein with good fats and carbs when needed, the exercises you select in the gym will play a MASSIVE roll. We see it in gyms all the time. People working hard on exercises that just don’t work. Allow me …

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Training

9 Reasons How Weight Training Will Improve Your Life

  It will make you faster. If running is your thing, weight training will increase your speed, whether its 100m or up to a marathon. Contrary to what many “runners” believe, weight training will not make you slower and muscle bound. Read this for more detail specifically for runners. Makes you stronger. Weight training will increase …

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Training

19 Reasons To Train Today

It’s a privilege to be able to train. Someone somewhere is paralysed and dreams about training You will sleep better tonight. You will have more energy today. Forget Prozac or Valium. It’s nature’s best anti-depressant. You will feel good about yourself if you workout today. You will be more productive at EVERY other thing you do …

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Training

Train Like a Man To Look Like a Woman

What do I mean when I say this? Well having successfully trained hundreds of males and females over the years I have made a very important observation when it comes to achieving results. Before I get into this let me take you through a scenario that is played out every day across most gyms across …

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Training

Don’t Do THIS in The Gym

1) The cross trainer. Slow, boring cardio that won’t help you burn much fat. It’s non weight-bearing which means you have to work very hard just to raise your heart rate to a level that will stress your body and tap into those fat stores. This lack of resistance means there will be little if …

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Training

7 Reasons Why Women Must Weight Train

Here are my 7 Reasons why women “MUST” use weights or resistance training as part of their fitness program. Many women (not all) are stuck in the mindset of using cardio to get results from their gym efforts and find themselves not getting the results they desire. First of all, lets look at some of the …

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lies of health & fitness

Health

The Top 6 Lies of Health & Fitness

There are many more but here are my top 6… 1) Cardio is the best way to “Tone up” and burn body fat 2) Sit ups will give you a flat stomach or 6-pack abs 3) Protein shakes will “Bulk” you up or make you big 4) When you stop weight training your muscle turns …

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High reps vs low reps

Training

High Reps to Burn Body Fat Right?

Should you use high reps and low weight or low reps and a heavy weight? The answer is very simple Both. But it depends what your goals are. Let’s look at the number of reps as a continuum. 1-15… If you can lift a weight only once and not even get two reps that is considered your …

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Training

The Best Compound Exercise

It would appear that my newsletter about the best fat burning cardio ruffled a few feathers. I didn’t realise so many people were attached to non-productive activities…. I’m sorry, but I’m not sorry I just want you all to get the best results in the shortest time possible and I know deep down, so you do …

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Charles Poliquin

Health

11 Tips From Charles Poliquin

I was listening to a great podcast the other day with Tim Ferris and Charles Poliquin. For those that don’t know Tim Ferris, he wrote the “4 hour workweek” and the “4 hour body” He is basically looks at successful people, people like billionaires, top sportsman and entrepreneurs and examines what makes them tick, their morning routines, picks apart how and …

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Training

You Gotta Train Those Wheels

Today I want to talk to you about your wheels. Yes, your legs but in fitness circles, we often refer to them as wheels. Soooo many men skip leg day and I want it to stop. Right now. Today. Two reasons really…firstly, nothing looks worse than a well-developed, athletic upper torso and below the waist, you …

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