How much weight should you lift?

How much weight should you lift?

How much weight you should be lifting very much depends on your goal and the level of strength and size of muscle you want to achieve. For long, lean muscle the ideal rep range is  around 12, so keep that number in mind. If you are training to get ‘big’...
Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Many people force themselves to do multiple sit ups every day in order to achieve a six-pack, but the bad news is that they are wasting their time. This is a common exercise myth and if it was that simple we would all have sculpted abs akin to Greek gods and...
Metabolic circuits and why they are good for you

Metabolic circuits and why they are good for you

A metabolic circuit is simply circuit training with the emphasis being on exercises which boost the metabolism. Also known as pro-metabolic training, these work outs are an essential part of any exercise regime as they burn fat in all areas. They are classed as high...
20 Reasons to Master the Squat

20 Reasons to Master the Squat

The squat is our KING of moves. Here are 20 reasons why you should learn to correctly execute this move: Toned legs and bum Improve body’s size and strength Improve the circulation of the body Increase core strength Improve overall flexibility Squats increase...
30 Lower Body Exercise Ideas

30 Lower Body Exercise Ideas

Legs and Glutes are your biggest muscles and your biggest muscles are your biggest fat burners. Here are 30 lower body exercise ideas. How many are you already familiar with? Front Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Romanian Deadlift Squat Dumbbell Step Up Swiss Ball Leg...
What Percentage Body Fat To Aim For

What Percentage Body Fat To Aim For

What you weigh is not that important – People who strength train know the difference between FAT and WEIGHT. Your weight is made up of bones, organs, muscles, water, and fat. Most scales don’t tell you the difference. Smart folks think differently about ‘fat’...