Strength Training

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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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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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Periodization is the solution

The manner in which one approaches a training regime provides a good indication of the results likely to be achieved. More often than not, failure to plan properly will doom a plan to disaster. That is why the concept of periodization is something every serious fitness enthusiast needs to acknowledge and use. Understanding the purpose …

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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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The Hardgainer Has Four Pillars of Destiny

The term hardgainer is one that is normally used to describe your stereotypical ectomorph, skinny by general definition lacking muscular size but making up for it in enthusiasm. The truth is many of you reading this wether ecto, endo or even meso have at some point experienced the frustration of not improving at the rate …

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