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If you want to improve muscle definition and fast-track your way to washboard abs, then use this fat loss specific, three-phase, muscle-preserving training system. Everyone is wondering what they need to be doing post-COVID lockdown.   An awesome a ...
  Bryan Haycock is the creator of hypertrophy specific training or HST for short. In this episode, we take a deep dive into:   Exactly what goes into HST, including what actually causes muscles to grow The principles of program design for hy ...
In each and every day of your life, you will face challenges of varying complexity and significance.   Some challenges will be so small and so easily overcome that you’ll barely consider them to be a challenge at all. But, every so often, you ...
Rough power could be the most neglected attribute in the gym besides skipping your warmup. People often think they don't need to train power because they're not an athlete. They think they got no need to dunk a basketball or to sack the quarterb ...
Cheating in sport is as old as the dawn of time. We all grew up hearing the news of a fallen superstar athlete cheating their way to infamy, but usually it was always performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) that were the issue. Sooner or later people always ...
  Calvin Huynh is a trainer, online coach, and writer. He is the founder of Awesome Fitness Science. Calvin’s delves deep into the scientific research and then distils the information into easy to understand and actionable guidelines.   ...
  Diets and fitness advice are like the finger. You focus on the advice too much and you will miss the opportunity to achieve heavenly glory. And that, folks, is how you finally get Bruce Lee into an article and past the editors. But seriously, wh ...
In a past article, The Right Way To Lose Fat: What To Eat, we addressed the nutrition component of sensible fat loss. A lot was presented such as low carb/high protein, high carb/low fat, micronutrient values, and glycemic levels, but all signs pointed ...
Okay, guys, let's take a second here and have a bit of a chat, will we?   When I say flexibility, what comes to mind? I bet the first thing that you think of is as strong as f**k, right? Not. That's because when people think of flexibility, ...
View this post on Instagram As a coach for the special needs population, you have to know when it's the right time to correct and when it's the right time to encourage (grace or accountability leadership principle) Brandon's trainer, Daniel, ...
Before the Great Lockdown, many of us refused to take time away from the gym. The forced absence might have been a blessing in disguise for you. At the very least, it will have forced you to take some rest and let nagging injuries heal.   It may al ...
  One of the great head slapping moments of the Great Pandemic has been reading social media posts from gym owners decrying how they don't get to open but bars do because, health.   No one should take medical advice from some who isn' ...
It's more important than ever to understand how to adapt your training to keep getting results.   With gyms closed globally, the question fitness fanatics keep asking is, "Can you still get results from doing home workouts?"   T ...
As I came to terms with the realities of being in lockdown I needed to come up with strategies to help my clients keep moving towards their goals. I decided to take the time at home as an opportunity to shed some body fat.   Obviously sensible diet ...
Amidst the reopening growing pains, most beginners will continue to participate in purchasing or researching online programs or fumble.   Personal trainers and or coaches who aren't sold on online coaching, take note. This article will be a dis ...
There is nothing more certain in life than the certainty of death. It's the great equalizer of the world, and it is blind - no matter if a person is rich or poor, healthy or unhealthy, good or bad, wise or ignorant, any sentient being that experienc ...
I believe that a few other people have had their say, and expressed their opinions about CrossFit's recent issues on these pages. As someone who enjoyed CrossFit when I first founded Breaking Muscle, and as someone who believes that you should be op ...