October 19, 2017

Squats vs. Hip Thrusts

As a training enthusiast you are well aware of the critical role that lower body training plays in your overall routine. The sweep of a strong set of hamstrings and quadriceps, capped off by a set of powerful glutes, are markers of an educated and experienced lifter. However, when it comes to two characteristic lower body exercises – the squat and the hip thrust – which is best? Which exercise will reign victorious in the […]
October 12, 2017

Here’s Why You’re Still Fat Even Though You Exercise Regularly

Most people start exercising to lose weight. Many spend hours a week at the gym and still have trouble shedding fat. You may see the same people sweating profusely on a cardio machine week after week with no change to their physique. After a few months (or a few weeks) of hard work, most give up when the results aren’t matching the effort. There are a number of reasons fat loss may be stalled, but […]
October 5, 2017

Motivational Quotes To Fuel Your Mind (Ladies Version!)

  Ever feel like you just can’t be bothered? When life throws a few obstacles your way, it can be hard to find the motivation to apply any serious effort to anything, even the things you normally thrive on. Training can be grueling, and because of this, will often be the first thing affected when motivation wanes. What you need to remember, is that EVERYONE goes through these slumps, even great champions. In fact, the […]
September 28, 2017

Hydrate or Deflate

When it comes to sports nutrition, a few very important pillars spring immediately to mind. Quality protein… complex carbs… smart supplementation… good fats…  The final nutritional pillar is of vital importance but is often neglected. Simple ol’, run of the mill, everyday water. Most people have heard the trusty stat that the human body is made up of approximately 60% water. This fact alone demonstrates just how important adequate hydration is for the body, especially […]