The Most Annoying Diet and Fitness Myths


As someone who has spent a lot of time either researching into health and fitness or doing the workouts in person, I consider myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject. Despite that though I still respect the fact that nothing is ‘set in stone’ as it were when it comes to training because we’re making new discoveries all the time, and obviously what works for one person...

Personality Traits That Help You Succeed in Bodybuilding


Bodybuilding is a fantastic sport that has more positive impacts on your body and mind than most people are aware of. Bodybuilding is such a psychological activity in fact that arguably you could say this is the main deciding factor that leads either to success or failure and the simple fact is that most people who don’t manage to get into shape just haven’t put in the same effort or tried for as...

How to Gauge If Working Out Is Working


Sometimes it can be hard to tell if your work out is actually working or not, especially if you aren’t really losing any weight and your only looking at the number that appears when you step on the scale. The scale isn’t always the best indicator of how effective a workout is though, especially because muscle weighs more than fat, so those numbers can be deceptively discouraging if that’s all...

The Roll of Tendons and Lever Lengths in Strength Training


Strength is something that can be trained to a degree and indeed, that is what the entire sports of bodybuilding and powerlifting are all about. But did you know that some aspects of your strength can’t be trained? Did you know that there are some elements that are entirely deigned by genetics and that are outside of your control? As it happens, some people just have better potential for pure...

How to Measure Your Energy Expenditure and Fitness in Detail


Just how fit are you? Most of us probably think we have a pretty good idea of our health based on how out of breath we are when we’re climbing the stairs or how we look in front of the mirror when our clothes come off. But while these measures might give you a good hint as to your general strength and fitness, they won’t necessarily be particular accurate. If you’re a serious athlete and you want...

Calculating Your Fluid Loss and Maintaining Hydration


If you want to know how your body is going to react to exercise, then you need to look at your AMR. This is your ‘Active Metabolic Rate’, which tells you just how many calories you burn during the day when you are engaging in what would be your ‘average’ level of activity. Your BMR meanwhile, tells you how many calories you burn even when stationary. But it’s not just energy we burn during...

Bruce Lee’s Unique Training for Building Massive Power


Bruce Lee managed to achieve the pinnacle of human performance. Bruce had a physique that impressed even bodybuilders for its incredible definition but went well beyond simple aesthetics. When commenting on two large-looking individuals coming out of a bar, Bruce mused ‘but can they use that muscle’? Bruce really could use his muscle and was quite possibly one of the most powerful men alive at...

The Role of Lactic Acid in Energy Production


If you’re familiar with ‘the burn’ in the gym, then that means you’ve met lactic acid. But have you ever stopped to consider just what exactly lactic acid is, or how it might be hindering or helping your performance? While this is something many of us won’t have given much thought, it’s actually a crucial focus for professional athletes as well as a hot topic for debate in the scientific...

What Is Your Training Philosophy?


When you first start working out, you will probably be faced with a lot of questions. What is the best training program for you? Should you use a trainer? Should you train at home or in a gym? But something you may not have asked yourself is what your ‘training philosophy’ is. In fact, this might well be the most important question you can ask yourself… Essentially, a training philosophy is the...

Cordyceps for Running Performance and More Health Benefits


At the 1993 Olympics, China’s team of female long-distance runners managed to smash international records. When asked what their ‘secret’ was, the coach admitted that they had help from a particular supplement called cordyceps sinensis. Prior to this explanation, accusations of PEDs had been thrown about… If that wasn’t enough to get your attention, then it might also interest you to know that...

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki is a full time writer who spends most of his time in the coffee shops of London. Adam has a BSc in psychology and is an amateur bodybuilder with a couple of competition wins to his name. His other interests are self improvement, general health, transhumanism and brain training. As well as writing for websites and magazines, he also runs his own sites and has published several books and apps on these topics.

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