4 Underrated Exercises More Personal Trainers Should Use

by Zack Cahill

Sometimes you have to feel sorry for fitness magazines, having to come up with new headlines every month when. If they were honest, every single cover would say “Squats and Deadlifts: Still The Best.” Because it’s true. It’s never going to stop being true: Heavy, multi-joint barbell exercises are superior options, and your training should be built around them. But … Continue reading


4 Ways Instagram Is Ruining Fitness

by Zack Cahill

1 – The Cheapening of Expertise Here’s something you experience as a  personal trainer quite frequently: Someone close to you, let’s say your mum, mentions she’d like to lose a bit of weight. You, a person who works in the fitness industry, is qualified to prescribe exercise and nutrition advice, has a decade of experience doing so, give her a … Continue reading


7 Inconvenient Truths About Fitness

by Peter Walker

Remember those episodes of sitcoms where they took a load of clips from previous episodes, filmed a few minutes of new material as a framing device and then broadcast it as a filler show? That’s kind of what this is. A few ideas that might have become blog posts but never made it. We’re underselling this a bit, but hopefully … Continue reading


Five Diet Supplements That Actually Work And Will Fuel your Body Transformation

by Zack Cahill

Most supplements are a waste of money. Let’s say that again: The vast majority of supplements are only good for making your urine more expensive. But of course there are exceptions to every rule. Well, maybe not “don’t slam your testicles in a drawer.” Aside from that rule, there are always exceptions. So we asked our trainers for the supplements … Continue reading


Three Dumb Things Personal Trainers Do With Their Clients

by Zack Cahill

1 –  ‘Correcting’ Imbalances It’s not that imbalances aren’t a thing. Or that it isn’t a trainer’s responsibility to prevent injury or prescribe exercises that improve range of motion. But there are degrees to this. Clients comes to us for their own reasons. Those reasons are, 100% of the time, fat loss or muscle gain or a combination of both. … Continue reading


Five Steps To Shoulders That Don’t Hurt

by Zack Cahill

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, and that’s a double edged sword. On the one hand, you can scratch your own back, juggle chainsaws and do the YMCA. But the downside is that the shoulder is far more susceptible to injury than more stable joints. Here are three ways to help keep it in check. 1- … Continue reading

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