Part 2 of the Barbell Brigade review as promised. I want to speak about training atmosphere/environment in this post. I believe a successful gym is built upon its members and the training atmosphere. Barbell Brigade has a truly unique training environment. When I first started training, I became addicted to the iron simply because the … More The Healthy Playbook U.S.A Tour – Barbell Brigade Visit Part 2 (REVIEW)
Hello Thp fam! I had the chance to visit Barbell Brigade in L.A. Barbell Brigade is pretty much my dream gym. Plenty of equipment, heaps of different barbells, lots of plates and a tonne of cool people. Barbell is definitely my vision of the perfect gym, nice loud music and raw weights with a long strip … More The Healthy Playbook U.S.A Tour – Barbell Brigade Visit Part 1 (REVIEW)
Reading Time: 4 minutes Everybody knows about the flea, you know that six-legged jumping bloodsucking insect. Anyway, this such insect can jump to heights of a double decker bus yet you can keep it in a jar without it jumping out. So on with the story, one day a scientist did an experiment with this … More What’s Stopping You From Reaching Your Goals? Are You Trapped By Fear?
Reading Time: 8 minutes We have all heard of the term; “you are what you eat” right? I’m sure we have, well it’s definitely true. There is absolute certainty that what we put into our bodies is exactly what we get. So how about you? Are you getting the right amount of nutrition you need … More How Much Nutrition Is Actually In Your Food? The Perfect Diet – Is It A Myth?
ALRIGHT, it’s been a long time coming for this post, a very long time so I’m going to skip all the details and post up the results 8 weeks of dieting took me from 84.2kg down to 79.9kg with the majority of my strength remaining the same if not stronger! I’ll let the pictures speak … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 8 FINAL RESULTS!
Holy smokes, its week 7! This diet is flying by and its almost exam time at uni… This is when I’m going to have to start ordering mealpreps from my partner My Fitness Kitchn to help me with my diet because aint nobody got time to cook and shop and wash during exam season. 13/10/16 … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 7
I’ve been thinking about the cut these last few days and have decided to try something different. I plan to increase my calories slightly to just over my BMR and train with volume to increase calorie burning. On average each workout now burns about 500-800 calories which puts me back into deficit. 06/10/16 – Weighed … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 6
The start of the 5th week means that I’ve had 4 weeks of solid dieting, I can safely say that my lifestyle has started adapting and by now the good habits have formed. I wake up earlier than what I used to, I have more energy, I’m more alert, I love cooking even more, I … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 5
OMG Last week of phase 1. This week feels a little different than normal, some cravings have crept back in which is strange, so I’m trying to fit some cheeky snacks into my macros. 22/09/16 – First day of the week and I’m celebrating with a dinner out with the girlfriend. Japanese Yakiniku was selected … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 4
Week 2 done! Jumping into a hardcore week of uni now, so mealprepping has to be quick and efficient. Trying to come out with some simple recipes and budget dinners. Only had time to shop for half a weeks groceries so here’s the haul. 15/09/16 – Went to uni today for a full day of … More 8 Week Total Body Transformation Diary – Week 3