Month: October 2014

Fitness. Diving. Lifestyle.

Training Truths #5: Your body doesn’t want to train

Training is hard: your body is working against you- Unfortunately your body does not have the same goals as you do. Its primary objective is survival, and it doesn’t really care how you look or want to be supporting more muscular weight at a low body fat, a condition that would be counterproductive and reduce…
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Training Truths #4: Performance Enhancing Drugs are EVERYWHERE

Drugs are rife in the industry and pro sports: don’t use them as benchmarks- Following on from point 2 is the fact that it is in the interest of business to sell a false façade and keep the consumer buying and the gravy train rolling. The simple truth is that a huge majority, if not…
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Training Truths #3: You can’t beat your genetics, sorry

No-one can beat their genetics– This one may be harder to accept in today’s sky’s-the-limit-if-you-want-it-bad-enough false promise but despite what the fitness industry and trainers may want you to believe you can’t beat nature. By nature, I mean your physical potential. For example in terms of muscle-building this is your testosterone level, the hormone crucial…
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Training Truths #2: Consistency is the most important part of your training

Consistency over time breeds results- as I have said if you’re looking for a secret tip to getting in shape/ripped/huge etc. in 3 months then you may as well stop reading now. As a pure beginner you will see initial quick changes but after your first year the change will slow drastically. Simply put if…
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Training truths #1: There are no secret formulas

There is no such thing as a secret formula If want to get a degree you have to study. If you want to play an instrument you have to practice.  If you want to build a house you have to start laying the foundations. Why does this seem obvious? Because it is, but for some…
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The fitness industry is part of the matrix

I’m sure most people reading this have seen The Matrix, where humans are living in a virtual reality façade that mask the ugly reality of the world where they are used as slaves to power the machine overlords. In a parallel I’m sure the filmmakers intended to draw the modern world essentially operates in the…
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What’s your mentality?

The right attitude.  These are words we all hear at some point, often from our teachers or our parents in reference to our performance at school.  You need to have the right attitude to succeed, they would say. And they we absolutely right; having the right mental approach to any task will increase its likelihood…
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