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The Fitness Blog

My online fitness journal, sharing my thoughts and experience
NUTRITION

NUTRITION

Muscle gain comes from two places: the gym and the kitchen. If you are trying to build muscle and you haven’t considered your diet then it’s time you did.

SETS AND REPS

SETS AND REPS

Muscle building is a complex issue with rep ranges being one of the most highly discussed and disputed topics.

PERIODISATION OF TRAINING

PERIODISATION OF TRAINING

Periodisation is the planning or organisation of a training regime to reach peak performance at exactly the right time, for an event, competition or other purpose.

REST & RECOVERY

REST & RECOVERY

Where is my rest muscle and how do I train it? Resting your muscles the right amount can be just as important as training your muscles.

FORM AND TECHNIQUE

FORM AND TECHNIQUE

I’ve written a lot in the past about the correct weights for your goals, the right number of sets and reps, and the frequency of training.

EXERCISE SELECTION

EXERCISE SELECTION

One of the first things you need to consider when you start training for muscle is the exercises you are going to utilise.