5 Reasons Cardio Is OVERRATED

When people think of fat loss, then automatically think cardio. Crank up the cardio right? Not so fast my friend. Cardio may not be this magic little fat burning machine that you think it is, and this article is going to go over exactly that. Ryan Solomon (our wonderful admin in our free facebook group) is going…

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How to Train: Prime for Muscle Growth

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to train that primed our muscles to grow? …isn’t that hypertrophy training? Oh well, I guess it is, but if you’ve read Parts 1 & Part 2 on Primer Phases you’ll have been introduced to something that is a great addition to a periodised plan. You’ll…

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Podcast 026: How to set up & run a successful Mini Cut

Lately we have been receiving a lot of questions about how to set up a mini cut. What they are? Why do them? Do they risk muscle loss? Can you actually lose much fat? Well today Steve and Mark take you through everything you could want to know in regards to setting up a mini…

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Podcast 013: Q&A with Dr. Mike Israetel – Programming for Bodybuilding Prep

Bodybuilding prep is hard. You’re eating in a calorie deficit. You’re doing lots of cardio. All whilst training to maintain as much muscle as possible. At Revive Stronger we pride ourselves on brining competitors into their best condition for stage. That means getting super shredded, whilst maintaining their hard earned muscle. Mike is very experienced…

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[VIDEO] The Most Efficient Route to Fat Loss

We all wanted to be lean yesterday. So if there is a more efficient way to get lean, you want to know about it right? I was honoured to be invited to talk in front of over 50 females about the most efficient route to fat loss. This was my first time presenting, let alone…

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6 Tiered System: Win The Fat Loss Battle [Part 1]

You know what’s easy? Losing weight. You know what’s less easy? Losing fat. You know what damn near everyone struggles to do? Maintain fat loss. Well that is because it’s a battle, your body fights against you, it doesn’t like change (I mean who can blame it) and so you have to fight hard to…

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How Many Calories Should You Consume in a Deload?

Eughhhhh it’s time to deload, we’re a bit beat up and tired… Lighter weights. Short workouts. But we know they need to be done, I mean they’re in the most successful programmes. However, if we’re working less hard and are in the gym for less time, won’t we burn fewer calories? — So if we’re dieting…

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The ‘Get Shredded’ Series – Part 4 (Weight Training)

You’re getting really well set up for shreds. You know what foods you should be going for. You have cultivated an environment that streamlines your journey for getting lean. And you now know how sleep can make or break your progress. But there are so many more things to consider, and I want to get…

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cardio making you fatter

Is Cardio Making you Fatter?

OK lets just get one thing clear…what do we need in order to put on fat? (shout it out, I know you know it). WE NEED A CALORIE SURPLUS TO PUT ON FAT No two ways about it, there have been no studies to date that discredit the First Law of Thermodynamics:  “The total energy…

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