Category «Health & Fitness»

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 …

37 – Dr Richard Winett: Refining Your Training Protocol Over A Lifetime

Dr. Richard Winett is an Award-winning Researcher, a Professor at Virginia Tech, and a High Intensity Training Expert

Richard A. Winett was one of the first graduates from the clinical science program at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a program that for the last 45 years has been one of the top world-wide leaders for developing psychologists in research careers. Dr Winett is the Heilig Meyers professor of psychology and former …

33 – Mark Sisson on High Intensity Strength Training, Sprinting, Legumes, and How to Build a Mega Brand

Mark Sisson is a Best-Selling Author, Popular Blogger, and a High-Intensity Training Expert

Health and fitness expert, and former elite endurance athlete, Mark Sisson (@Mark_Sisson) is the bestselling author of The Primal Blueprint and one of the leading voices of the Evolutionary Health Movement. His blog, MarksDailyApple.com (over 1m visits per month), has paved the way for Primal enthusiasts to challenge conventional wisdom’s diet and exercise principles and take …

32 – Simon Shawcross on How to Optimise Productivity Through Nutrition, Mindset and Meditation

Simon Shawcross, founder of HITuni and High Intensity Training expert

“Stick at it.” – Simon’s advice to his 20-year-old self. Simon Shawcross (Simon[@]hituni.com) is the Founder and a Director of HITuni.com, the leading provider of online education in High Intensity Training and certification courses in HIT for personal trainers and those wanting to become personal trainers. As a Master Personal Trainer himself, specialising in High Intensity Training, Simon …

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 …

Chuck Bixby- Primer for a Proven Resistance Training Program

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 …

11 – James Fisher on Single Sets vs Multiple Sets, Tim Ferriss’s Geek to Freak Experiment and Maximising Sport Performance

James Fisher, is a Master Personal Trainer, Sport Psychology Guru, and High Intensity Training Expert

James Fisher has a degree in Sports Science and a Masters in Exercise Physiology. He’s worked with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), GB Goalball players, GB Wheelchair basketball players, international track and field athletes, and professional footballers. James is considered one of the world’s top experts in strength and conditioning, and sport psychology. In the last …

7 – Vital Exercise owner, Ted Harrison on How he used HIT to Significantly Increase Muscle Mass, HIT Supplementation and Bulletproof Coffee

Ted Harrison, founder of Vital Exercise, is a High Intensity Training Expert and a Master Personal Trainer

Ted Harrison has been a personal trainer for over 30 years and is the owner and founder of Vital Exercise, his personal training studio in Essex. Ted uses HIT-influenced, science-based training principles to help his clients achieve their goals. His client’s have been able to obtain astonishing results with less than 30-minutes gym time per week. …

6 – Author of Congruent Exercise, Bill DeSimone on Stretching and Restoring Postural Deficits, the Risks of P90x and Insanity and the Benefits of having a Movement Practice

Bill DeSimone in 1996, High Intensity Training Expert and author of HIT Book Congruent Exercise

Bill Desimone is one of the world’s leading experts in applying exercise biomechanics. He’s been a personal trainer for 30+ years and he’s the author of Moment Arm Exercise and Congruent Exercise: How to Make Weight Training Easier on your Joints.  I have wanted to speak with Bill ever since I saw him present on The 21 …

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 …