What happens when you stop training? Part 2

If you missed part 1, read it here, where I discuss what happens to body composition, strength and muscle when you stop training, along with photos/videos of what happened to me and Jonny when we stopped training for 3 months.  In this article we’ll put the science into practice: how you can incorporate an extended break from …

How to look good all year round (3 simple steps)

We answer all questions posted to our facebook wall. This one often comes in various forms: Darren E. Hi, hope all is well and you’re smashing training! Ive been on a cut while injured. I’m recovered now and want to get stronger, so I’m bulking now but I’m wondering whats the best way to maintain …

It’s any calories: Getting bogged down

Jonny and I have recently become absolutely obsessed with Dr Abraham, an endocrinologist who specialises in diabetes and lipid disorders. Here’s why: The video brilliantly embodies two important truths: 1. The pernicious myth, perpetuated by the fitness industry that keeps people fat: “If you eat healthy food, you’ll lose weight” 2. The fact that his years …

Editors’ Inbox: Should you use steroids?

Anonymous asked us: Hi guys – I’m 18, currently deadlifting 160kg 1RM. My goal is to deadlift 200kg, and so I’m thinking to use steroids. What would you recommend as a starting cycle?   We are seeing an increasing number of young people turning to steroids without guidance, impatiently seeking rapid results. While there are …

How do I Lose Weight Without Diet or Exercise? Propane’s Top 7 SNEAKIEST Fat Loss Tips

“Yusef, how do I lose weight without diet or exercise?” Oh simple, firstly you must… wait, what?   We’re normally happy to answer reader’s questions,but this one takes the cake. Uhhh how can I drive my car without wheels or an engine? How can I read this book while it’s in a different country, underwater, …

Editors’ Inbox: How Can I Grow My Upper Back?

I received this question from a chap named Adam: Hi Adam Sounds like you’re aiming for more of a ‘V-shape’. Obviously the two components in this are having: 1) A small waist 2) Big everything else.   Simple. So: 1) Reduce your waist Consider your bodyfat level, sometimes dropping bodyfat will be all you need to …

Editors’ Inbox: Keep your Curves!

Caroline is a competitive Judo athlete, and ran into this problem: Whenever she has to diet down for a competition, she starts to lose her curves. *Cut = Diet down. This highlights one of the problems with focusing on straight-up weight loss as opposed to fat loss.  To compete in a specific weight class, the …

Editors Inbox: Fit into a Size 10 Dress

This is your chance to ask the questions you’ve always wanted to ask about any aspect of health and fitness.  The best questions posted on the Facebook page will be responded to on the blog or Podcast. “I’ve always wanted to be able to fit into a size 10 dress, I feel like I’ve tried …