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Should You Wear A Lifting Belt?

Should You Wear A Lifting Belt?

Should you wear a lifting belt? The answer to this question may vary, depending on who you ask. Then there are the facts. Let's take bodybuilders for example. Some bodybuilders are against the use of lifting belts, while others won't take them off, believing that they will stop their waist from growing while training. The rest of the bodybuilding community can lay anywhere in between. Then you speak to Cross Fitters who, for the majority are proud that they don't wear a lifting belt, ever. And those Olympic Weightlifters, for the most part, well they couldn't care less about a belt. Powerlifters are...

BCAA's: Are They Worth It?

BCAA's: Are They Worth It?

When it comes to supplementation in the gym world, Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA's) are right up there with creatine and protein on the celebrity supplement list. Many people can be seen walking around a gym, sipping on various bright coloured BCAA based intra-workout concoctions. The question is, are they worth it?  BCAA's: What Are They?  For those that aren't familiar, BCAA's are three essential amino acids (meaning we have to get them from our diet, or we die), that are strongly involved in the growth of new muscle within the body. BCAA's can make up to one-third of all muscle protein...

Better Shoes, Better Squats

Better Shoes, Better Squats

It’s well-established that the squat is one of the most important exercises in the gym. Whether your goal is gaining strength, increasing athletic performance, muscle growth or a combination of those above, perfecting the squat and performing it safely, is a priority for many people in the gym. With that said, one aspect of squatting that is often overlooked (particularly for beginners), is a suitable footwear choice, to maximise performance and ensure safety.  Below I am going to highlight some pros and cons of squatting in some everyday choices of footwear worn in the gym, and what is the best...

Is Sugar Evil?

Is Sugar Evil?

Sugar faces more accusations and attacks than the most notorious figures in modern world history. Sugar has been held responsible for the obesity epidemic, touted as being more addictive than cocaine, had the finger pointed at it for a myriad of modern health problems and everything in between, but is it deserving? Like most things in life, the answer to this question is not a straight yes or no. Consuming excess sugar has been associated with a lot of negative health impacts. These include, but are not limited to; childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes, decreased insulin sensitivity and other nasty things like fatty liver...

Does Music Make Us Workout Harder?

Does Music Make Us Workout Harder?

 Since the rise in popularity of portable MP3 players and the i-Pod, working out has been done in conjunction with your personal music library. Whether it be running on the street, on the treadmill or lifting weights in the gym, it seems every second person is dawning a set of headphones when getting a sweat up. We all feel that certain songs help us push that little bit harder, but is there any science behind that? And if so, is there a particular type of music that helps you go that extra mile?  Can Music Help You Train Harder? It...

Supplements For The Common Cold

Supplements For The Common Cold

  Let's face it; nothing puts a dampener on gains like getting sick. A cold or flu can throw a real spanner in the works, when it comes to performing optimally in the gym, gaining muscle and they can leave you on the sidelines for days. Below we are going to take a quick look at some supplements for staying cold-free. What is a cold? It may come as a shock, but you can't catch cold from cold weather. So all those times your mum told you to ''rug-up'', or you'll catch a cold, well she was wrong. A cold...

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