You can achieve whatever you want if you can harness the power of your mind. This is by far the most important aspect of fitness and life in general. Whatever shape you are in right now you can transform yourself very rapidly if you can get your head in the right place. Whatever disease or… Continue reading Mind over matter.
Month: February 2016
Every training session should have a clear purpose.
As I’ve noted before, so many people go along to the gym and drift aimlessly through the same steady comfortable routine they perform every session. Don’t get me wrong, they may still work up a good sweat and are undoubtedly way ahead of those sitting on the couch at home. But is there a clear… Continue reading Every training session should have a clear purpose.
More evidence against steady state cardio.
Yesterday I had a really revealing body composition case. Big muscular guy came to me for a body composition check back in November. He was carrying a lot muscle but also a lot of body fat. Yesterday he came back to me because he was pleased that he’d lost a lot of weight and wanted… Continue reading More evidence against steady state cardio.
Are you overtraining?
We all know that regular exercise is of enormous benefit in a multitude of ways. However, a lot of people fail to achieve their full potential despite mammoth workouts day after day, week after week, month after month. They become frustrated because they feel like they should, by now, be super fit, but instead feel… Continue reading Are you overtraining?
If you keep doing the same workout you will get the same results.
As a personal trainer, one of the most frustrating things is to see the same people doing exactly the same workout day after day and being disappointed when nothing changes. They remain exactly the same weight and, after initial gains,have exactly the same level of fitness. They don’t get faster or stronger, nor do they… Continue reading If you keep doing the same workout you will get the same results.