Fat loss is about nutrition. However, a good exercise program can accelerate your results. Traditionally, many people have looked to steady-state cardio to melt off unwanted fat. However, over the last almost 20 years, high-intensity interval training or HIIT has continued to grow in popularity. This brings us the important question – if you want to lose fat, which is better – steady state or HIIT? The latest research may surprise you.
Monday, 14 August 2017
Monday, 31 July 2017
Push-ups are a fantastic exercise. However, like most body weight exercises, you run into a problem – you are working with your body, which is a fixed weight. As a result, many people abandon push-ups as they get stronger and miss the tremendous benefits this exercise has to offer. However, this does not have to be the case. Here are six effective ways to load push-ups so you can continue to use this fantastic exercise to build upper body size, strength, and performance.
Monday, 24 July 2017
Let’s talk about you and your training. Are you moving towards your goals? Are you truly happy with your results? If not, it’s time to find why. Perhaps you made the same mistake I made. Perhaps you are trying to train on someone else’s terms and not your own terms. If so, it’s time for things to change. It’s time to start training on your terms!
Monday, 10 July 2017
Deadlifts are an amazing exercise to improve performance, pack on muscle, burn fat and build real-life functional strength. Effective deadlifting begins with your grip. This brings up a very important question: what is the best grip for deadlifts?
Monday, 3 July 2017
Have you ever made fun of that guy at your gym with the massive upper body and scrawny legs? Is his issue really just that he is allergic to the squat rack or scared of hard work? While this is possible, it’s not always the case. Alternatively, what about those guys you have seen who have thick muscular legs and calves with a relatively small upper body? Are they guys who don’t like chest and arm work? Not likely. While training has a HUGE impact, most people have some level of genetic dominance to their upper or lower body. Understanding your genetic strengths and weaknesses can give you further clarity into your expectations and training practices.
Monday, 26 June 2017
The quest to get in great shape has many challenges. These include lack of equipment, skill, space and most of all time! Today many folks use high intensity finishers as a fast, time-efficient way to boost conditioning and melt off unwanted body fat. However many of these workouts are high skilled, high impact and high risk. Here is a fast, simple, safer high intensity finisher to crank your metabolism into overdrive!
Monday, 19 June 2017
So you want to build some muscle? Great! However, is what you are doing in the gym actually helping you build muscle? Too many guys make the mistake of emphasizing their ego at the expense of their muscle growth. As a result, their head is the only thing that actually grows. If you are serious about building muscle, here are 10 ego traps you must avoid. I’ll also provide with you with a practical application ego challenge so you know just what to do so that you can actually build muscle.