5 Essential Exercises for Growing Bigger Muscles

muscle growth

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson It’s human nature to search for the shortest route to success.  Bill Gates is quoted as saying he would prefer a lazy worker as they would find the quickest way of doing something.  Tim Ferris’ …

Shortcut to Shred – Week 6 Review. Completion

Fat Burn

“Success is a staircase, not a doorway.” – Dottie Walters Having completed a program like this previously, where it culminates after a set period of time, it was accompanied by a sense of loss.  Similar to moving house, a relationship breaking up or leaving a job, that fear of the unknown as to what happens …

Shortcut to Shred – Week 5 Review. Exercise is the saviour

“You cannot exercise your way out of a bad diet” – Mark Hyman M.D. Sometimes, despite all of the best intentions in the world, there are times where sticking to a specific plan is not feasible.  There are other times where weaknesses will surface.  This past week of the Shortcut to Shred program saw both …

Shortcut to Shred – Week 4 Review. Face the Pain

Shortcut to Shred

“That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll face the pain no matter what happens.” – Arnold Scharwzenegger The mentality to push through and face the pain while going low carb says a lot about a person.  Combining a low carb diet with intense exercise requires you to …

Maximise your Gains – 5 tips to go from Skinny to Stacked

maximise your gains

“Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own.” – Bruce Lee Do you ever think that more can be done to maximise your gains?  It took me 15 years to realise everything I was doing in the gym was wrong.  Following the age-old convention of 3 sets of 10 …