• Compound Exercises Or Isolation Exercises?

    By Myprotein | In Training | on August 1, 2017

    Written by Dan Rayner Compound vs. Isolation Movements What is the difference between a compound and an isolation movement? A compound is an exercise that will incorporate more than one muscle group. For example, a squat will include your quadriceps, hamstring and glutes. Compared to an isolation movement that will only target one muscle group. […]

  • How Many Calories Are Burned During Weight Lifting?

    By George Platt | In Training | on July 28, 2017

    Burn Calories With Weights Everyone understands that by doing cardiovascular exercise you burn plenty of calories. This is why people use treadmills/cross trainers and other cardiovascular equipment in their quest for fat loss, as the machines actually give you a guideline around how many calories you burn while you’re using them and you feel like […]

  • High Impact vs Low Impact Cardio Exercises

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 28, 2017

    High vs Low Impact Exercises It’s always important to exercise in a way that is right for you. There is a general misconception that there is a one size fits all approach to health and fitness that will have the same results for one person as it does for another.   Sure, there are facts: […]

  • Chalk, Sweat And Tears | 5×5 Training

    By Myprotein | In Nutrition, Training | on July 27, 2017

    Chalk, Sweat and Tears Dust off your lifting straps, leave your ego at the door & find peace in the squat rack because it’s time to put in the sweat-equity & pay your dues to the gains gods. Welcome to 5×5 training.   Nothing has further highlighted to me the importance of rest, recovery and […]

  • Functional Fitness A good level of overall fitness generally makes your life easier. Exercise improves your mood, your health and your appearance. Functional fitness is more specific and trains your body to carry out the tasks you do regularly, in the most efficient way possible. The general principle is that you will create useful muscle […]

  • Death by DOMS

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 26, 2017

    What Is DOMS? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, in other words, that achy feeling you get in your muscles after a killer workout. If you’ve ever noticed someone walking up or down the stairs in pain or dragging their arms by their side, they are probably suffering from DOMS. One cannot describe the pain of DOMS, […]

  • Shin Splints & Injuries | Prevention and Treatment

    By Myprotein | In Training | on July 25, 2017

    Dealing With Shin Splints Shin injuries are common, particularly for new and experienced runners, but once you’ve identified the cause of any shin pain there are a few things that you can do to get you on your feet again.   Common reasons for shin pain include Achilles Tendonitis, shin splints and calf muscle injuries. […]

  • The Best MMA Strength and Conditioning Exercises

    By Jack Boardman | In Training | on July 24, 2017

    MMA Strength And Conditioning Exercises When choosing your strength and conditioning regimen for mixed martial arts it is important that the exercises emulate the movements involved in sparring. If you are looking for training exercises leading up to a competition then you also need to bear in mind the fact you will need to develop […]