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Controlling your diet for the first time.

If you have never controlled your diet before, don’t fall into the trap of starving yourself to lose weight. This will cause muscle wastage and will increase your body fat stores. Instead you should eat better quality of foods, providing … Continue reading

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Free weights vs cables vs machines vs bodyweight 

Each of these groups of exercises has their place and purpose, pros and cons. Depending on your goals and physical condition.  Free weights require stabilisation and are very affective at improving functional strength. Cables require less stabilisation than free weights … Continue reading

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5 bad habits to avoid in the gym

1) Being inconsistent with your gym attendence. If you go 5x per week and only once the week after you will not hit sufficient volume of training in the 2nd week to continue your progress. Training 3 times each week … Continue reading

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What is Periodization and how can you use it to maximise your results?

Periodization is the way training is organised for avoiding plateaus. The three parts of this include: long, mid and short term training cycles. These are called macrocycles, mesocycles and microcycles. In affect a microcycle is one week of training a … Continue reading

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Meal prep

This week’s blog post is my take on meal prep and how it can help if done properly. I also look into ways of making good eating habits easier. You may see gym goers posting pictures captioned “meal prep” with … Continue reading

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Training Splits

I’m restarting regular blogs to give an insight into my views on training as well as my experiences. This blog is my take on training splits. What muscle groups to train when. There is no golden ticket and it’s not … Continue reading

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Stanningley RL preseason sum of 4 skinfold results

Stu Halliday 67 Josh Tate 66 Homer 66 Ian Crowe 75 Darren Hoyland 98 Chris Burke 85 Joe Ugarte 53 Scott Pascal 77 Jack Brown 57 Josh Jones 49 Adam Benn 60 Sean Cooper 85 Dean Parker 69 Dan Swift … Continue reading

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