The Complete Guide To Training Your Triceps – Long Version

This article covers Basic Anatomy, The Tricep Exercises, some Good Articles and worthwhile Videos. Scroll to the end for Key Rules of Tricep Training and Sample Workouts. The Basics The “triceps brachii” is the muscle on the back of the upper arm, connected to the humerus and scapula bones, and to the ulna. They are the largest muscle group in ... Read More »

The Complete Guide to Training Your Biceps – Long Version

This article covers Basic Anatomy, The Bicep Exercises, some Good Articles and worthwhile Videos. Scroll to the end for Key Rules of Bicep Training and Sample Workouts. The Basics “The “biceps brachii” is the muscle crossing the shoulder and elbow joint. It has two “heads” (“bi-ceps” means “two-heads”), the long head and the short head. The short- head (inner) of ... Read More »

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Ben runs a great website over at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com He is a triathlete with a real passion for learning about all things health and exercise related. His site is full of articles and he also has a regular podcast, which I listen to via the Podcast Addict app. It’s titled “Ben Greenfield Fitness: Diet, Fat Loss and Performance” and is great ... Read More »

What are my Protein, Carbohydrate and Fat needs?

Part 2 – Calories (Macro Nutrient Needs) Macro nutrients are three types of foods that provide you with calories: Protein, Carbohydrate and Fat. You can read The Basics Of Nutrition: Protein, Carbohydrate And Fat Explained for more on those. These are only GUIDELINES for your diet and you may need more calories depending on your exercise levels. Protein Protein: recommended ... Read More »

How To Calculate Lean Body Mass

What Is Lean Body Mass (LBM)? Your Lean Body Mass (LBM) is the amount of weight you carry on your body that isn’t fat. If you weigh 100kg but you’re 30% fat, then your Lean Body Mass (LBM) will be around 70kg.   Why Do I Need To Know My LBM? Muscle burns more calories than fat. The higher your ... Read More »

The Basics Of Nutrition: Protein, Carbohydrate And Fat Explained

This article is for those needing a very basic explanation of the three macro-nutrients: Protein, Carbohydrate, and Fat. Once you understand these macro-nutrients it will make healthy eating feel a lot clearer. Protein It is unashamedly taken from a children’s health web site, as for now it need not be any more complicated than that. From kidshealth.org “You probably know ... Read More »

Book 4 – The Permanent Pain Cure

My fourth recommendation is for anyone who suffers aches and pains, either short term or chronic. The movements in here stretch “fascia” instead of the muscle belly – and the difference is apparent immediately. “Get lasting relief from: All forms of back and neck pain • Pinched nerves • Pulled muscles • Jaw pain, a.k.a. “TMJ” • Sciatica • Sports ... Read More »

Food Inc.

This is a highly recommended film for anyone who hasn’t come across it up until now. As of July 2016 it’s available on Netflix, if not you can get hold of a copy for very little money. If you haven’t read The Omnivore’s Dilemma then I would definitely read that first, as it covers the same topics and helps you ... Read More »

Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuilding.com 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get ... Read More »

T-Nation

T-Nation 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get ... Read More »