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Science Summary: Squats and Leg Training

Squats are seen as the granddaddy of all exercises.  You've seen the memes by now.  If that was all you had to go off you'd probably be under the impression that squats are the only leg exercise you need to be doing.  It's worth exploring the hype though, what exactly do squats do for your … Continue reading Science Summary: Squats and Leg Training

Flex Dieting 101

Back to the Basics A major part of my job as a trainer is making sure my clients are educated on what they need to do inside and outside the gym to improve their health.  A rule of thumb I use when talking about body composition is that 80% of the changes happen in the … Continue reading Flex Dieting 101

Science Summary: High Intensity Interval Training

Interval training is a personal favorite of mine so I'm excited to finally get around to writing a post on the science of it.  I'll be giving a summary of this article published in the Exercise Sport Science Review (2008).  In this piece, researchers put participants on a two week High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) regiment in which … Continue reading Science Summary: High Intensity Interval Training