weight training fundamentals – A Basic Guide for Beginners

With over 52.9 Million Americans working out in a health club, less than 13% work with a certified fitness professional and 44% who quit working out annually claim it is related to lack of results because they “don’t know what to do” or an injury they acquired while exercising (IHRSA, 2014). It was this statistic,Continue reading “weight training fundamentals – A Basic Guide for Beginners”

SERIOUS GUIDE TO YOUR PRE-WORKOUT NUTRITION

Ok, to keep things straight this is inreference to immediate pre-workout nutrition. So this means less than an hour before you go to the gym. We want to ensure you train at your best, possibly include a simple protein source and maybe even add to your overall varied diet. There are some pre-workouts on the marketContinue reading “SERIOUS GUIDE TO YOUR PRE-WORKOUT NUTRITION”

Fat loss and alcohol

Unfortunately there are calories in alcohol.  A large glass of red wine has over 200 calories, as does a pint of beer and a gin & tonic.  The calories in alcohol are also empty calories, meaning they have no nutritional value. When you consume alcohol your body puts fat burning on hold while it processesContinue reading “Fat loss and alcohol”

The Health Impacts Of Becoming Physically Fit

The fitness industry is growing quickly and rapidly as more and more people seek ways to become physically fit and healthy. For many who are ready to start their journey towards becoming physically fit, diving into regular exercise can seem quite daunting. Mustering up the will to attend a class or go to the gymContinue reading “The Health Impacts Of Becoming Physically Fit”

Are abs really made in kitchen?

 common mistake I see people making with their fitness journey is overlooking the basics of nutrition in favour of more intense training sessions.Properly fueling your training is a fundamental element of your energy levels and body composition. If you’re new to exercise, you may have heard these terms before but not really understood the impactContinue reading “Are abs really made in kitchen?”

Is there any specific rep range for muscle hypertrophy?

The ideal rep range for muscle growth is 8-12 reps.You might have heard mechanical tension, muscle damage, and metabolic stress are the three mechanisms for muscle growth. However, without mechanical tension – tension exerted on the muscles from movement and external loads to reduce, produce, or control force – you don’t create muscle damage orContinue reading “Is there any specific rep range for muscle hypertrophy?”