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Does overtraining really exist?

October 8th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

Overtraining can be described as the point where the ability, effort level and intensity of an individual’s exercise – from the start of a workout – is significantly reduced even when performance-enhancing variables are optimal. The concept of overtraining describes the impairment of the musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiac, respiratory, ...

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Stronger squats in 3 weeks!

September 27th, 2015 / Rupert Hambly health & Performance / 0 comments

Hello! Today I’m going to give you a methodology on something called undulating periodisation, or wave loading as some people call it. It’s a very effective method to get stronger faster and far superior to what most people do with their training, which normally revolves around staying on the same exercise and rep range for ...

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Chris James’s diet for weight loss

September 15th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

I have an active job; thus, I burn a lot of calories in a day – around 3,000 to 4,000 depending on the exercise I choose to do. I follow two basic ...

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The importance of warming up before exercise

September 3rd, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

Ever had the feeling of being in a rush? When even just getting to the gym can seem like an effort? Finally, once you’re there, you know that ...

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Chris James’s diet for building muscle

September 3rd, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

I have an active job; thus, I burn a lot of calories in a day – around 3,000 to 4,000 depending on the exercise I choose to do. I follow two basic ...

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Why you should ditch your bathroom scales

August 26th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Please, for your own life’s happiness and benefit for achieving your goals, whatever they are, ditch your ...

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder – a personal experience

August 9th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

I would like to highlight and share my experiences of a condition that affects many people, no matter their size, shape, creed or colour, in the hope ...

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How much protein should I eat?

August 5th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

It seems to me that there is a lot of confusion regarding the issue of protein intake. It is a huge debate and the research made by the experts has ...

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Get a bigger chest in 5 moves

July 29th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

The chest is an area that many people strive to increase in size due to the visible and innate power associated with sizeable pectoral muscles. Here ...

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Should I eat organic food?

July 26th, 2015 / Chris James / 0 comments

Organic food has been widely available to purchase in the UK for the last 20 years. It is defined as  “a product of a farming system which ...

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