Why Strength Training is Important for Body Composition (Building Muscle & Losing Fat)

strength for body composition

I’m always hearing people say, “I don’t need to be strong, I just want to build muscle”. I know to a lot of people strength doesn’t matter because they just want to be swole. Being swole means more attention from the opposite sex, or same sex, whatever you prefer. But people don’t realise strength is … Read more

5 Essential Supplements to Support Training and Overall Health

5 esssential supplements for gym and training

As a personal trainer and common question I get a lot is “what supplements should I take?” There is so much misleading information about supplementation and to be honest a lot of supplements don’t work or don’t do what they say they will do. Honestly, I think most people should be less focused on supplements … Read more

Weight Loss Tips: Part 2 – How to Diet for Weight Loss

fat loss tips what to eat for weight loss

In this article I’m going to explain how to set up the best diet for weight loss. This is the second instalment of a two part post, so I recommend reading the first part which covers how weight gain happens in the first place and how to train for weight loss. In this article I’ll talk … Read more

Weight Loss Tips: Part 1 – How to Lose That Holiday Weight Gain

First of all, I would like start by saying Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019, a new year. January is a time for optimism, everyone has goals to be fitter, healthier and better. But before you can start you are probably upset about the weight you gained over the Christmas period. Here are my top … Read more

Performance Training for Body Composition (& the Energy Balance Equation)

You must be wondering what I mean by performance training for body composition. Before I explain, I think it’s crucial that we understand body composition and how it relates to energy balance. Body composition is a way to describe what the body is made up of. When talking about physical fitness, it describes the proportion … Read more

Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy

Precision Performance Expert Online Coach and Personal Trainer Melbourne

Today I want to talk to you about muscle hypertrophy, which is the increase in size of muscles. I’m guessing if you have kept up with my articles you will probably be a little familiar with how progressive overload works to increase muscle size. Let me tell you more about the mechanisms that make this … Read more

The Journey to the Powerlifting Platform: Preparing for my First Powerlifting Competition

Preparing for Powerlifting Comp main

Ok, I promised an article on my journey to the platform and here it is. Hopefully you can get some useful information which you can implement in your own training. I’ll try not to drag this article for too long, but I’m not going to make any promises. I want my experience to help you … Read more

How to Optimise your Workout for Maximum Hypertrophy (gains!)

Hypertrophy Training

People try to get a lot of different things out of their training. Today I want to talk about the best way to train and plan your workout for maximum hypertrophy aka increased muscle size. If you really want to optimise your hypertrophy training and body composition, you really want to be doing as much … Read more