Is 5 Fruit & Vege a day enough?

Recently, you probably noticed a lot of discussion in the media about fruit and vegetable intake. This was in light of a study [1] recently published which studied eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables (400g) per day (the current UK and World Health Organisation guidelines). There was a lot of confusion about…

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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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5 biological adaptations to fat loss you need to know

Hunger sucks, it really does. Being tired sucks too. Some people like to claim that you don’t need to be hungry on a diet. Some people claim dieting is easy. Whilst it sounds nice, and there are some clever things you can do to decrease hunger & low energy, it should be expected on a…

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32 Ways to Sell Your Body Fat Loss

Who better to sell your body fat loss, than a salesman. We’re proud to share with you Team Revive Stronger member; Chris Wirth aka The Shredded Salesman. He’s dropping in for a guest post about mindset and food tips during a fat loss phase.   So without further ado, take it away Chris… DISCLAIMER: The Holy…

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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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Podcast 035: Andy Morgan – Data Collection for Dietary Success

Today I talk to Andy Morgan from Rippedbody.com. Andy has coached hundreds of people and has a very comprehensive website with fantastic how to guides. He is also a co-author of The Muscle & Strength Pyramids with Eric Helms and Andrea Valdez from 3DMJ. Me and Andy actually met and spent some time together at…

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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 034: Brad Loomis – How to get the best results as a client & coach online

Today I talk to Brad Loomis from 3DMJ. Brad Loomis first stepped on the competitive bodybuilding stage in 2003. Earning his Pro status in 2008, he then began competing in raw Powerlifting in 2010 achieving a measure of success. Brad considers his greatest talent to be coaching; “I have an innate ability to translate the…

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