Category: Dave’s Blog

Food post training

When you push yourself through a tough workout, you’re not actually becoming fitter. What you’re doing is stressing your body and priming it to grow and adapt, in response. If you want to enjoy the best fitness results possible, you’ve got to give your body sufficient rest and nutrition to grow and recover after each Read More …

FIVE STEPS TO BIGGER LEGS

So, you’ve been training steadily at the gym for a while now, working those abs, biceps, shoulders and lats with ruthless efficiency. You’ve noticed your physique improve leaps and bounds. It’s all starting to come together and… wait a minute; you haven’t been skipping leg day, have you? No matter how much attention you’ve been Read More …

Stretching Gone Wrong

Tight hips? Stretch them out! Shoulder pain? Stretch out those pecs. Bad ankle mobility? Give your calves a good stretch. You’ve heard this advice before. You’ve been told by a personal trainer, physical therapist, or internet “expert” that stretching is the ultimate solution to all of your musculoskeletal woes. Over the years, static stretching has Read More …

Best exercises for fat loss

1. DUMBBELL SQUAT PRESS – 10-12 REPS A combination of a squat and overhead press, also know as a ‘thruster’. These compound exercises put together help recruit large fat burning muscles groups like your quads, shoulders and glutes. This exercise targets the whole body and all you need is a pair of dumbbells. Start by Read More …

The power of positive thinking

Keeping your workout motivation at an all-time high can be tough. Throughout the year, our social schedules get crammed, our bodies get tired and our motivation levels can take a tumble. 90% of gym members lose their motivational mojo somewhere around the 8 month mark. For some, the tedium of the treadmill sends our boredom Read More …