This is the home for all of my notes, nutrition guides and general gym myths.

September 12, 2016
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Anxiety

I like to talk about things instead of bottling them up which is why I have written this blog on anxiety.  Until recently I never thought about anxiety like I do now.  I knew about it, but I didn’t look to understand it or have to deal with it.  Of course […]
April 21, 2016
DOMS

I’m aching after exercising, is that normal?

Most definitely!  This is called DOMS which stands for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.  DOMS can take anywhere between 12 – 72 hours after exercise.  It is believed DOMS occur when there is small damage to muscle fibres.  Generally after a few days your muscle fibres will repair themselves, (protein is […]
April 21, 2016
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Will doing Ab crunches give me a Six pack?

In a word, NO!  If only it was that simple.  There is an old saying, Abs are made in the kitchen, not in the Gym.   We all have Abs, some are just more hidden under a layer of fat than others.  To get Abs you need to eat the right […]
April 21, 2016
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Good carbs vs bad carbs

Carbs sometimes get a bad name which is not quite fair.  The thing is there are good carbs, but there are also bad carbs.  I will explain the differences between the two. Bad Carbs, also known as Simple/Refined Carbohydrates, are quick to digest meaning you will feel hungry sooner.  They […]
April 21, 2016
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Fat loss vs Weight loss

I am asked on a regular basis about the best way to lose weight.  My reply is always to ask why they want to lose weight and not reduce body fat.  There is a massive difference and I will explain why. When losing weight you might see the number on […]
April 21, 2016
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Will I get big if I lift weights?

I want to squash a myth I hear all the time about lifting weights.  By lifting weights alone you are not going to become Arnold Schwarzenegger, there is far more that goes into becoming the next Arnie than just doing a few bicep curls.  Now to some standing on a […]