21.02.2018

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle. Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are hundreds of training programs out there – some great, others…

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21.02.2018

German Volume Training: The best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it’s the most effective training program out there for gaining serious muscle mass and breaking through personal…

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21.02.2018

The five best cardio exercises to keep your engine ticking over

Why do cardio? Cardio exercise is one of what I would call the three main tenets of training, alongside resistance and mobility. Without any of these, your body will naturally atrophy, decreasing in efficiency. Like resistance and mobility training, cardio offers a range of benefits and should be built into your every week. Briefly, here’s how it helps…

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