5 Minute Mobility Routine (Video Tutorial)

I created a 5 minute mobility routine that can be performed before your workout or simply to get movement during the day. Try this routine if you want to improve your squat depth, to relieve tight hips and lower back or simply just to improve flexibility and joint function. The routine consists of both functional…

At Home Workout Video for Sculpted Arms

I was asked by a dear reader of mine to film an arms workout so I decided that today’s workout video would be a full arms workout that targets four parts of the arms. The four muscle parts that I chose to include are the biceps, shoulders, lats and triceps as they each contribute to…

3 Common Lower Body Training Mistakes (And How Fix Them)

Mistake Number 1: Rounding your back during the deadlift. Unless you are training as a powerlifter, you can risk injury utilising a rounded back as opposed to a neutral spine. How to Fix It: Practice good form by maintain a neutral spine with a forward gaze. Another way to fix is it by focussing on…

Debunking Four Fitness Myths

Myth 1: Fitness models are immune from eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating. Reality: Many in fact do suffer and some have been open about the pressures of maintaining a certain level of leanness required from the profession. Check out American Fitness Influencer Stephanie Buttermore’s video on going “all in” after struggling with…

Muscle Building Guide for Women

Here are some famous fitness influencers that have gained muscle and how their bodies look after eating at a surplus and lifting heavy weights. Additional Tools: Use a TDEE calculator to measure your maintenance calories. Eat at 300-500 calories more than this in order to gain muscle size. In addition to the tips on the…

A Case For A Strong Curvy Body as a Feminine Ideal

Today’s blog post is about arming my readers with a set of critical tools to assess media images regarding beauty. Instagram is over-saturated with fitness content, from Kim Kardashian to Sommer Rae and supermodels, bodies are flashed to us at all times. Because I personally have an affinity towards women developing strength and high levels…

Compound Lifts vs. Isolation Lifts for Hypertrophy

  Why Are Compound Lifts More Effective At Shaping Muscle Than Isolation Exercises?  The great debate of compound lifts vs isolation lifts continues for decades as bodybuilding information has now entered the mainstream and is more visible than in previous generations. I myself have been guilty of dedicating hours a week to isolation lifts instead…

Four Lifestyle Tips For College Students

  College is arguably the best time to start developing healthy habits that you can follow for life. Among these habits are exercise, healthy eating, developing meaningful friendships, etc. College can also be a good time to start working on culinary skills, learning how to manage stress, etc , especially around exam period.  While learning…