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Eat Fats!

I can’t stress the importance of fats in your diet enough! A lot of people think that when they see “LOW FAT!” written on food packaging, that it must be really good for them and that they will lose weight and see fantastic results by eating these products. Well it’s not true; it’s what you call a marketing ploy or…

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Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness What is Functional Fitness? From my perspective Functional Fitness is the collaboration of various forms of training and techniques used in sports, rehabilitation etc. The goal in mind with functional fitness, is first and foremost to achieve a strong and durable physique that rather than being aesthetically pleasing (although this is one of the benefits), is usable in…

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Stretching

Prep Stretching – This is done before your training session, preferably after a brief 3-4 minute cardiovascular warm up such as a light jog. – Hold for 6-10 seconds and do not bounce, hold still. You often see people rocking back and forth in a stretch, this is something you should not be doing! – Lowers the risk of injury.…

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Energy Systems

Creatine Phosphate System [10 seconds] ATP: Adenosine Triphosphate (APPP) Reaction happens where a phophate (P) breaks off creating Adenosine Diphosphate. – Creatine finds a phosphate and takes it to APP to make APPP again. However it has to re-synthesize again. (This is where a Creatine supplement works, it gives this particular energy system a new P, speeding up the process.…

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MSE Benefits

There are many old-fashioned myths about MSE training. (Muscular Strength Endurance Training). Many of these are simply wrong. It is always good to be cautious but when it comes to a point that you’re hindering your success, I think it’s time the facts are put out there for people to read! Below are a list of benefits from various types…

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Muscle Movements

A quick post about the way muscles move during an exercise. I’ve seen many guys in the gym talking about about things related to this topic and they seemed a bit confused. Therefore i have written it out briefly and in a simple way so everyone knows what happens when you lift weights etc. Its fairly straight forward! For the…

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