Twice Daily Training for Bodybuilders

Twice daily training is growing in popularity amongst bodybuilders. Or so it seems from where I’m sitting. I can see why, because bodybuilders are always looking for ways to do more, because in our head this means better. Unfortunately more doesn’t equal better, better equals better, but what does that mean? How can we use…

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Why I Love: The Leg Press

The leg press gets a lot of flack. “Leg press? You mean pussy press?” “Want your legs to grow? Try squatting instead” “Oh you hit a leg press PR, how cute” You catch my drift, a lot of people seem to hate on this machine, but I am here to tell you they shouldn’t. Now…

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Maximise your Training: Individualise your Training Volume

You want to maximise your training right? That means you need to get the right dose of training volume. Well I would like to introduce Coach Pascal’s first article for the website, and it’s a cracker at that. We get a lot of questions about ‘how much volume I should be doing’ and above the…

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Trust the process, don’t always trust the scale

Throw away your scale. It’s lying to you. Now come on, you know I don’t really mean that right? Previously I’ve written an entire article on why I think measuring your bodyweight is such a good idea, an essential tool in your body composition tool box. So what do I mean? Well you know what,…

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How to use math to workout your bodies equation

You can do math. Your body, sadly, cannot. What your body can do is eat food, lift weights, move you around, think and process information — you know — all things a fit healthy body should be expected to do. The thing is all off these processes vary on a day to day basis, a…

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Podcast 036: Mike Israetel – Q&A – Progressing Optimally & more

Today Steve talks to Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodisation. Another fantastic Q&A. We cover cardio recommendations for bodybuilders and powerlifters, touch on Jeremy Loenneke, how to bring up stubborn calves and optimal progression in the weights room. You do not want to miss this. Get updates of when new podcasts come out straight into your inbox plus…

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Full Guide: Caffeine & Resistance Training

Caffeine, caffeine, caffeine, who doesn’t love themselves some caffeine? Speaking of caffeine, coffee is the most popular drink worldwide. Where two billion cups are consumed every single day. As you probably already know, coffee contains quite a bit of caffeine, with about 115 mg of caffeine in every cup. Caffeine could lead to improved training, better…

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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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The Primer Phase – Practical Application

Priming yourself for fat loss & muscle gain. Sounds pretty damn good right? That’s because it is, but many people don’t do this, and it’s why so so many people struggle to get into the shape they want. If you haven’t read The Primer Phase – the unsung hero of nutritional periodisation I highly recommend…

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Podcast 033: James Krieger – Setting up your own hypertrophy programme

I have been following James Krieger a long time. Last year I met him at the Personal Trainer Collective Conference in Bath and he did a fantastic presentation. He’s been doing a lot of work with Alan Aragon, Bret Conteres, Brad Schoenfeld amongst others and I knew I had to get him on the podcast.…

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