Have a plan

What exercises are you doing when you go to the gym today? Cue blank expression. Maybe some chest maybe some bicep then finish with legs? Maybe you’ll copy what that guy with the big arms is doing. Or maybe do what that lady with the toned legs was doing?! Know that their training program is not goingContinue reading “Have a plan”

High reps or low reps

Have you recently recently joined the gym, or have you heard all the hype about the benefits of weight training and you’ve decided to try it out. You’re probably asking yourself ‘should I do high reps with light weights or low reps with heavy weights?!’ Bear in mind that not all reps are created equal!Continue reading “High reps or low reps”

Getting stronger

Have you ever asked yourself how do I get stronger? Well in order to do that you are going to have to achieve something called progressive overload. Now this may sound complicated but it’s really not. All it means is that you have to lift more/increase volume over time. So if you usually use 5kgContinue reading “Getting stronger”

Weight loss and weights

Today we are going to go through why you should be doing weight training when you are losing weight. So your plan is to lose weight first then after you’ve done that you’re going to start weight training to build muscle. People usually do this due to a preconceived notion that you have to do cardio toContinue reading “Weight loss and weights”

concurrent training

Amongst a hundred other questions you ask yourself when you go to the gym like, ‘can my pants be seen through these leggings’, ‘is this top too tight’, ‘why is that person doing the same exercise as me and not even struggling’. You would have asked yourself ‘what should I be doing first, cardio or weights?’ Let’s keep this one simple, ifContinue reading “concurrent training”