This may sound odd at first read, but if you do something you’re really bad at, your body has to work really hard to perform the exercise and get good at it. Thus, you end up recruiting more muscle fibres (you may not normally use or not in that manner), working the central nervous system…

I had one of the best leg workouts yesterday and wanted to share it with you. I trained hard with my new training partner and we just kept pushing each other until we literally had nothing left in the tank. I actually started feeling my legs get sore and tired just a couple of hours…

Happy New Year to you and yours! Despite many people saying its never good to wait for New Years to start a fitness / fat loss program, it’s actually the best time. If you’re not already on a structured routine, and perhaps struggling to know what to do in the gym and/or what to eat,…

SWEET ‘N’ SALTY CEREAL CRUNCH Do you sometimes just want to be like a kid and have a bowl of cereal? I consider this dish to be a breakfast of champions and it’s incredibly simple to prepare. 1 cup/250 ml rice crisp cereal 
1/2 cup/125 ml 1% cottage cheese 1/2 cup/125 ml water 
1/2 scoop…

This is a great exercise that targets your medial head of the shoulders (the side deltoid). By working the medial delts, you help create the overall roundness in your shoulders. This is a great way to work your shoulders without using your traps (even when we try not to, we can’t help tense them) or…

If you’re like most people who train at a gym, you’ll probably find there will be at least one thing that irks you on when dealing with proper gym etiquette. I know in some cases people just don’t know what they should be doing to be considerate of the other gym-goers. Thats why Im writing…

If you know anything about the importance of muscle recovery, you may have heard or read about contrast showers. Basically it’s alternating between hot and cold water when you shower shortly after finishing your workout. You can apply this principle using a sauna or steam room for the hot part of the treatment, and the…

Do you find it almost impossible to resist the mini chocolate bars and goodies scattered everywhere this time of year? Even if you don’t give out candies on Halloween night, you’re bound to deal with temptation at work, parties, and shopping malls. The best way to avoid getting your hands dirty with the goods is…

Do you typically train 3 or 4 sets of 10 or 12 repetitions, day in day out? Or do you vary what you do in the gym to shock your muscles into growth? Im going to explain a bit about different types of training pricinciples you can incorporate into your workouts to make it more…

Looking to make your lunches healthier? Or trying new ingredients to substitute for the regular, higher-caloried foods? Then you’ll want to read this. We’ll start with a common one people like to grab because they’re both easy to make and quick to finish. 1.) Smoothies: Instead of buying one at your local smoothie bar, try…

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