Book Review: How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy

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By Paul Chek If you have been around the health and fitness industry a while then, the chances are you’ll have heard of Paul Chek. He was one of the pioneers of CPD courses for personal trainers and established a popular brand teaching his methodologies through the Chek institute.   Over the years he has developed somewhat of a maverick …

Book Review: The Purposeful Primitive – From Fat and Flaccid to Lean and Powerful

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If you are interested in weight training then, this is a must read. The author, Marty Gallagher has done a phenomenal job!   It provides a unique insight into the training of some of the legends of the iron game. The book provides you behind the scenes access to the training methodologies of many all-time greats that Gallagher has trained …

Should You Have a Post Workout Shake?

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Do you slam a post-workout (PWO) shake within seconds of finishing the final rep of your session OR  rush off to eat  meal ASAP? Nutrient Timing/PWO shakes certainly divides opinion. Some people fixate on them to the detriment of other ‘bigger’ factors. They think that nailing a post-workout shake is the key to their gains. Others think they are of no …

Fat Loss Hack – An Apple A Day Keeps Fat Gain Away

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  More specifically, an apple 15-minutes before lunch can help you consume fewer overall calories. That brings a new meaning to lean in 15, doesn’t it? Fewer calories = less fat As study by Flood-Obbagy et al., found that… …“eating peeled apple segments containing 125kcals (roughly equivalent to 2 apples), 15 minutes before lunch led to people consuming 315 less …

Do You Know What You Think You Know and Do You Apply It?

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Ever heard the phrase, “a little bit of knowledge can be dangerous”? This phrase applies to training for hypertrophy. In my experience, many people develop a certain degree of understanding about training for muscle gain. Then, inexplicably they start doing all sorts of things which violate the principles they had learnt. I have done exactly the same thing. I wasted …

What Is the Best Time of Day to Train for Hypertrophy?

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My practical advice on this subject is…train whenever you can, to maintain a consistent, progressive training plan.   Consistency and adherence are fundamental to the success of the training process. Don’t get hung up on details such as, optimal training times until you have established training as a daily habit.   With that general overview out of the way we …

ChristMASS – How To Build Muscle Sitting on the Sofa

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Christmas, The Most Wonderful Time of The Year? Does December strike fear into your heart? Scared that you’ll wake up in January fat and skinny after eating too many mince pies? It’s common knowledge that the holiday season presents a few obstacles to your physique goals. Your boss is on your case to hit year-end goals and deadlines. There are …

Optimal Strategies For Fat Loss

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In this video I discuss how best to achieve fat loss… Don’t want to watch the vid? Here are my notes on the topic: Note before the notes. These are the notes I scribbled down when planning the vid so they are un-edited. Apologies for lack of grammar, punctuation etc. Need a deficit Different ways to achieve a deficit Calories …