fbpx

Training Principles

The Ultimate Chin-up Workout โ€” A Full Guide To Progression

Chin-ups are a great upper-back exercise. You know it, and I’m not going to waffle on with an unnecessary paragraph explaining why. They’re hard, which is why most gym bros avoid doing them, well, at least with anything approaching good form. Most people stay the hell away from them and…

Why Too Much Cardio Can Hamper Your Physique Goals

Cardio is a poor time investment, it’s not necessary for most menย to get shredded, it can steal recovery capacity, serve as a distraction, andย the level of fitness most people will be happy with for their weekend warrior activities can be achieved by simply getting leaner and stronger. If physique change…

The Principle Of Progressive Overload

I’d argue that it’s program hopping. We all know someone that does it – they start a new training routine with bounding enthusiasm, give it 2-3 weeks, then read some conflicting information elsewhere and decide that they need to switch things up. This programming ADHD – the search for the…

Dreambulkeritis

noun Disease where an individual (usually male) suffers deluded notions that the enormous amounts ofย  weight gained due to purposeful overeating combined with weight training in the winter months is actually mostly muscle, that they can remove the โ€˜few poundsโ€™ of fat gained with a quick cutย in the spring, and…

Why Barbells?

If I had a dollar for every time a client or athlete has asked me why they have to do heavy squats and canโ€™t they just do lunges instead, or the same question phrased slightly differently and with a different alternative exercise, Iโ€™d probably have enough money to equip the…

Is Cardio Necessary for Fat Loss when Intermittent Fasting?

I don’t have a problem with cardio, just wasted time. For those that enjoy cardio then this is time well spent; everyone has their own preferences, live and let live. Let’s not pretend though that most people aren’t solely doing cardio because they wish to lose fat. Cardioย as a tool…

Scroll to Top