Monday, 25 July 2016

4 Diet Traps You Must Avoid to Lose Fat

Losing fat is hard work. It can be even harder in today’s diet world. With so much conflicting information, it is easy to get caught up in a diet trap. If you are serious about losing fat and keeping it off, here are 4 diet traps you can’t afford to get caught in.

Monday, 18 July 2016

5 Keys to Personalizing a Muscle Building Program

Muscle building is simple – right? Lift big, eat big and boom – you’re big. If it was that simple, then why do so many people find muscle building so elusive? Sure there are many people who train like a Pussy and eat like a bird and then complain they are not getting bigger. However, there are also tons of people who seem to be doing everything right and yet fail to gain muscle. Why? Because while the basic principles of training apply to everyone, so does the law of individuality. There are 5 specific aspects of muscle building that need to be personalized for you. If not, all your hard work can be in vain.

Monday, 11 July 2016

How to Fix Hip Shift in the Squat

Great exercises like the squat offer fantastic benefits - if they are done right. If you want to take full advantage of all the squat has to offer, you need to get your form nailed down. While there are major problems such as the heel shooting off the ground or your tail tucking, there is a subtler problem you also need to watch for – lateral hip shift. Left undetected, this movement flaw can increase low back and knee stress, create muscular strength and mobility imbalances and ingrain faulty movement patterns. This technique flaw is a symptom of an underlying problem. If you can identify what this problem is and fix it you are on your way to safer, more effective squatting. And that is just what I’ll show you how to do.

Monday, 4 July 2016

Jump Training vs. Weight Training: The Best Way to Increase Your Speed & Vertical Jump

Want to run faster and jump higher? Who doesn’t? As an athlete, you know full well that increasing your explosive power and vertical jump will help you dominate your competition. So what’s the best way to do this? Do you need some special jump training program, or should you just get to the weight room and get stronger? Is one better than the other, or is a combination of the two the secret to big hops. Let’s look at what the latest research has to say about this.

Monday, 27 June 2016

A Simple, Overlooked Key to Easier Fat Loss Nutrition

What’s the secret to effective fat loss nutrition? Is it eating low fat? How about low carb? Is it the wheat that gives people a belly? What if you eliminate gluten, go paleo or become a vegan? Do you need to fast or only eat low glycemic foods? Is eating clean all you need to do? Maybe there are “4 foods you should never eat”. Maybe you just add a popular fat burning supplement such as: Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA), Green Tea Extract, Garcinia Cambogia Extract, Raspberry Ketones, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Glucomannan, Meratrim, Forskolin or one of the countess fat burners on the market. No, you’re smarter than that. You know that nothing replaces good old fashion hard work and dedication when it comes to fat loss. Once you come to terms with this, I can help you. I look for ways to help people make the hard things a little easier. I’ve got a simple strategy that will help make fat loss nutrition a little easier than most people make it.

Monday, 20 June 2016

The Best Hamstring Exercise Just Got Better!

When people talk about muscles it seems to always be the mirror muscles. It seems that everyone wants to focus on pecs, biceps and abs. Any lower body work was traditionally quad focused. Now the glutes seem to get all the attention. Hamstrings just don’t get the love they deserve! That’s too bad because if you are serious about your lower body aesthetics, your athletic performance or your knee health, you need to give your hammies some serious TLC. While there are a handful of great hamstring exercises, my all-time favorite is the Romanian Deadlift. And, with this new tweak, we are going to take hamstring training to a whole new level!

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

The Worst Weight Loss Mistake

Most diets fail. While it is controversial, many estimate that about 95% of all diets fail. Also, research from UCLA shows that 1/3 to 2/3 of those who lose weight on a diet gain the weight back. With that “encouraging news” should you even bother to try to lose weight? Well, the choice is yours. However, if you choose to lose weight, you will greatly increase your chance of getting and keeping the weight off if you avoid this costly and all-too-common weight loss mistake.