January 21, 2016

Health Superfood or Latest Fad? The Surprising Truth About Coconut Oil

Once upon a time, many people avoided coconut oil because of the large concentration of saturated fats but now it seems to be the new “health food” that’s creating buzz. People use it to cook, add it in their coffee, even rub it on their skin and hair for the supposed health benefits. So is this once vilified oil now the holy grail of fats? To find the answer, we are going to have to […]
January 16, 2016

3 Must-Have Supplements for Increasing Strength

Strength is defined as the amount of force a muscle or group of muscles can produce. In other words, how much weight you can shift on a strict lift, with no momentum. While larger muscles generally equate to stronger muscles, you only have to look at some powerlifters, particularly from the lower weight classes, to see it is not a hard and fast rule. Watching a sub 85 kg powerlifter deadlift approaching four times his […]
January 14, 2016

10 Pre Workout Snacks to Fuel Your Body for Optimal Strength Training

You won’t always be able to time and eat the perfect meal 2 hours before your workout starts. And things like high sugar sports drinks aren’t the best option. They can cause a sugar overload and you could experience a crash halfway through your workout. Sometimes you just need a little snack 30-60 minutes before to fuel you for an intense session. What you consume will be dictated by your current goals and preferred macronutrient […]
January 9, 2016

Top 5 Exercises for a Smaller Waist

Having a small waist is essential to obtaining the sought-after V-shape. Tightening up the midsection makes your chest look huge, your arms look far bigger, and sets your thighs off a treat. Just look at some of the biggest names in bodybuilding, mainly back in the Golden era, and you can instantly see the effects of having a smaller waist. Think of the master of proportion, Frank Zane, who had a tiny, 28-inch waistline. Arnie […]