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Training

Should You Workout When You Are Ill?

The worst thing about being ill is the effect it has on your training schedule… It’s not the banging headaches, or the tissues stuck to the side of your face. Heck, it’s not even the conveyor belt of hot lemony drinks making your home smell like a Minion factory. It’s the fact that you want […]

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Supplements

CT Fletcher Sidewalk Kraka Review (Original)

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?

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Motivation

7 People You’ll Meet (And Hate) At The Gym

It dawned on me while I was people watching during my morning cardio; there’s a lot of funny people at the gym! Recognize any of these characters?

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Supplements

Are You Beach Body Ready? Not If You Drink This Bulls**t!

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 […]

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Training

Online Training Systems Now Available!

BIG NEW WEBSITE UPDATE: You can now access my downloadable workout plans! All my training systems are included and available to start immediately.

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Supplements

Love Life Supplements Refuel Review

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.

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Training

Does Fasted Cardio Burn More Fat?

Here’s a joke for you… What do you call a nervous javelin thrower? Shakespear. Here’s another one: Fasted cardio burns more fat.

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Training

HIIT Explained: High Intensity Interval Training – The Complete Overview

Cardio is awesome for fat loss, but there are many questions surrounding HIIT. No worries, I’ve put together this quick guide to answer them all for you.

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Motivation

Inspire Yourself To Greatness: 3 Ways To Find Fitness Motivation

You are consistent with your exercise routines, you sleep regularly, and you’re meeting your weekly fitness goals. Why then do you still feel demotivated?

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Training

How Sylvester Stallone Used Circuit Training To Build A Rambo Physique

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…

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Supplements

MAN Sports Game Day Review: Champ Or Chump?

MAN Sports Game Day claims to be the best pre workout in the world. My official review puts this claim to the test! Is it a champ, or a chump?

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Training

AML Pre Workout Review – The New King Of Pre Workouts?

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.

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Training

Can You Handle The Rock’s Leg Workout?

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!”

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Nutrition

The HCG Diet – A New Level Of Crazy

Today we go back to the dark side of the fitness industry to look at the latest weight loss craze – the HCG diet, which promises “easy weight loss results”.

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Motivation

Bodybuilders Are Stupid

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?”

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Nutrition

How To Use Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

Intermittent fasting is one of the best ways to improve weight loss results, But it’s also one of the most easily misunderstood. Here’s how IF works.

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Nutrition

Macros Don’t Matter. Calories Are King.

Next time a diet guru tells you carbs or fat are the reason you can’t lose weight… slap them.

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Nutrition Supplements

Does Fish Oil Cause Prostate Cancer?

A new study claims there’s a strong link between fish oil and prostate cancer. Prostate cancer sucks, so we should all be scared, right? Actually, no…

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Training

Insanity vs HIIT – Which Is Better For Fat Loss?

In a gym battle for the ages, I’ll be looking at Insanity vs HIIT and answering the all-important question: Is Insanity better than HIIT for fat loss?

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Supplements

Is Red Wine Better Than Exercise? Of Course It’s F**king Not!

Is red wine better than exercise? If the latest headlines are to be believed, then yes it is! It’s time to cancel your gym membership, throw away your whey protein, and declare Wine O’ Clock. Because, according to the findings of a recent study published in the Journal of Physiology, having a glass of red […]

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Supplements

Should You Take BCAAs Before Fasted Cardio?

Should you take BCAAs before fasted cardio? Muscle building magazines often say yes, but today you’ll see why the fasted cardio BCAA myth is dead wrong.

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Supplements

Pre Jym Review – Is It Really King Of Pre Workouts?

T2. Aliens. Big Momma’s House 2. All instances of sequels which don’t suck. (Maybe not that last one.) But how about Pre Jym 2.0? Read the Pre Jym review!

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Supplements

How Do BCAAs Have No Calories?

They’re essential for muscle growth, but how do BCAAs have no calories? There’s no magic at work, rather a food industry loophole. Here’s the details.

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Supplements

Adapt Nutrition Pre Train V2 Review

This Adapt Nutrition Pre Train v2 review will determine whether this pre workout sequel is Terminator 2 good, or Grown Ups 2 bad.

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Supplements

Adapt Nutrition Pre Train Review

Pre workouts often promise big and under-deliver. Today’s brand new Adapt Nutrition Pre Train review will put this explosive pre workout to the test!

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Supplements

How To Make Your Own Pre Workout Supplement

Want to learn how to make your own pre workout supplement from scratch? This step by step guide shows you all the ingredients you’ll need, without the BS.

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Supplements

Why Your Pre Workout Needs Citrulline Malate

The many benefits of citrulline malate make it the most important ingredient in your pre workout. More reps per set, greater pumps, faster recovery…

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Motivation

Welcome

Welcome to the official blog of Russ Howe PTI. Russ is a popular personal trainer based at Powerhouse Gym South Shields, who has featured in Men’s Fitness..

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Motivation

Russ Will Be Back Soon

I recently decided to upgrade my webhost, to make the site faster and superior. Upon doing so, I uncovered a few issues which I wanted to correct before pushing it live. I’ll be doing that later this week, so for now, sit tight and know I’ll be back very soon. (Or better yet, go lift […]