Ketosis – What Actually Is It?

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What is ketosis?  How did it come about, and what are the benefits of a ketogenic diet?  Ketogenic diets have recently been brought to popularity by the Ketone Supplement that has been released into the market.  Here is an introduction to ketosis to give you a basic understanding of what it is, and how it […]

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Does Fruit Make You Fat?

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Luke and Zoe sit down and have a discussion on whether fruit makes you fat. Where did this claim come from?  In what instance could fruit potentially make you fat?  How does the body process fructose differently to other sugars?  And how should you incorporate fruit into your diet…  

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Should I De-Load My Training?

October 27, 2016 - Muscle Nerds - in category Uncategorized

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A de-load during a training program is a programmed period of time where a trainee will reduce training volume so as to increase recovery.  Typically it would be used when the client is starting to dip into an overreaching period. For example, client is in the fourth week of their training program and they notice […]

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Exercising for Youthfulness

October 18, 2016 - Muscle Nerds - in category Educational

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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. —Coco Chanel French fashion designer, 1883–1971 Years ago I attended a couple of A4M symposiums.  If you don’t know what the A4M is, it’s the American Association for Anti Aging. I knew that […]

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Romanian Rhythm Squats for Physique – An Uncommon Exercise for a Common Predicament

October 09, 2016 - Muscle Nerds - in category Coaching, Educational, Strength and Conditioning

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  A typical deficiency in physique athletes, especially in the bikini and male fitness categories, is overuse of the commonly prescribed drug, Noassitol. (Say it real slow). Also, poor VMO, or poor teardrop muscle development, is very common in these athletes. One solution that I’ve found for this, is Romanian Rhythm Squats (RRS). I learned […]

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