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70% Diet 30% Gym

How important is Nutrition to your workouts? The 70/30 ratio of nutrition to workout is something i myself and many collegues believe to be a true percentage breakdown of the importance each plays  in maximizing your results. Also, adequate rest/sleep is essential too. Any workout schedule is incomplete if you are not incorporating a structured […]

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3 Key Elements to Success and Reaching Your Goals

To Achieve your goals you need these 3 key Elements  KNOWLEDGE , ENTHUSIASM and BELIEF. If you have all these you will reach your goals, if one of these is missing your journey may not be as fruitful. KNOWLEDGE – Having the proper knowledge of  Exercise Technique,Training Splits, Rest Periods and Nutrition is vitally important. […]

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Making Small Changes is Way Easier!

As we are entering the new year alot of people will have made a resolution to get into shape and to start eating a more balanced diet. The problem is, alot of these people won’t stick to these resolutions as they are setting themselves up for failure. If you have not been active for a […]

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Supplements easily explained Part 6: Beta Alanine

What is Beta Alanine? Quite simply, it is one of the two amino acids required to make up carnosine. Carnosine is located throughout the body, but found specifically in skeletal muscle. Research has indicated that carnosine levels are directly correlated to performance, with higher levels producing optimal results. Carnosine has also been demonstrated to act […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 5: L-Arginine

L-arginine is an amino acid, sometimes referred to as ‘the building blocks of life’. It is needed for a variety of functions in the body, including dispensing with unwanted substances such as ammonia, as well as in the synthesis of creatine and other amino acids. In times of energy deficit, L-arginine can also be converted […]

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Compound or Isolation Exercises – Which Is Better?

What Are Compound Exercises? Today’s fitness programs tend to focus on functional fitness, which refers to exercise that simulates real-life activities and uses a wide variety of movements through a wide range of motion. At the heart of these routines are a variety of compound exercises. Compound exercises are multi-joint movements that work several muscles […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 1: Creatine

Creatine is a compound that’s involved in the production of energy in the body, in the form of adenosine triphosphate(ATP). Made in the liver, approximately 95% of the body’s creatine ends up being stored in skeletal muscles and the remaining 5% is found in the brain, heart and testes. Once it’s used, creatine is converted […]

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