Monday, 2 May 2016

My Number 1 Training Tip for Women

Ladies, its time you get the results you deserve! I’m sick and tired of women being on the receiving end of bad training advice. Too many ladies have unmet goals. Too many women consistently invest their valuable time and energy at the gym and yet fail to get the results they want. Whether you are an athlete who wants to compete in elite level sport, or you just want to develop a hard, toned athletic body, there is one thing that you must do. Every woman who has been truly successful with training does this. It is the number one most important thing I can tell you about how to train to get the results you want. 


Monday, 25 April 2016

The Top 10 Gym Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

You work hard for your training and you deserve results. However, every time I’m in a regular gym and I look around at the people working out, I sigh in frustration. Over and over again I see the same mistakes. Mistakes the cost people time, safety and results. Here are 10 mistakes I see all the time – are you making any of these?

Monday, 11 April 2016

7 Superior Alternatives to 7 Popular Core Exercises

Want a six pack? How about a healthy low back or high performance core strength? Maybe you’re like me and demand all of the above from your ab training. Regardless of your reason, you are likely doing some core exercises as part of your overall routine. But, are you doing the best exercises you can to train your abs? Success with any fitness or training goal starts with picking amazing exercises. The problem with this is that many popular core exercises range from not very good to downright dangerous. However, there are some fantastic alternatives – if you are willing to put in the work. 

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Monday, 4 April 2016

The New Rules of Carbs

Diet rules suck. Any time you get a dietary recommendation that includes words such as “always”, “never”, “only”, a big red flag should go up. While rules can be great for many things, diet rules can mess up your nutrition. Following the latest diet laws can make nutrition unnecessarily difficult and sometimes completely sabotage your goals. One particular area of nutrition that is flooded with rules is the area of carbohydrates. If you blindly follow traditional carb rules you can get fat, lose muscle, kill your performance and even hurt your health. To avoid these problems, follow the “new rules” (i.e. principles) of carbs.
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Monday, 28 March 2016

Squat Right for Your Body Type

Squats are the king of all exercises! Right? Well, it depends. For some people squats are almost miracle-like in their ability to build insane levels of strength, pack on slabs of muscle and take one’s performance to a whole new level. However, for others squat have resulted in nothing but frustration, injuries, skinny legs, back backs, achy knees and strength plateaus. While squats are great movement, we all come in different shape and sizes and this effects our squatting ability. If you want to get the most out of this amazing movement, then you need to learn how to squat right for your body type.


Monday, 21 March 2016

The Best Rest Interval for Building Muscle & Strength

Want to pack on some muscle? For optimal results, you need to get the important training variables nailed down. Among these variables is your rest time between sets. Check out what the latest research says about how long you should rest between sets to build the most muscle and strength.


Monday, 14 March 2016

Deadlift Right for Your Body Type

Deadlifts rock! Few if any exercise can touch deadlifts for their ability to build full-body functional strength. They also build an amazing foundation of strength for athletic performance, muscle gain and even fat loss training. Pressed for time? Deadlifts hit a tone of muscles at once and offer tremendous bang for your buck. However, despite these fantastic benefits, deadlifts can quickly wreck you. To maximize your results while minimizing your risk, proper form is essential when deadlifting. However, before you worry about proper form for the deadlift, you have to ensure that you are doing the best deadlift variation for YOU! You have to learn how to deadlift right for your body type.