Workout for a Bigger Back and Chest

The flaring, cobra-shaped back and a barrel chest is an imposing physique to come up against on the sporting field. It’s a look that is both powerful and athletic, and one you can obtain for yourself by following a few simple rules. 1. Pause and Squeeze Almost every movement you perform when ...

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Janna Breslin: Beautifully Unstoppable

San Diego-born Janna Breslin is a triple threat. As a personal trainer, nutritionist and fitness model, you could say this girl likes to keep busy! With many magazine covers and features under her belt, she’s not stopping anytime soon. Always down to try new things, she was even on the TV ...

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Glutamine and Sport

Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body and is of paramount importance for overall health. Training at high intensities has been found to deplete available glutamine levels in the body, and low concentrations have been noted in athletes experiencing significant discomfort from ...

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Do You Even Squat?

Squatting is one of the most functional and beneficial exercises known to man. Whether you are the average gym-goer or an elite athlete, young or old, you should be squatting. You should squat for speed, power, muscle size and general quality of life. Squatting activates the most powerful muscles ...

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Food Choices to Fight Fat

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would know that, as a population, Australia is not doing so well in terms of healthy weight. Two out of every three Australians are either overweight or obese. Since 1995, the number of adults classified as either overweight or obese has risen 10 per ...

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Get Shredded for Summer

Losing weight is simple: burn more calories than you consume — it’s basic physics1. Once you understand the laws of thermodynamics — particularly the first one that says energy cannot be created or destroyed, but only altered in form — you can begin to understand the simplicity by which we lose, ...

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5 Diet Tweaks to Control and Reduce Stress

Just a handful of small adjustments to your diet can make all the difference when it comes to controlling and reducing stress. Stress chemicals affect everyone differently. Some people eat; some people can’t eat. Either way, what we know is the killer of all chemicals that is produced during ...

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What it Means to Be ‘Fit and Healthy’

Being ‘fit and healthy’ means different things to different people, but in relative terms, or at least as defined in 1948 by the World Health Organisation, health is ‘a state of physical, mental, and social wellbeing’. Physical wellbeing means that you are free of injury and major illnesses, mental ...

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Top 10 Tips for a Killer Core

The majority of people who train at the gym, on the track, or on the field focus on endurance, strength, and sports-specific exercises. However, they neglect one of the most important muscular areas of the body: the abdominals. Nothing screams ‘fit’ to me like abs. Your core is quite a complex ...

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