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Will push ups really help you to build a strong chest?

Standard push ups do indeed work your chest, but not as much as you might think. So, you might find yourself wondering: will push ups really help you to build a great looking chest? Honestly, it’s going to be tough. In my experience, when I increased my push up output to upwards of 100 reps at […]

2018 fitness trends: Designed for the consumer or the consumer’s attention?

It’s that time of the year again. The time when 2018 fitness trends are predicted and drooled over. Marketers are busying designing new logos and writing franchise plans, while personal trainers are hard at work designing new workouts. Unfortunately, at first glance, the 2018 trends look like they are designed to capture the consumer’s attention instead […]

Tight calves? Look at your footwear

Many, many people have tight calves. Simply put, it’s largely a consequence of our sedentary lifestyles. Even the fittest among us often have to put in some extra effort to ensure that we still have good movement in this part of our leg. And for a lot of women, it’s natural to wonder, “Are high […]

Do you really need protein powder?

I’ve been a gym rat for around 15 years now. That’s how long I’ve been lifting weights and learning about movement. Over this time, I’ve also consumed my fair share of supplements in my attempt to be “bigger.” I’ve dabbled with all the usual suspects: mass gainer, creatine, and protein powder. Let’s talk about the […]

Make your workout more effective with these 4 tips

I’ve always had an eye for efficiency. Perhaps it is my engineering background, but I am always on the lookout for a better way of doing things. This week I want to talk about ways that you can make your workout more effective. These are the “macro” strategies that will help you to become a […]

What’s the best way to treat a muscle sprain?

The other day, I was scanning some of my old Fit Mornings videos and started watching David Berman’s talk. If you don’t remember the Fit Mornings series, you can read about it here. David’s talk was a good one. He came in to discuss muscle strains and to provide his system on recovering as quickly […]