Monthly Archives: July 2014

Strength Training Tips for Beginners

This is for those of you who have never trained before or have just started in the gym. I’m writing this as a guide to what I wish I knew when I first started training. Joining a gym can be a daunting prospect. I remember when I first started training at my university gym. Everybody…

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6 Tips for Sustainable Weight Loss

1. Keep your food simple. When trying to lose weight, it is better to keep your meals quite basic. Home cooking is always a better option. Restaurant food is higher in calories than the home cooked version. Try and include a good protein source, non-starchy carbohydrates, healthy fats and plenty of vegetables with each meal…

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Apply the 80/20 Principle to Your Training

“Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” —Peter Drucker I first came across the 80/20 principle from Tim Ferriss’ “The Four Hour Workweek”. If you haven’t heard of Tim I strongly suggest you check out his blog. What is the 80/20 Principle? The 80/20 principle is known as Pareto’s law.…

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