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December 1st

In Fitness, Knowledge, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Specialise, Transformations by kpgx92

The most important month of the year has begun: DECEMBER Whilst some people are starting to relax and fall off track (and digressing), it is your chance to make as much progress as you can and complete the goals you’ve planned! Finish the year off strongly so you can go into 2018 with the best head start and mind-set. Get ahead …

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Muscle Hypertrophy

In Fitness, Knowledge, Muscle Gain, Nutrition, Specialise, Training, Transformations by kpgx92

What Causes Muscle Mass? Muscle mass is the interaction of 6 different factors. These help to maintain and develop muscle mass. They include genetics, nervous system activation, environmental factors, endocrine influences, nutritional status and physical activity. Changes in muscles become detectable after only 3 weeks of training. However, these changes are not yet noticeable to the eye. Overload training increases …

Stress Is Killing You

In Fitness, Knowledge, Nutrition, Specialise, Transformations by kpgx92

Stress! It gets all of us. A little light stress can be healthy, but chronic stress is detrimental to our health. It is believed stress caused 60% of illness and disease in our body. With this figure so high it’s a necessity we actively combat it. We all know the end of the year is a stressful time for most. From realising we haven’t …

Do you need to get sore to get gains?

In Fitness, Knowledge, Transformations by kpgx92

(DOMS) = Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Doms are a result of an unfamiliar exercise workout, or an increase in type, intensity, and/or duration in training. In simpler terms,  soreness occurs when exercises are different to what you are used to and your muscles have to work harder. It is a myth that DOMS are caused by lactic acid build up. They appear to be a result …