Don't let one bad day or one bad meal steer you away from your ultimate goal of being the best you, you can be. Here are some tips to get you to stay on track.
1. Lay out your gyms clothes the night before.That may prevent you from hitting that snooze button.
2. Take a photo of what you are about to eat. You will feel great when your meal looks healthly and guilt you( just a little) if your meal is not so healthly.
This months Mens health mag has a couple moves that trainers hate They are the kipping pullup( if you have not seen it google it.....terrrible), 45 degree leg press(no core strength required) Tricep dip( ouch for you shoulders when done incorrectly).
I like to add a few more, Close grip upright rows- shoulder killer. Crunches done on the floor- low back killer. Ok peeps which ones do you hate? please leave comments below
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Wednesday, March 06, 2013 @ 13:20pm
Did you know it takes quater of a million crunches to strip away a pound of fat from your mid section. Wow! Hardly seems worth the effort right? You here so many do and donts when it come to core training. Here are 3 basic guidelines that governs the core work I and my clients do.
YOU ARE NOT TAKING ANY 'TIME OFF'- Very good strength programs have a 'overeaching period' to push your body to where it has never been before, followed by lowered training stress to allow your body to recover and get stronger. You cannot hit your PR every training session. I used to be guilty of this. Till i figured out this why i was worn out and injured all the time. Dont make the same mistake.
Bored with your training? Stalled progress? Take these 3 tips and bust through your plateau.
1. Instead of reps, do exercise for time. Do had many reps for 30 seconds instead of pumping out your usual 12.
2. Change your exercise order. Do bicep curls before your chin up. Or reverse the order of your training.
3. Use a different tool. Do dumbbell presses instead of barbell. Use a medicine ball for your core training. Use the bike instead of the treadmill. Anything to keep your body guessing.
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Posted by Shane Mclean @ Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 13:16pm
Ever noticed how sporting teams has success over a long period of time? The players change but the results stays them same. They have a great system. How does that relate to exercise?
If you go into gym and just do a series of random trainings, then that'S what your results will be ... random. However if you follow your plan or 'system' that has the basic body movements of pushing, pulling, squatting and hinging or 'old school' training your results wil not be random. They will be awesome.
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 10:57am
Small bites 'trick' your brain into believing you are eating more food. According to Dieuwerke Bolhuis, who studies food research at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the more bites you take, the brains 'taste' system is activated and the more 'full' you feel.
Food for thought next time you are chowing down on chips and dip. Take smaller bites. Have a smaller waistline. Easy right?
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Wednesday, February 27, 2013 @ 13:03pm
Yes, you can put this in the same headline. Yes, it does exist, along as the carbohydrates are of the unprocessed kind with fiber. Think peas, spinach, broccoli and a baked potatoes.
If you are in the process of losing weight keep this in mind, NEVER combine fat and carbs in the same meal. Limit your carb intake when eating fat.
A good rule of thumb is
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Tuesday, February 26, 2013 @ 11:16am