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You get that good feeling as soon as you wake up on a Friday morning and you have a spring in your step! Here are 10 reasons why Friday is THE best day of the week  Why Friday is the Best Day 10. Everyone just seems to be in a better mood The ‘Friday feeling ‘ – I think it’s the anticipation of the weekend or just knowing you have a few days to rest (…

Top 10 Bad Bro Science and Workout Mistakes There’s so much bad fitness advice out there that it seems as though some people have the goal of leaving the gym in an ambulance. SO I have compiled some of the most ridiculously bad bro science and workout mistakes I have heard over my years as a personal trainer. These bad bro science snippets come from conversations I have overheard, advice I have been given (without having asked…

How to Spot a Bad Personal Trainer Personal trainers are great. What better way to get in shape than to have a qualified experienced professional take time to understand your fitness needs and to give you top quality advice as to how to reach your fitness goals. But how can you tell if you have a bad personal trainer? They may wear a shirt that says “ Personal Trainer” on it and have an impressive body…

If you weight train regularly there’s a high chance that you use protein powders. In your gym bag you have a shaker with a scoop or two of protein powder in there for your post workout protein hit. Protein powder manufacturers put a lot of time and energy into the packaging and marketing of their products, but all of their efforts are wasted if the end product tastes horrible to the end user. It’s very important…

The Powerbar 2 Review: The Best Home Chin-Up Bar? **Note** The Powerbar 2 in this review was bought by myself and not provided by a third party. I’ve found a doorway chin-up bar that won’t put my security deposit in Jeopardy. I’ve always been a bit apprehensive about doing doorway chin-ups at home. You have to make sure it’s secure which means having a certain level of trust in the product and your ability to…

It’s all too easy to give up on your fitness regime.  Tiredness, laziness, another engagement or just the general ‘I can’t be bothered’ attitude means that all too many of us have a lack of motivation and give up on exercise completely, usually at the very beginning. We’ve put together 4 simple ways to stay motivated and ensure that you stay healthy and happy throughout your fitness routine. 4 Simple Ways To Stay Motivated 1.    …

Gyms or fitness centres are a great, we go there to better ourselves physically, lose weight, get stronger etc. But some things make it difficult to do. I recently took up a weight loss challenge which has been going well, along the way however I have come across many things and types of people that just get on my nerves. About 2 weeks ago I began noting down on my phone everything that has irked me in…

Men who looking to bulk up often begin by bulking up for six months to a year and then do their cutting phase. It can often seem as though most guys think these two activities work hand-in-hand. The truth is that when considering a bulking phase, men typically think about getting big. What often happens, though, is that they put on a lot of excess fat. They are actually “bulking up” by the sheer act…

As a personal trainer I try to give people a better understanding of how weight gain occurs and how weight loss occurs. Nine out of ten Americans are either overweight, out of shape, or both. Obviously, somebody is not getting the message, nor is somebody delivering the message correctly. We all know that we should exercise. We all know we’re supposed to eat right. But apparently that doesn’t seem to be working. People don’t seem…

As we age, the expression “young at heart” goes far beyond an optimistic emotional outlook. In fact, countless studies have shown that middle-aged men and women who stay physically fit and active not only will feel younger, but many ailments that plague this age bracket can be significantly reduced and sometimes avoided altogether. So, let’s take a look at three common conditions that can occur later in life and how exercise can help to greatly…

Circumstances and responsibilities largely tend to stipulate the life that people live and this can often end up being an excuse for remaining in a situation you are not entirely happy with. The urge may be to break free from the metaphorical chains that are holding you back from being the person you want to be and if this is the case then there is a way to achieve it.  How To Obtain Motivation, Positivity…

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