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Let’s face it, if building muscle were easy, everyone would be walking around jacked to the gills. So what are some of the biggest challenges? In this post I discuss three of the most likely reasons you’re still not making those sweet gains.
Today we’re talking about fat loss, and in particular, your metabolism. Because once you understand how your metabolism works you can better appreciate why it can be so challenging to lose weight.
The trap bar deadlift gets a bad rap from deadlift purists. But in this article I give you five reasons why the trap bar deadlift is in fact a superior lift for the average individual looking to add quality muscle to their physique.
If you want a proven way to increase motivation and improve consistency with your workouts, there are few things as impactful as planning and recording your workouts in a training log.
Motivational highs are incredible for helping us to take action, and a solid arsenal of habits can help keep routine tasks on track. But if life has taught me anything, it’s that motivation and habits are not enough to get you to the finish line.
The Romanian Deadlift or RDL as it’s more commonly known is a great exercise for adding strength and size to the hamstrings and glutes. But it can also be brutal on your back if you’re making one or more of these simple mistakes.
Responsibility gives you power, and in this post I talk about the power of responsibility and how without it, we give-up control of our health and wellbeing.
- Why me?
- What did I do to deserve this?
- Why does this always happen to me?
- Life is so unfair.
- What’s the point?
- God, I’m useless.
- I just can’t do anything right.
- I’m pathetic.
When you’re new to the gym, just about anything will add muscle to your body. You can simply show-up, try hard and see some pretty decent results. But once the golden period is over and all those newbie gains have dried-up, why can it seem so hard to build any muscle?
Well it goes without saying that if building muscle were easy, we’d all be walking around jacked and invisible lat syndrome would not be a thing. And while there are a lot of variables that go into building muscle, the core principles are well understood and time-tested.
In my experience as a trainer and as someone that’s been around the gym for almost thirty years, here’s three common reasons why you’re not building muscle.