A recent news article has shone a light on Emily Brand, a teenage girl who was in depths of anorexia that has credited bodybuilding for saving her life.
“Andy, how can you just eat clean all the time?”
The best way to answer this question is in two words……(pause for affect)…. “I don’t!”
- 5 exercises
- 4 sets on each exercise
- 10 reps on each set
- Only 45 seconds rest after each set
The weight is important, but the form is paramount..... ENJOY!
For those of you who don’t know I have a son who's one years old and is currently teething, for those of you who have children or have done Army Infantry Training you’ll know that sleep deprivation sucks, I mean really sucks!!
There are a host of myths about the ‘right’ types of exercise, so we’re going to take a look at a few of them and explain what you should be doing instead.
What you do after your workout is almost as important as what you do during it, so here are some top tips for a proper post-workout recovery!
Intermittent fasting is a "NEW" and exciting way to achieve amazing fat loss results…….. just kidding, humans have fasted for most of history, whether it’s during the typical nights sleep, during more extended periods of food scarcity, or for religious reasons……
You may or may not have heard of functional pattern training, so here we are taking a look at what is it and whether it could be the right type of training for you.
There are two ways I can target this question, I could say “yes” most people who need to lose weight/fat generally need to eat less and move more.
Alternatively, I could say this is irresponsible advice, people can take it to an unhealthy and unsustainable extreme. So, let’s break this down
Yes, you’ve all heard of dietary fats, some people are still under the impression that dietary fats make you fat and others believe that fats are just another macronutrient your body needs to survive, just like proteins and carbs, personally I believe in the latter.
Extra training is generally a good shout when you want to take your fitness to the next level, but it's not always effective, especially when it comes to fat loss. So here's a couple of mistakes people make when increasing their training frequency for fat loss goals.....
Protein is one of the three energy sources our body needs known as macronutrients, the other two being carbohydrates and fats, but unlike carbohydrates and fats, protein is not primarily used as energy, instead it’s primarily used to build and repair……
A recent study has found that exercise, along with sleep and a small amount of alcohol every day can improve your brain function!
People often spend their time and energy focusing on the latest fitness trends, meal replacement shake or supplement and simply neglect the essentials.
So here's 5 fitness essentials that people often neglect....
Why Online Personal Training Is The Future Of The Fitness Industry
This might be a slightly controversial post, but it’s the truth.
Unfortunately, there are no foods that directly link to you gaining fat, I’ll say that again to give a bit more punch to this post…. THERE ARE NO FOODS THAT DIRECTLY LINK TO YOU GAINING FAT!
Research suggests there is a profound effect on those suffering from with depression when under-going a strength training programme.
Many women don't want to quit their fitness regime when pregnant, so here are some expert tips on how to keep exercising right up until you give birth!
If you enjoy keeping fit and also the social aspect of going to the gym then you may be interested to learn of these fitness festivals going on this year!
Have you ever considered how poor hydration could be impacting your training performance?
Peter Clifton, a professor of nutrition has released new research suggesting there's no such thing as heart-protecting fat.
If you’re after a strong, lean torso then you’ve got to torch your obliques in the gym. Here are a few exercises to try out in the gym this week!