Category «Health & Fitness»

Clarence Bass on Being in Peak Physical Condition at 60, Steroid Use, the Importance of Getting Tested for Nutritional Optimization, and How to Be Healthy and Fit For Life

Clarence Bass

Clarence Bass is a bodybuilding legend and a prolific health and fitness writer. He wrote regularly for Muscle & Fitness magazine and authored 10 books on nutrition and exercise, including the widely-known Ripped series of fitness books and DVDs. A lifelong athlete, Clarence excelled in wrestling and Olympic weightlifting, garnering championships and collecting numerous trophies for …

Brad Schoenfeld on Periodization, De-loading, Optimally Targeting Type-1 and Type-2 Muscle Fibers, and Optimizing for Hypertrophy and Muscle Growth

Brad Schoenfeld

Brad Schoenfeld (PhD, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA) is a renowned fitness professional and an authority on body composition optimization. In addition to winning numerous natural bodybuilding titles himself, he is also the 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year, the recipient of the 2016 Dwight D. Eisenhower Fitness Award, a regular columnist for Muscular Development magazine, …

High-Intensity Bodyweight Training Routines, How to Improve Your HIT Workouts For Better Results and Efficiency, Detailed Nutrition Plan, and Tracking and Improving Your Biomarkers

Welcome to another inbetweenisode with yours truly. In this episode, I give you a detailed insight into my current personal exercise and nutrition regimen, which has been heavily influenced by my guests and their work. In this episode, I cover: A deep dive into my current workout and nutritional regimen How to employ a highly …

10 Life Hacks for Improved Productivity and Health in 2017

Lawrence Neal

Happy holidays! The following are a bunch of tactics I’ve used this year to be more productive, healthy and happy. It’s been a mixed year for me with some good times and some hard lows. Some of the below I’ve used for several years and never written about. Others I’ve only just added to the mix. Hopefully you …

How to Lose Fat Effortlessly

Throughout my life, and particularly in the last 8 years, my diet has evolved significantly. It’s evolved to improve my health and/or help me achieve a specific goal, whether that is to gain muscle, burn fat, improve my mental performance, or all three. You might be able to relate. Do you eat exactly the same food …

Primer for a Proven Resistance Training Program by Chuck Bixby

Chuck Bixby

From the thirty years or so of observing people in the weight room at the gym there are several things that stand out for most people including: No logic to the sequence of the exercise routine. No documentation of the workout thus no goals or measurement of improvement. A lot of focus on small muscle …

How A Great HIT Mindset, Reaps Great HIT Results

ENTER STUART RALPH This is an article about mindset. The mindset you need to get the most from HIT, long into the future. HIT isn’t for the faint hearted. Your mind needs to be strong. I hope the below inspires you to achieve your goals. I’ve been doing HIT now for 2 years. I’m no …

Ageing Gracefully Through Strength Training

Keep muscle as you age

Enter Chris Allen…… Our strength increases up to 25-30 years of age. After this, if no preventative action is taken, strength declines in both genders due to muscle atrophy (muscle tissue replaced by fibrous and fatty tissue). Body weight will increase but we have less strength to carry that weight around. “If no preventative action …

Muscle Fibre Typing: Are you training the right way?

Muscle fiber

Seventy to eighty percent of how your body responds to a training stimulus is determined by your genetics. This means that your muscle fibre predominance can be accentuated and even optimised through a proper training stimulus. In short, this means if your training reflects your muscle fibre genotype you’re more likely to get the maximum …

Wagamama London – How to dine out and stay lean

Wagamama meals

Wagamama has really taken off in Europe and more recently has launched restaurants in the US and Middle East. Wagamama London is a popular evening eatery for many a corporate lady and gentleman. Now this was a tricky one. I spent a lot of time reviewing the Wagamama menu to find a truly healthy dish. …

Nando’s menu – the healthy choice

Nando's menu - the healthy choice

Do you ever find yourself 3 days into a new diet, and you’re doing really well, and then you remember you’ve arranged dinner with your colleague/friend tomorrow evening that is likely to lead to some unhealthy eating? You could take this evening off as a “cheat meal” or you could take the higher road and …