Muscle Building

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Are you getting somewhere? Possible reasons your training is not progressing

Sometimes I think people forget the main goal of training. Unfortunately, some people go to the gym just as a social exercise or so they can tell their friends that they “train”. The chances are that if you’re reading this you are not one of these people. Hopefully your goal is to improve. Whether it’s …

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The ABS Solution II

Mike Porter’s article The Abs Solution was hugely popular on our site. The principles outlined in the first Abs Solution article hopefully gave you a better understanding of the bigger picture when it comes to ab training. The most important principle to understand is that your body-fat needs to be low enough for your ‘six-pack’ …

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Personal trainer rules to stay injury free

We help our clientele reach their goals in the gym and in the mirror. We are experts of training and nutrition plans, not injury rehabilitation plans. However, as personal trainers we have good knowledge of human anatomy and how the body is supposed to move. With this knowledge I use simple strategies to avoid injury …

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Extended Sets: Methods to keep going to gain muscle

One thing we respect here at Definitive Physique is heart. Fortitude, resilience, guts whatever you want to call it this trait is that sets our personal trainers and our personal training clients against the rest. The ability to keep going in a working set is what pushes the body to make adaptations. This essentially is …

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Female Fat Loss 101

Having trained numerous women throughout my career I am all too familiar with the misconception of weight training giving women a masculine appearance. It is unfortunate but true, that popular belief tells women that by lifting weights you will create a muscular and unattractive physique. In recent years many fitness professionals have worked hard to …

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Personal Training Transformations

Here at Definitive Physique the most frequently asked questions usually stem from topics related to our personal training transformation projects. The majority of questions normally include the words. How long and what did it entail? Like anything worth having in life it took a combination of hard work, discipline and attention to detail. Unfortunately these …

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