Benefits of Pull-Ups

One of my goals this year is to get progressively stronger at pull-ups and be able to do more than I was able to last year. I have thus committed myself to doing 3 sets of 5 pull-ups a day and work my way up daily. I am now able to do 17-20 pull-ups and…

Vegan Fit Meals: pictures!

Over the last couple of months, I have been able to make more bodybuilding gains at the gym while not consuming any animals/animal-related product. Transitioning from my previous diet to a vegan diet has allowed me to feel better in my skin, and has given me a newfound sense of joy. Fitness-wise, I have put…

Strength training terms and techniques explained (video)

Hey guys, Today I wanted to share with you an educational video that I filmed outlining the terms and techniques commonly found in fitness literature and programs. In this video, I go over techniques such as time under tension, forced negatives and the rest/pause technique. My hope is that these explanations can help improve your…

Top 5 HIIT cardio workouts for fat loss

Today I decided to share with you my top 5 favourite high intensity interval workouts that I have taken from my Instagram page. Each of these workouts can be performed at home. Additionally, these workouts are suitable towards all levels of fitness including those of you who are still at a beginner level. In this…

Guide to progressive overload (including expert muscle-building tips)

What is progessive overload?  Progressive overload means being able to handle more weights over time. For today’s post, I gathered expert tips from two of my favourite articles that I have found on progressive overload. Expert guides on hypetrophy  The first article in this review is called “The ten rules of progressive overload” and is…

Benefits of training at home versus going to the gym

Amidst the uncertainty that the quarantine has provided us with, it has at least guaranteed a base to start training from for those who were previously unable to attend a gym. Home workouts are now one of the more trending types of Instagram content and people are enjoying being fit from home. While some gyms…

Lower body training: how to squat and build your lower body

What is the Squat? The squat is a compound lift which means it targets multiple muscles in your body. The squat is known as one of the best exercises to develop an impressive lower body. This means that the squat is responsible for many of the nice butts and legs that you see allover Instagram….

Why Compound lifts lead to greater physique improvements

For today’s post, I wanted to discuss the importance of performing compound lifts as part of a fitness routine. Compound lifts describe exercises that utilize multiple muscles at once as opposed to just a singular muscle. This is the reason why some compound lifts are often referred to as multijoint lifts and why isolation lifts…

Top 5 At Home Workouts for Round Glutes

I decided to share with you my top 5 favourite glutes workouts that I have taken from my Instagram page. Each of these workouts can be performed at home, the majority of these routines are accessible to beginner-levels, intermediate and advanced with the exception of one of the unilateral routine which I recommend as a…

8 General Health Questions Answered

Question #1: What are the benefits of weightlifting on the body? The benefits of weight-training are numerous. First, weight-lifting produces an increase in lean body mass, this indirectly improves the management of weight. This is in large part due to the fact that higher energy levels are required to maintain muscle than to maintain fat,…

3 at home strength-training workouts to try this summer

I have chosen to share with you three of last month’s at home workouts. Each of these workouts serve a different function: one is an upper body training session, the other lower body and the final one is an HIIT/abs workout. Being in quarantine has given me the time and space to film some of…