Exercise Isn’t Only About Gyms

When gyms closed due to COVID-19, it threw gym goers, owners and those employed by gyms for a huge loop. Understandably it affected a lot of people financially, but gym goers were left without barbells, weight and cardio machines and … Read More

5 Big Rocks Of Fat Loss

These 5 Rocks Will Support Your Fat Loss Exercise plays a smaller role (but vital) when it comes to fat loss because you cannot outrun your fork. Especially when you’re both loaded with junk. With fat loss, your main focus … Read More

Look Before You Leap (Into Exercise)

This ‘look before you leap’ is an old proverb that means “one shouldn’t act without first considering the possible consequences or dangers.” Pretty solid advice. But when it comes to exercising and dieting to lose fat or to build muscle, … Read More

4 Beginner Gym Mistakes (and how to fix them)

You look down at the scale and you can’t believe your eyes. That’s way higher than you thought it was. And then you stroll over to the mirror while taking your shirt off. Turning side to side while glancing over … Read More

Writing Your Own Exercise Program

Disclaimer Writing exercise programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article is kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details so you can concentrate on getting results. Please consult your doctor if you’re starting … Read More

3 Tips To Bust Through Your Plateaus

When the scale or barbell isn’t budging use these 3 tips to bust through your plateaus Note- this is a new and improved version of this article and version also appeared here. This is my edited version. Progress in the … Read More

Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

5 considerations for the older exerciser……

Ever heard of the saying ‘you’re as only as old as you feel’ or ‘you’re only as old as the person you feel?’ According to this line of thinking, I’m an old dude. Now if my wife reads this, I’m … Read More

Restore your power

No, not the power to rule the world or for the minions to service your every need. I mean the power lift things faster, run faster, pull heavy weight from the ground faster or your basketball pick up partner eats … Read More

What you need to know about sets

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  When I first started lifting, I had no idea about all the different types sets. When I went to the gym, I would saunter over to the dumbbell rack … Read More