Looking for Strength Training Tips. You’ve come to the right place. Strength is the foundation of everyday acts of athleticism (like hitting a 300-metre drive in golf) and not-so-human feats (like J.J. Watt’s 5’1″ box jump). Strength isn’t limited to muscle size and capacity. When you get stronger, you’re better […]

Here’s the thing, your body has a harder time converting protein into a non-protein substance, and no study has yet conclusively shown how much protein you can eat before your body starts changing it to fat. Chances are, though, that the protein-to-fat ceiling is pretty darn high, because tons of studies have researched what happens when people eat lots of protein, and none has reported changes in body fat composition.

Generally speaking, leg day is most guys least favourite day. It’s big muscle groups so it’s taxing and painful, which is exactly why it’s good for you. It stresses the body out and causes it to release growth hormone, which benefits your whole body. Add this tried-and-tested legs and back workout to your routine and you’ll be well on your way to full-body strength. Now, that’s done, it’s chest and arms next, probably most guys favourite days.

Maybe you should give your bowel a break from meat. Really, you should give it a crack. Studies show that bowel cancer risk increases by 17% per 100g of red meat consumed per day and by 18% per 50g of processed meat consumed per day.

If you’re comfortable with your usual leg routine, you could be missing out on some big-time gains, whether it be in strength or endurance. When you’re looking for something besides the traditional squat/leg press/lunge workout, it’s time to hit the kettlebells. We asked Mike Stehle, owner and trainer at Training […]