New you, new mindset – what’s ‘Mindfulness’

Can we practice mindfulness in bodybuilding? Mindfulness is a practice that involves listening to your body and bringing your attention to how you feel in the present moment. This technique can prevent overeating by helping you learn to recognize when you no longer feel hungry. You may think this is some Buddhist, meditation mumbo-jumbo! This …

Did you BINGE over Christmas?

Did you BINGE over Christmas? Binge eating is actually a disorder! Binge eating disorder has only recently been recognized as a distinct condition, it was first acknowledged as a disorder in its own right in 1922. BED shares some of the characteristics of bulimia but the essential difference is that you binge uncontrollably but do …

Still Skinny? Come on man!

We see skinny guys in the gym training with commitment. To be muscular. To be a bodybuilder. Like they saw in the movie. I won’t repeat cliches etc here. But: 1. Dragging yourself off the couch to the gym is HARD. 2. Pushing weights is HARD. 3. Some skinny guys can kind of even look …

Coca-Cola is really good for you

Absolutely. Coca-Cola is really good for you if you want a super sugar rush, followed by a huge dip. Not to mention a direct calorie ‘mainline’ to your stomach with 35g of sugar per can, to give extra padding to that tyre on your stomach (now or in future). On a more positive note, this …

Steroid Use: 7 Tell Tale Signs

Steroid Use: 7 Tell Tale Signs Since I was a kid, I’ve been exposed to steroid users. Especially those amazingly built guys in the muscle mags of the 80s and 90s. But I never knew it! I thought it was all beef, fish, chicken and good old hard work with the iron! Silly me. Now …

Donald Trump & the KEY Secret of Bodybuilding

Donald Trump & the KEY Secret of Bodybuilding (This post deals with the Ripfast 5000 Training System – get the basic edition FREE here: https://www.ripfast.com/bodybuilding-muscle-success). There’s a reason why you should try to get really big, even if that’s not your true goal. It makes sense and I’ll tell you why in a minute. I …

Do nothing & increase testosterone…

Sleep it’s pretty simple.  Do nothing.  Getting to sleep early every single night consistently will get your hormones back in balance.  The body releases hormones most effectively at a certain time.  If you are going to bed later than 10pm every night, you are not making the most of your sleep and rest period. ”But …

WHAT IS MUSCLE MEMORY?

Here’s a great article by Ed Lane from ‘Mens Health’ mag. Well worth a read: Get back in the gym and gains will return fast – thanks to muscle memory! In a bid to answer the Men’s Health questions that matter we’ve asked the guys at Google to unhook from the Matrix (just for a …

Artificial Sweeteners don’t help with your calorie control diet!

Many of us think that using artificial sweeteners can help control the sugar cravings while dieting but a new study has found no such effect. Despite popular belief, artificial sweeteners don’t suppress appetite, and trying to use them can lead to over eating and thus increased caloric intake later. Basically – if you’re dieting and …

Free Protein Bars? Kind of…

Easy Home Made Peanut Butter and Banana Protein Bars Although they’re an easy and convenient way to fuel up pre or even post-workout, protein bars can be expensive and some brands are packed full of gunk, including artificial ingredients and unnecessary amounts of sugar, all things which you could be doing without. Home made bars …