Applying the 80/20 Rule: How to Eat and Exercise with Balance and Control

Applying the 80/20 rule to exercise and diet

Some years ago, I learned about the 80/20 rule which I sadly didn’t adopt at the time. Back in those years, I was one of those ‘all or nothing’ sort of guys who would train until they faint. The 80/20 rule is regularly used as a guide to safe, progressive strength training, but over time I’ve realised … Read more

The Signs of Overtraining (How to Avoid Burnout and Recover Faster)

Young muscular woman doing exercise with barbell at the gym. Looking at camera. Behind her there are here friends exercising. Beware of the signs of overtraining

Many of us, when undertaking a fitness training program (whether it be to gain muscle, lose weight or improve sporting performance), at some point will ask “Am I actually doing enough?” Or, more specifically, we will question whether we are training hard enough, or often enough, or long enough, to achieve the results we are … Read more