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Should you train in a plastic bag?

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Frustrated? Stop doing these to burn more fat

Are you struggling to make progress and don’t know what to do to get you moving in the right direction again. Your results will ultimately depend on many factors but here are 4 things you should avoid if you aren’t getting the results you want. Sometimes it takes somebody from the outside to highlight these points to you before you see for yourself these are actually the real issues preventing your progress.
Trust me getting the body you always wanted is definitely possible if you keep a few principles in mind…
Eating Too Much Junk
You may not think you eat much junk, but … Read more

Why do cardio?

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Ladies lift weights to burn more fat and tone up

I have never heard of any woman getting bigger muscles accidentally. Have you?
As a personal trainer I often hear two things from female clients; ‘this won’t give me big muscles will it!?’ And ‘I bulk really easily!’
There is a general misconception amongst female trainees that if they start lifting weights that they will turn into He-man. Women do not ‘bulk’ from weight training; they simply do not have the hormonal production to elicit noticeable gains in muscle mass in a short period of time. Females tend to produce 15-20 times less of the male sex hormone testosterone than healthy men … Read more

B.M.I Body Mass Index or Big Misleading Idea

To this day BMI (Body Mass Index) is used in gyms, doctors’ surgeries and hospitals to indicate to patients and clients what their body weight SHOULD BE. I personally do not use BMI & never will. You may be asking why, so I will answer your question with a question of my own…. Why is a 20stone bodybuilder with 5% body fat deemed as morbidly obese according to BMI??
Case study:
Meet Jay, Jay was the 2009 Mr Olympia & at around 21 stone with less than 5% body fat he won the highest achievement possible for being the most muscular, leanest … Read more

VIDEO: The most overlooked tip for fat loss

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