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Category: Perform Better

Should You Workout When Sore?

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) is a phenomenon experienced when you perform an exercise you are not used to. We have previously mentioned that it is okay to train with DOMS, albeit that your performance will be reduced

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How Your Attitude Affects Your Results

It is probably not surprising that your attitude when approaching a challenge strongly affects your results. Sometimes expecting results will actually lead to better results than if you were not expecting any results. An example of this is

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How To Train All Muscle Fibers

Muscles are made up of long cells known as muscle fibers, innervated by a nerve cell (neuron) which stimulates the muscle to contract. Stimulating the right type of muscle fiber can impact your physique! One nerve cell can

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How To Maximize Muscle Activation

In most situations, you should try to apply maximum speed to the concentric portion of each rep, rather than focusing on “the mind muscle connection”. With light weight bench press (50% of 1RM), trained participants slightly increased pec

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Dieting

The goal of the “cutting” phase is to use a caloric deficit (eating less than you burn) to shed the fat you have put on as you built muscle (using a caloric surplus) throughout the year. Optimizing your

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Does Alcohol Affect Your Gains?

Alcohol consumption before exercise was once thought to be ergogenic (increasing performance), but the literature today points towards that low-moderate doses of alcohol consumption before exercise has negative effects on cardiovascular endurance. The evidence for how alcohol affects

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