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WHY YOU DON’T NEED A THIGH GAP

A personal trainer’s view on why the thigh gap craze is complete nonsense.

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Should You Train To Failure?

Today I’m going to show you how to improve your muscle building results by 60%. No… not a typo. Sixty percent. The technique we’re going to be using today is something which many people agree on, but few people do correctly: Training to failure. When you get this skill right, you can enjoy significantly improved […]

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The 3 Best Biceps Exercises According To Science

For many guys, bigger biceps represent the holy grail of training. It’s why we punish ourselves rep after rep, in the quest to pack an extra inch on top of those glistening, mountainous peaks… right? Well, if you love training arms (like me), then you’re going to enjoy today’s blog post – I’ll be looking […]

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Can You Build Muscle And Burn Fat At The Same Time?

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.

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How Sylvester Stallone Has Adapted His Training Over The Years

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…

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Should You Do High Reps Or Low Reps? Which Is Better?

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.

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App Now Available

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…

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What Causes The Pump?

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?

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Instagram Squats Suck! Here’s Why…

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 […]

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The Afterburn Effect Is A Lie

HIIT is often touted for the massive calorie burn it creates via “the afterburn effect”. However, I call bulls**t. Today I’ll show you why.

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Is The Mind Muscle Connection Real?

Bodybuilders speak of it like the holy grail of muscle growth, but many doubt it exists at all… Today we find out if the Mind Muscle Connection is real.

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No Free Weights? No Problem!

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.

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Are You Making One Of My 5 Muscle Building Mistakes?

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!

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Kettlebells Vs Dumbbells: Which Is Better For Building Muscle?

Today’s clash of the titans see us pit kettlebells vs dumbbells – which piece of training kit is better for building muscle? Let’s find out…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?