muscle growth

Rep ranges for fitness goals – Should you go low, moderate or high reps?

Low, moderate or high rep range - which is best for what!? Here's all you need to know and how to choose the ideal repetition range for your fitness goals.

5 Popular questions about fitness answered

Can you Isolate fat loss? Should you stretch before or after a workout? What is the best rep range for muscle growth? Here are 5 of the most common fitness related questions I get asked as a personal trainer ANSWERED!

10 Things you need to know about building muscle

As men, it's only natural to want to look bigger and stronger, but with so much inaccurate information out there, knowing what to believe and where to start can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things you need to know about building muscle.

5 Training methods to take your fitness to the next level

Bored with your repetitive workouts with set reps, exercises and rest times? Add some spice to your exercise routine and take your fitness and gains to new heights with the following 5 workout methods and techniques.

Post workout nutrition for big results

Tired of busting a gut in the gym only to be left disappointed by your results? If this sounds like you, it's possible that you're neglecting the importance of your post-workout nutrition. Here are 5 delicious and easy to prepare post-workout snacks for big results.

A beginners guide to weight training and muscle gain.

Whether your goal be to carve out Brad Pitt's six-pack of steel in fight club or to build an Arnold Schwarzenegger like physique, you're going to have to include some weight training into your exercise routine. 

New to weight training? Fear not! In this article we'll provide you with everything you need along with a sample workout plan to help get you started. 

More than Muscle Gain: 5 Reasons Strength Training Will Change Your Life

If you think gym Hulks are all bulk and little brainpower, you’d better think again. Muscle mass increase is one of the main reason why people sign up for the gym, but it’s not the only gain you’ll be scooping by embarking on a strength training journey. Resistance workouts work like a charm for long-term physical, mental, and emotional health – and here are the top five benefits strength workouts will bring you along with a sexy six-pack and Apollo-esque physique.

The super slow rep – Hit or miss?

I recently returned from a month-long trip to Spain. Whilst there i spent a good portion of my time trawling around the gyms and chatting with the locals about current health and fitness trends. The one that seemed most popular and that frequented most in conversation was “the super slow rep”.

Post-workout nutrition - You are WHEN you eat.

I'm sure you've heard the expression “You are what you eat” but did you know that when you eat can be equally important.

Post-workout nutrition is a hot topic and rightly so. Your post-workout feed is fundamental when trying to ascertain the best possible results from you workouts. What you chose to eat should reflect the intensity and type of workout that you do along with your fitness goals.

Pre-workout nutrition - How to make the most of your workouts

Consider this. Your body is a Lamborghini. You have a 500km drive ahead of you. You try making the journey on an empty tank. Will you make it the full distance? NO is the answer and your body is no different. Deprive it of what it needs and it can't perform properly.