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March 20, 2018

How much protein should I consume?

First of all we must ask, what is protein and why should we eat it? Protein is a key substance in the body aiding the maintenance and growth of muscles. Therefore, if we are exercising, in the gym or elsewhere, we constantly need a good supply of protein to keep our muscles and body at optimal healt...

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August 24, 2017

How you should structure your training

For quite a while, if you spoke to experienced gym "go-ers" they would tell you that split training is the best way to get results. So what is split training? Split training is basically where you assign a certain day for a certain body part.

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August 24, 2017

Focusing on things you dislike is more beneficial for you

We all have routines in the gym that we like. however, the routines/exercises that we don't like we typically avoid. A prime example of this is leg day! Most guys in the gym will avoid leg day as it isn't the same as getting a pump when training chest. A way around this could be adding on a couple ...

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August 24, 2017

The benefits of MyFitnessPal

The purpose of this post isn't for me to tell you about my new workout buddy! My Fitness Pal is an App for your smart phone developed by Under Armour. It is used to help track your food and macro nutrient intake throughout the day and week. Tracking food intake - everyone has an aim or goal when tr...

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August 24, 2017

What is the 70/30 split?

Everyone joining a gym has a goal. As with any goal you need to put the work in to help reach it. Most people will do the gym 3,4,5 or even 6 times a week. But where they fail is the nutrition aspect... Some people will say its 70% nutrition 30% exercise. Others will say its 100% nutrition, 100% ex...

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August 24, 2017

Deciding on your goal and how to achieve it

If you take a look around you in the gym, everyone is working towards their goal. Therefore the variation in exercises will differ from person to person. What you need to decide on is what your goal is and don't take aspects from everyone else goal.

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August 24, 2017

Could training with a friend be beneficial or detrimental?

Some people prefer to train on their own, some people need a friend there with them. There are no right or wrong ways about it, it all comes down to personal preference. However if your thinking of going to the gym with a friend there may be a few things you need to consider first.

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August 24, 2017

Lifting heavy vs Lifting correctly

In order to build muscle we have to lift weights. Theres no doubt about it. However, where most people fall short is lifting too heavy. This can be down to a number of reasons...

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August 24, 2017

What is the soreness after the gym?

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or "DOMS" for short is the soreness and ache in a muscle after exercise. This can happen anywhere between 24 hours to 36 hours after exercise. Most beginners will get DOMS because the muscle fibres are not used to tearing and being put under tension and stress. This me...

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August 24, 2017

Why women should lift weights

When women join the gym or ask for a programme, the most common phrase we hear is "I don't want to look big and muscly like a man". However they always follow this up with, "but I want better shoulders, a nice toned back and good arms, with a perky bum". -
 When we use the phrase "tone" we are ess...

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August 24, 2017

How to fix that back pain

The posterior chain is a set of muscles built up from the Bicep Femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus (Hamstrings) the Gluteals, including Maximus, Minimus and Medius and the Erector Spinae (lower back).

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