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Should You Lift with Light Weights or Heavy Weights?

There‚Äôs no such thing as light weight – you should always lift heavy and challenge yourself for the given rep range. I’ll explain in more detail below. Some definitions to begin with Reps (repetitions) – One complete motion of an exercise Sets – A group of consecutive reps Top Set – The last and heaviest […]

3 Dumb Things I Used to Believe

1) I need to lift in the 8 – 12 rep range for muscle building This is something I actually picked up from my personal trainer course when I got certified and it is something that has only recently been reviewed in some solid research.  The research actually shows this range is much larger than […]

Common Fitness Myths Debunked

A significant portion of the time I spend on fitness consultations with people around the world is spent debunking current notions and fitness myths. The beauty of doing so today is that everything can be looked into with a quick google search and there’s plenty of research available on exercise, fitness and nutrition. This is […]