SPORTS AND EXERCISE NUTRITION

The Benefits Of Full Body Splits

  For decades, single muscle group body splits have become the go-to training method and thought to be the most optimal. The body part split can be a great tool for many but should we be performing full-body sessions instead?...

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The Benefits Of A Progressive Training Program
The Benefits Of A Progressive Training Program

Most training programs are designed in a linear style model were generally speaking as the weeks go on, the training program gets relatively harder. This can be done by manipulating variables such as volume (sets & reps performed) and intensity (weight/ load lifted) (1). Unlike the linear progression of changing variables less often such as monthly increases in intensity and...

Is Muscle Soreness Required For Muscle Growth?

  It’s generally thought that muscle soreness, otherwise known as DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) is a direct by-product of muscle growth. With that in mind, chasing muscle soreness with the idea that more is better and using it as an indicator of a good workout might not be the best approach. You may be selling yourself short if that’s...

Improve Your Results by Taking Time Off Training

  Establishing a training routine and well balanced nutritional intake will be the foundation for achieving the desired results for any individual, however, taking time off training is often seen as a step backwards. On the contrary taking time off any sort of demanding training routine should be seen as a step sideways with the thought of long term progression....