All about G-Flux   Feature image from precision nutrition, not my own.   Energy can’t be created or destroyed, instead converted, from a physiological stand point we are always balancing energy out.   When we eat we consume calories, we expend this energy to sustain metabolic functions and our activity.   Energy in = food […]

Post-workout Nutrition

Post-workout Nutrition   Post workout nutrition seems to be a confusing topic for most people, ranging from:   Protein: people running to the changing rooms for a protein shake to get there “30-minute anabolic window)   Carbs: everyday gym goers thinking they need to smash 1000g high GI carbs post workout through coco pops / […]

Shoulder Injuries

So here’s my explanation of why you shouldn’t be a berk like me by ignoring shoulder pain, avoiding certain exercises and training through injury.   All this leads to is atrophy of the shoulder muscles and further instability. As a consequence, impingement will start to pop up regularly and you’ll notice a decrease in strength […]

Why everyone should Barbell Back Squat: Shear Forces vs Compressive Forces

Why everyone should back squat, why squatting isn’t bad for your knees: Shear Forces vs Compressive Forces   Squatting uses every single muscle in the body Squatting improves performance. Squatting improves physical fitness. Squatting improves mobility to perform everyday tasks.   Firstly, I’m talking about FULL squats, not this knee bend ego bullshit. Full Squats […]

Eric Helms Webinar Summary: Female Fat Loss / Restrictive Dieting

Eric Helms Summary – Female Fat Loss / Restrictive Dieting   Total Energy Expenditure – Maintenance Calories – Appropriate Rate of Weight Loss – Cardio – Macronutrients – Micronutrients – Nutrient Timing – Periodization – Restrictive Dieting 3500 kcal = 1lb body fat, then you’ve got to understand the components of Total Energy Expenditure (TEE). […]

Beta-Alanine Supplementation and how carnosine is synthesised.

1.) What is beta alanine and how is carnosine synthesised in the body? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Beta-alanine + l histidine + ATP > carnosine + AMP + diphosphate via carnonine synthase, ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •Carnosine comes from beta-alanine via the ATPGD1 enzyme that’s expressed in skeletal muscle and the brain. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •Studies have shown increases in one or two […]

Resistance Band Training (TUT)

RESISTANCE BANDS (TUT) One of the basic tenets of muscular hypertrophy is time under tension (TUT). Meaningful TUT involves both time and stress. In other words, in order to optimally stimulate hypertrophy, the muscle must be stressed with a relatively heavy load over a period of time. Bands increase the TUT with all barbell exercises […]

BCAA – Breaking the Bullshit

BCAA – Breaking the Bullshit   Right I’m writing this purely based on body building, no other commercial use. BCAA’s are a multi million-pound product, it has an extensive amount of research over the last 10/20 years but recently the lid has been blown, yet the die hard BCAA fans don’t seem to want to […]

Clinical Consistency / Train Hard or Train Smart

The thing that’s wrong with this industry is that there’s too many options for people.   You’ll get started on one programme until you see someone doing something different then you’ll scrap your original plan to follow there’s, then while following there’s you’ll read something in a health magazine which conflicts everything your doing so […]

“I’ll start in January”

The reason behind writing quick blog was because i’ve had x3 people enquire into online coaching in the last week and all three of them asked if it would be better to start in January. Why? Telling yourself that your going to start in January is basically allowing yourself binge & slack off over the […]

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