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

Gain Lean Muscle Mass Whilst Shredding Fat

Happy, well-built young man doing a plank in a gym. Gaining lean muscle is hard.

Stripping fat whilst growing muscle at the same time can feel like mastering the dark arts. It has been called the holy grail of weight training: how does one simultaneously gain muscle mass whilst also shredding body fat, and promoting toned muscle definition? It’s a wonderful goal, but it most certainly isn’t easy. Building muscle … Read more