Tag Archives: Strength training

Program Design Basics

Today’s article is written for a new trainer or someone who wants to gain a greater understanding about what a good program should contain. One of my friends has just started in the industry so after outlining the basics with her it gave me some ideas about what parts of programming cause confusion. The main expertise in…

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Isolation Exercise V Compound Exercise: Which is Best?

When I first started training as part of my 1st year sport science assignment we were asked to design a 8 week training program for ourselves. Being an 18 year guy I wrote a program that had lots of chest and arm exercises. When I returned home that summer I remember my brother laughing at…

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7 Steps to Long Term Fat Loss

Meal plans, diets and depriving yourself are a recipe for disaster. If you have a history of failing with diets you’re not alone, infact you’re the majority. I’m here to show you that there’s an easier way. A way that works long term and that doesn’t result in misery. You will have to make some…

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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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