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 …

Shortcut to Shred – 3 days in

“A fast-paced fitness attack guaranteed to torch body fat, build muscle, and boost your strength” is the claim that bodybuilding.com make on the home page of Jim Stoppani’s Shortcut to Shred program and and after stumbling around yesterday towards the end of my gym session, looking like someone who was drunk and lost, it’s fair …