I’m sure you’ve heard it before, whether it was on a forum, from a personal trainer (don’t get me started) from your training buddy or even in an article on a popular fitness website. “You need to change up your routine every week to keep your muscles guessing” “Shock the body and switch up your exercises often” “You’ll stop making gains because the body will get used … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Change Your Workout
Have you ever taken a pre-workout supplement before? If you have you’ll know when I say it feels like you’re entering ‘god mode’ shortly after drinking it and stepping into the gym is no lie. However, like all other supplements aimed at bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts pre-workout supplements are ridiculously overpriced, not to mention the shopping list style nutrition … [Read more...] about DIY Pre-Workout Supplement – Achieve God Mode!
There’s TONS of BS out there regarding what you should and shouldn’t be doing to gain mass or cut fat...keeping in mind you can only do one of these at a time, but we’ll get into that) Do I eat dirty foods when I bulk? Do I eat clean food when I am trying to get shredded? What about my training style? Heavy, low reps for size and light weight, high repetitions to burn … [Read more...] about Goal Based Calorie Consumption – Part 1
Occasionally we let the most trivial events and actions in our life get us down, whether this be a plateau in the gym, the result of a game or competition or a hiccup in a relationship. At the end of the day we all need to realise that we are merely ants floating through space on a minute speck of dust. On a cosmic scale nothing in particular we say or do essentially … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Improve your Overall Happiness
One drink won’t hurt will it? Alcohol And Testosterone I thought this topic needed to be discussed early on in the life on this blog as I have been asked many times by friends, family and colleagues how and if alcohol affects your progress in the gym. Does alcohol decrease Testosterone in males? In short, yes alcohol does suppress testosterone levels, but it may not … [Read more...] about Alcohol And Testosterone – What You Need To Know
Today, weight loss pills account for well over 1.5 billion dollars of the 61 billion dollar weight loss industry. No wonder there’s thousands of different brands, pills and marketing campaigns in full force at any one point in time. It’s a lucrative market, preying on the gullible and unaware to fork over quite often in excess of $100 for a bottle of pills that will do … [Read more...] about Do Weight Loss Pills Work?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaYqqc1hL2E Perhaps one of these situations fits you: You’ve just finished high school and you’re looking to build muscle to attract girls Your looking to become a top tier athlete in your chosen sport and need to build some muscle to do so You’ve been overweight and unhappy for too long, you want to burn all of that stubborn fat and … [Read more...] about Building Muscle – Paralysis by Over Analysis
Let me start by saying there is no supplement that you can buy on the shelf in your local GNC that will boost your testosterone by any significant amount, no matter how convincing the supplement companies marketing campaigns seem it just simply isn't possible (unless you decide to jab yourself with Testosterone). There is no quick fix for increasing your testosterone, … [Read more...] about How to Increase your Testosterone Naturally
The fitness community is full of 'fake naturals' what is a fake natural you ask? A fake natural is an individual who claims to be natural (has not touched steroids or any other hormone altering supplements or fat burners) yet clearly has. Here's a fantastic video on how to identify a fake natural, please refer to the video … [Read more...] about Fake Naturals & The Formula for Natural Lifters
Getting big and heavy doesn't have to be heavy on your wallet! Here's a few of my staple foods that are available cheap when I'm in a calorie surplus to gain mass. Bulking On A Budget Foods Protein WPC protein powder Egg whites Full cream milk Carbs Oats Pop tarts Rice cakes Fats Peanut Butter Almonds Cottage Cheese … [Read more...] about Bulking on a Budget – Getting Big For Little