Burn The Fat Feed The Muscle – Book Review

This book covers four basic principles: Nutrition, Cardio, Weight Training and Mentality. Each topic is covered well, but pitched at a very low level for someone like myself (Sports Science graduate). What this book does cover in more detail than its competitors is the macro-nutrients and strategies for eating the right foods. If you are new to counting calories and ...
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Lose Fat Gain Muscle – Lesson 2

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Lose Fat Gain Muscle Welcome to a 10-part series that will mirror my Youtube Strength Series. Here you will learn ALL the basics for Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle. Lesson 2 – Calculating Macro-Nutrient Needs If you’ve been an A+ student you’ll have a few days of calorie counting experience, which will make this lesson MUCH more fulfilling. I STRONGLY ...
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Lose Fat Gain Muscle – Lesson 1

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Lose Fat Gain Muscle Welcome to a 10-part series that will mirror my Youtube Strength Series. Here you will learn ALL the basics for Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle. Lesson 1 – Calorie Counting If there is one piece of advice i’d give to someone looking to lose fat it’s to count your calories. This is not a practice reserved ...
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The Perfect Physique (Netflix) Review

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The Perfect Physique is a film that covers the lifestyle of a handful of Fitness Models and Physique Competitors. I watched it this week (April ’17) on Netflix. While it’s not strong on content I did try to make notes on what I personally found useful. The format is a “round-table” of around ten guys with great bodies. They discuss ...
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Quest Bar – Nutrition Information and Calories

These Quest Bars are very popular and i’m careful not to look like i’m endorsing them. It’s important to eat real food not a sweet-tasting processed bar. If you currently consume these or are thinking about it, please read this article. Quest Bar – Nutrition Information and Calories Protein Bars Chips Cereal Bars The Key The colour coding used in these ...
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Chilis – Nutrition Information and Calories

Chilis – Nutrition Information and Calories Below you will find  a set of tables that include every menu item available at this restaurant. I find that certain restaurants freely publish PDF’s but then make them hard to read to avoid showing you what’s in their food. I’ve taken the liberty of creating a Traffic Light System (Green = 0-30% RDA, ...
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How Much Protein Do I Need To Gain Muscle?

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If you are getting advice from Muscle Magazines then it’s very likely they are over-estimating your protein needs. There are two reasons for this: 1) the advice is from bodybuilders who take steroids and can therefore utilise more protein, or 2) the article is trying to sell you a protein powder. At the other end of the scale are the ...
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Macros of Strength Athletes & Fitness Models

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For those interested in knowing the Macros (the number of grams of Protein, Carb and Fat) used by guys who have fantastic bodies, i’ll post what I find here! My personal understanding is that for a guy MY size (75kg) I would need roughly: 70-150 grams of Protein per day 65-100 grams of Fat per day (more on rest days) 200-300 grams of ...
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Grip Strength Challenge

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Have a go at my Grip Strength Challenge to see where you rank. The Rules are Simple: Hang from a bar (double overhand grip), supporting either another person or at least 50kg in plates The clock STARTS when your feet are off the ground and STOPS when any part of you touches the floor No Straps! It’s important that you ...
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Ten Strength Coaches To Follow On Twitter

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Looking for some informative content on social media? Check out these 10 Strength Coaches To Follow On Twitter.   Chris Beardsley  @SandCResearch As the Twitter handle suggests, Chris posts information on the latest in Strength and Conditioning Research. If you head over to his website you will find articles on all things Strength Training, while on Twitter he posts handy ...
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