The Russ List reveals the 5 best whey protein powders of 2020. Does your current whey protein supplement make the cut?
What is the best pre workout of 2020? Don’t waste your money – it’s time for The Russ List 2020, my yearly breakdown of the best pre workout supplements!
Your old pre workout used to make you train like a machine, it now it leaves you feeling flat. What’s going on? Can you “adapt” to your pre?
Creatine is the ultimate muscle building supplement – and today I’m going to give you a comprehensive guide to MAXIMIZE your results with it!
In a battle of epic proportions not seen since a tank fought a helicopter in Rambo III, we’re putting the trap bar deadlift vs regular deadlift – who wins?
Learn how to use my simple 95/5 rule to help your results blast past others at your gym without ever going as strict on your diet or long in your workouts.
When Pro JYM was released in 2015 it quickly became the world’s #1 selling whey protein powder. My Pro JYM review sees how it fares all these years later…
PreFierce claims to be “the future of pre workouts” – but can it deliver in my official review?
Does this fat burner from Jim Stoppani actually work? It’s time for my official Jym SS8 Fat Burner review – a.k.a. the only review you actually care about.
Amazing weight loss drink, or silly gimmick? This brutally honest Revital U Smart Coffee Review will give you the hard FACTS on what to expect.
Influencers said should train “harder” with no distractions, but that’s not real life. Here’s how to REALLY train & diet during lockdown.
John Cena’s workout plan was the following following bodybuilding “bro split” – but he trains very differently in 2021. Take a look!
Few things in life are perfect, but The Undertaker in 2009 was one of them. Take a look at the workout routine that got The Deadman chiseled AF.
Which gym should I join: the big chain gym in the city center, or the small independent gym nearby? Don’t worry, Uncle Russ will answer this one for you.
In 2001, Maximuscle Cyclone was the answer. Want to gain size? Cyclone. Strength? Cyclone. But how good is it in 2021? Let’s review.
The early 2000’s were the golden age of crazy pre workouts. But do the old dogs still rule? My full BSN NO-Xplode 3.0 review will tell you.
A client asked me to give my honest review of Herbalife products after a friend tried to sign her up. Okay, are you ready for a massacre?
You gotta love fitness quotes, but many of the most popular fitness quotes are actually DEAD WRONG. Here’s the info!
It’s a phrase you’ve heard before, but what does it really mean? EMPTY CALORIES explained!
So many myths… so little time. Let’s beat the 5 biggest fitness myths you’ll hear IN EVERY GYM.
Is there a new champion whey protein? Read the official H2N Nutrition Diet Protein Ultra review.
Ever looked at your pre workout and saw the words “proprietary blend”? Then throw it in the sea.
Hourglass Fat Burner claims it can erase body fat with NO EFFORT on your part. Here’s my full review.
Have you ever scrolled through Instagram fitness posts and thought “WTF?” You’re not alone. From detox tea to half naked gym selfies, here’s my take…
I’m often asked by gymgoers if eating food at night (particularly carbohydrates) will lead to weight gain. Let’s break down the science!
Gyms are loaded with trainers who either you should keep 3-4 reps in the tank, or who believe you should train the target muscle to the point of “failure”… … but who is right? If your goal is to build muscle, research suggests the latter. Studies show that if you’re trying to build a ripped, […]
What are the best biceps exercises to for building traffic stopping arms? This recent study found out – did your favorite make the top 3?
Ah, the age old question; Can you build muscle and burn fat at the same time? Because screw choosing… My 20yrs as a PT has shown me people want BOTH.
From cars to penalty shootouts, Germany is known for efficiency. But how about building muscle? Today’s IronMaxx 100% Whey Protein review will find out.
Every Instagram model knows negative calorie foods are a great way to lose more weight, because they burn more calories than they contain. Here’s a list…
From Rocky, to Rambo, to The Expendables, learn how Sylvester Stallone has adapted his training over the years to get in shape for his biggest roles…
Should you do high reps or low reps to build muscle? Using the latest science, get ready for some surprising answers that may change your workouts forever.
There are certain fitness buzzwords I dislike. “Tone” is one of them. So how does The Good Guru Muscle and Tone Diet Whey shape up, despite its poor name?
Container shaped like a fist? Yes! Lots of big weight loss claims? Yes! But is it any good? My Instant Knockout fat burner review will put find out now…
I’m pleased to announce the brand new Russ Howe PTI app is now available for download! All the training plans, all the diet plans, in one place…
Can Diet Coke make you gain weight? Will it ruin your diet? Let’s put the memes aside, and look at what the science says on this topic.
Here’s a startling statistic for you… Over 80% of personal trainers quit their business within a year. Yes, despite the fact the fitness industry grows year on year, it also has one of the highest failure rates of any business sector. And it’s easy to see why. I remember my first day in the gym […]
Can Myprotein challenge the big dogs of the pre workout industry? Find out now, in my official Myprotein THE Pre Workout Plus review.
My clients get strange looks in the gym when they tuck into some post workout Haribo Gummy Bears. Today I’ll show you why they do it, and why it works.
My official MaxxMuscle Atomic Bomb review tests the brand new preworkout supplement from IFBB pro Anth Bailes. Is it as explosive as it claims to be?
Mark Wahlberg has posted his daily routine online, and people around the world are misplacing their excrement. But it ain’t so bad. Here’s the thing…
In it’s red shotgun shell casing, 4 Gauge looks like the ultimate pre workout. But does it leave you firing blanks? Read the 4 Gauge pre workout review!
A great pump feels like the scene in Rambo III where a battle tank crashes head first into a helicopter… but inside your biceps. What causes the pump?
We all have a friend who’s hooked on the latest fad diets. Heck, maybe it’s YOU. So this comprehensive breakdown shows you why fad diets don’t work. Period.
“This? Oh, it’s a kale infused mochaf**ker. It melt belly fat and makes me better than you.” Yes, today I’m talking about diet hipsters, and how they suck.
Thanks to the crazy world of social media, mono diets are an increasingly popular weight loss trend – and today I want to show you why it’s total bulls**t.
The first time I heard about flexible dieting, I laughed in someone’s face. Like, belly laughed. Until that day I was “clean eating”. But it all changed…
“There’s something wrong with me”… Ever said this in frustration at your diet? You’re not alone. Here’s why losing weight gets HARDER as you go.
A client asked me to review Alpha Femme Keto Genix fat burners after seeing them linked to TV presenter Susanna Reid. Here’s the raging honest review.
Are energy drinks good pre workout supplements? That’s a resounding “Hell No!”. Today I’ll show you precisely why you should ditch your pre workout Monster.
How do you tell a great pre workout from a bad one? Simple; look for any of the ingredients below! The pre workout s**t list shows you what NOT to use.
Instagram is where fitness advice goes to die. And that’s great… … if you’re looking to snap your f**king back. So today I’m going to show you why “Instagram squats” are NOT the way you should be performing barbell squats in your workouts. (I’m sure you know the ones) I’m breaking it down in this […]
Alpha Lion Superhuman pre workout guarantees you “the most anabolic workout of your life”… Bold words, but how does it REALLY compare to the best pre?
“Haters are my motivators” may be a tredny fitness quote, but Rocky movies taught me the opposite. Here’s how to be like Rocky and become your best self.
“The afterburn effect” helps us burn stacks of calories after a HIIT workout… or so we thought! Here are the facts on HIIT & EPOC.
Is the mind muscle connection real, or is it just an outdated bodybuilding myth that needs to be put to rest? Here’s the science.
The truth hurts, so bring a band aid for this one… Today I’ll give my honest opinion on Juice Plus and Herbalife. Can I make these not a thing?
We all have a family member who believes protein shakes are bad for you. Are they right? Let’s debunk myths with science today.
Love Life Supplements Primal One is the product of the year, or a big fat “nope”, depending on your diet. Read the only official review to see why.
CT Fletcher promised his Iron Addicts Brand would rise like a Phoenix, and it has. But can the new Sidewalk Kraka pre workout deliver in the gym?
Today I will be looking at H2N Nutrition Diet Whey in our latest supplement review to see how it stacks up as a fat loss whey protein supplement.
Need a killer full body workout using only machines? Here you go! If you’re stuck in a hotel gym with no free weights, you can still train hard.
Cosmo recently put plus-sized model Tess Holliday on the cover, and people around the world are misplacing their excrement.
Do calories not matter on intermittent fasting? Can you really eat anything in your feeding window? Let’s look at this absurd trendy belief.
Last supper syndrome is essentially binge eating the day before you start a new diet. Here’s the lowdown…
Guys are training hard all over the world but getting nowhere. Make sure you avoid these common muscle building mistakes so you get results you can SEE!
Rich Piana and 5% Nutrition claim Kill It is the world’s most explosive pre workout supplement. I’ll show you why it’s not.
The reality of being a personal trainer is different from the adverts. It ain’t an easy life, and over 80% of PT’s fail within a year. Read up so you don’t.
Is too much protein bad for you? Some believe it’ll damage your kidneys – alarming if you’re trying to build muscle. What does science say?
So you’d like a simple diet for building muscle, but nothing has worked for you before? You’re in the RIGHT PLACE!
Today we put dumbbells vs kettlebells to see which piece of equipment is superior for building muscle.
Should you exercise when sick? Some say yes, some say no… but here’s what SCIENCE says about hitting the gym when sick.
Ever wished CT Fletcher could bottle his motivational speeches into a pre workout? Rejoice, because he has! But can Sidewalk Kraka deliver in the gym?
Gyms are filled with wondereful characters, and today I want to pay tribute to them. Do you recognize these people from your gym?
If you watch any reality TV show on MTV, you’ll likely be visually attacked by a Protein World advert. Its in-your-face advertising makes one thing clear: If you have ambitions of being an orange celebrity with a huge Instagram following, this is the whey protein for you. Today I’m bringing you an in-depth Protein World […]
BIG NEW WEBSITE UPDATE: You can now access my downloadable workout plans! All my training systems are included and available to start immediately.
Love Life Supplements Refuel is one of the best post-workout supplements released in years. Its premium grade ingedients make it hard for anyone to beat.
Does fasted cardio REALLY burn more fat than regular cardio? Jennifer Lopez says it does. Case closed! Not really, of course… let’s look at fasted cardio today.
HIIT is awesome for fat loss, so I’ve put together this comprehensive guide to answer all the most common HIIT related questions!
Have you ever let the gym take over your entire life and now you’re sick of it? Then read this post.
Everyone else was bodybuilding, but Sylvester Stallone used circuit training to maximize fat loss for his leanest movie roles in the 80’s. Here’s why…
MAN Sports Game Day claims to be the best pre workout in the world. Let’s put that claim to the test in my official review.
Joe Donnelly and Steve Blechman have indeed created the new king of pre workout supplements. Here’s the full breakdown in my AML Pre Workout review.
Can you handle The Rock leg workout? “I’ve always had an affinity for leg day. I like to keep it until the end of the week, as a twisted treat for myself!”
Today we journey to the dark side of the fitness universe to look at The HCG Diet. Does it work?
The first time I told an uncle I wanted to start lifting weights, he said “Urgh! Bodybuilders are stupid, have you heard Sylvester Stallone or Arnold talk?”