Category Archives: men

3 Reasons Why Vegetables Improve Your Physique

Vegetables aren’t necessarily what many people talk about when thinking about building muscle or burning fat. It goes without saying that getting enough protein, carbohydrates and fats is essential to building muscle and getting in shape. However, vegetables play an extremely crucial role in dictating the way your physique looks and more specifically, the results…

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Strength training v cardio

To KO fat — and keep it off… Cardio’s edge Calorie for calorie, cardio has a slight advantage. You’ll burn 8 to 10 calories a minute hoisting weights, compared with 10 to 12 calories a minute running or cycling, says Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., director of research at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. Strength’s…

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The keys to consistence

There are three main components in any exercise program to build lean muscle and lose unwanted body fat. These components are resistance training,cardiovascular exercise, and proper nutrition.  All three are equally important on achieving your goals in fitness. If one is not executed consistently, the other two will suffer and so will your progress. Don’t get me wrong; to assume…

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WHY DEADLIFTS SHOULD BE A STAPLE IN YOUR TRAINING PROGRAMME.

Deadlifts work more muscles than any other exercise, including the squat. The lift engages all the major muscle groups. It works both the upper and lower body and is the one exercise that you should be doing! The deadlift has so many benefits, these are some of the main ones: – [ ] Increased Strength…

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How to stay lean whilst on holiday!

JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE GOING ON HOLIDAY DOESN’T MEAN ALL YOUR HARD WORK HAS TO GO OUT OF THE WINDOW.. Keeping to a well balanced and nutritious diet is hard enough for some people, so throw a holiday into the mix and for some people it’s a green light to undo all their hard work..…

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How to improve your metabolism

If you are able to maximise your metabolism naturally you will lose fat much easier, it’s as simple as that. The issue is that a lot of people’s metabolisms are under performing due to things which they can influence and change via diet. Potentially you will see a very positive change in your condition in a…

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5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Remember to achieve toned arms, you need a mixture of compound exercises (exercises that use more than one muscle) and isolation exercise (an exercise that targets a specific muscle.) The reason for this is because you can use heavier weights on the compounds exercises which will help the shoulders and arms. Then finish off with…

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Why to never skip leg day?

Are you someone who thinks, leg day … no way?  Often guys prefer to train their upper body and leave most leg exercises to the girls. These guys are missing out. And not just on the opportunity to get gains, but also many other positive effects leg day can have on their health and overall…

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The Do’s & Dont’s for Diet Success

Prior planning prevents poor performance. That idiom that holds true whether you are preparing for battle, getting ready to go on an expedition, training for a sports event, or thinking about going for a diet. Yet, many people undermine their diets by failing to prepare properly before they start. It’s no wonder that 90% of…

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3 major mistakes when trying to get 6-pack abs

There are a wide variety of myths, misconceptions and misnomers around getting six pack abs even though the motivation to achieve six pack abs may be vanity, having strong abdominal muscles is actually a safeguard against injury. Protecting your lower back is an important priority as you age, and without core strength, many tasks are…

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