Monday, 28 September 2015

How to Flip Your Recovery Switch to Accelerate Your Results

Want to build muscle, burn fat or improve your performance? You bust your butt day in and day out at the gym, but are your results worthy of your efforts? You are investing your valuable time and energy into your training, but is this investment really paying off? Once you are training hard and smart, the next step is to work on your recovery. The faster and better you can recover the faster progress be and the less time it will take you to get to your goals. To accelerate your recovery and thus your training gains, you need to learn how to turn on your body’s recovery switch.
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Monday, 21 September 2015

The Best Exercises for Building Muscle

Want to pack on some lean mass? If so, you better get your exercise selection right. I have had countless muscle building plateaus because I simply picked the wrong exercises. As with any training goal, one of the most important training variables for building muscle is picking fantastic exercises. Get this one wrong and even the best selection of sets and reps will fail to pack on the mass you want. However, there is no universal single-best exercise for everyone. The real secret is to find the best muscle building exercises for you. Here is how to do it.

Monday, 14 September 2015

How to Find and Grow Your Niche in the Fitness Industry

In today’s fitness industry, there are countless trainers and endless fitness blogs. So how to do you make a name for yourself? How do you get clients to train with you? How do you get people to your website? How to you make a comfortable living and still have time to take care of your personal health and fitness? While many different strategies have been tried, I believe the best way for both lasting success and the ability to impact the lives of many is to find and develop your niche.
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Monday, 7 September 2015

8 Reasons You Are Not Losing Fat

Most people want to lose fat. Few, however actually succeed in doing it. Countless people go to the gym and watch what they eat yet fail to get rid of unwanted fat. If you are struggling to lose fat, here are 8 things that might be stopping you.
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Monday, 31 August 2015

5 Dangers of “Superfoods”

We all know that healthy eating starts with eating less junk. Then you need to get your calories and macros (i.e. proteins, fats and carbs) right for you and your goals. From there you can take your nutrition to the next level by including more superfoods. However, in doing so, you can run into these five traps if you are not careful.
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Monday, 24 August 2015

Double vs Single Leg Squat – The Verdict Is In!

“You don’t play sports on 2 legs, so why should you train on 2 legs?” This argument is often used by those who are proponents of single leg training. For decades strength coaches have used the traditional bilateral (2 leg) squat to build strength and improve athletic performance. However the last several years, there have been coaches who have moved away from bilateral squats claiming the superiority of unilateral (1 leg at a time) training. Usually their augments were based on logic, observation and personal experience. However, now we have decent study to get to the bottom of this debate. It’s time to put opinions aside and look at what really matters – results.

Monday, 17 August 2015

How to Use Performance Training to Build a Better Looking Body

“I just want to look good naked! I don’t care about my vertical jump, my 40 yard dash or my one rep max deadlift.” I get it. Not everyone is an athlete. Not everyone cares about their performance. However if you asked most aesthetic-focused individuals to describe what they want to look like, most would describe the body of a lean, powerful athlete. Even if you have no desire to compete and don’t care about the numbers you can put up in the gym, you can look more like an athlete – if you train like one. In addition to improved performance, here are 8 ways you can use athletic-style training to help you sculpt your best-looking body.