Science

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Jun'18

The Rough Guide to Testosterone

This post is all about testosterone (T), we’ll look at what it is, what it does and where it comes …

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May'18

17 Myokines You Need to Know About Today

Skeletal muscle tissue is made up of muscle fibers, connective tissue, blood vessels and nerves. Under the control of the …

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Apr'18

The Long Read on Muscle Fibers: Types, Strength, Hypertrophy and Training Optimization

Have you ever thought about your muscles? Have you considered how muscle contracts, how some people can lift an impressive …

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Oct'17

The Ultimate Science-Based Resistance Training Routine for Older Adults

On 28th September 2017, a mini review into resistance training for older adults was published in Experimental Gerontology titled “A …

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Sep'17

Regular exercise won’t save you from the dangers of sitting

You’ve probably heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking”. A strong and attention capturing statement indeed and one that …

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Sep'17

Resistance training can reverse ageing

In March this year, the BBC reported that a drug had been trialled in animals that could reverse certain aspects …

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Jun'15

Metabolism, in the mind’s eye

In my experience, most high-intensity training (HIT) practitioners don’t focus on metabolism. It’s hard to blame them. Discussion of force, …

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Dec'14

MMF better than RP: Strength and Body Composition Results (part 3)

The first two posts relating to this piece of research (The effects of low volume resistance training with and without …

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02

Nov'14

Momentary Muscular Failure better than Repetition Maximum: Protocol Differences (part 2)

Last week, I wrote about a new piece of exercise research (The effects of low volume resistance training with and without advanced …

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Oct'14

Momentary Muscular Failure better than Repetition Maximum: Methodology and Participants (Part 1)

A new and exciting paper on resistance training titled, “The effects of low volume resistance training with and without advanced …

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