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What is Progressive Overload?

May 24th, 2022|

Progressive overload: What is it and why everyone should be using it   If you find yourself going into the gym and doing a new workout every session, you’re neglecting a crucial aspect of long [...]

Front Squat vs Back Squat

February 17th, 2020|

Back Squat (BSQ) or Front Squat (FSQ) Front Squat: Back Squat: Still the debate rages on, which is the better squat exercise? Well first, how do we define better? More weight lifted, less injury risk, [...]

How Dean lost 14kg of Body Fat!

February 5th, 2020|

How I lost 14kg of Body Fat Starting Weight = 112 kg. Current Weight  = 98kg. Difference = 14kg. (Before & Afters are down below to demonstrate Body Fat lost) 14kg is alot.  Pick up [...]

Small Changes, Big Results!

January 28th, 2020|

2019 - The Year Of Eating Like An Adult.   Losing body fat. The holy grail. The be all and end all of life. The subject of more books, tv shows and new years resolutions [...]

Contrast Training for Athletic Development

January 22nd, 2020|

What is Contrast Training and how does it work? Contrast training is when you pair a heavy load, strength exercise with a lighter load, explosive movement that requires you to produce force using the same [...]

Reps in Reserve

December 10th, 2019|

Reps in Reserve (RIR) Reps in Reserve (RIR) is the amount of reps you have left in the tank after completing a set or in other words, how many more reps could you have done [...]

How-To: Supersets

November 18th, 2019|

Tips for choosing which exercises to use in your supersets! Supersets are when you pair two exercises and perform them back to back with minimal rest in between each exercise. They are a great way [...]