Tag: strength training

Know Your Protein

We know it’s important but what do you get for your returns? Once over, when the research wasn’t as easily understood, protein was associated mainly with building muscle. If you wanted to look like Arnie you ate protein… and lifted weights. However, the research is now for more advanced than it was back then, and […]

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January F**kery

Part 8: Creating your training program The finale! The finish! The climax! The last instalment of January F**kery. Honestly, I could probably keep going and continue this well into next January, I have so much more I want to help you with but there is more than enough to get you thinking acting differently this […]

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Cushions & jumpers… an analogy to female bulking

Lifting weights leads to huge biceps, traps and quadzillas. It creates an uncanny resemblance to the incredible hulk and develops the ability to tear clothes at the slightest squeeze of a muscle Anyone can easily add 10, 20 or 30lbs of muscle in a few measly months by simply eating more protein and lifting a […]

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Very fat to very lean… The training structure

Training is a very important aspect to dropping body fat and increasing leanness, however make no mistake, you can train like a beast but if you eat like a pig the former is a pointless process.   But let’s assume you don’t eat like a pig. You are now in control of your energy intake […]

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Three principles for muscle development

Have you been training for a while now but don’t appear to be making any mentionable gains? Maybe you seen an initial surge in development but now you struggle to see changes.   I spent a good amount of time in my younger years looking for development, but I was always disappointed with the lack […]

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Do you struggle to add muscle?

Do you find yourself constantly in the gym and lifting weights but not seeing any notable results? Like you, I have been in this position and felt I was different and unable to add any definitive muscle mass. The guys around me were huge and made it look so easy… But muscle building is like […]

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The ONE secret for successful fat loss

This article is for anyone that is serious about fat loss. If your sole concern is weight loss and what the number on the scales states every weigh-in day then this probably isn’t your bag. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of training and nutrition programs, diets, exercises regimes etc., and it can be very […]

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What is a transformation?

A transformation is anything that is specific to you that you have actively and positively changed. Here at LIFT, in Stanley, we specialise in working with you to achieve your own ambitions of positively transforming your life. This can be your physique, your confidence, your self-esteem, your health or a combination of them all Here […]

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Suzanne Results!

The persistency of weights causing, women in particular, to bulk still resides and fails to be quashed Suzanne is a first-class example of how lifting weights “does not” cause bulk She has been training with us now for a good 8-10 months and resembles nothing of the incredible hulk But there is something that she […]

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