Deloading: the missing link

I first stumbled on the concept of deloading towards the end of 2011. At the time I was following a modified power hypertrophy split and over Christmas I had gone away on holidays and only had access to the gym about twice over a 10 day period. I feared that the strength I had accumulated […]

Self Prescribed Exercise—Leading Only To Time Waste Overdose!

It is becoming increasingly alarming when walking around a gym, the number of people  performing exercises incorrectly and often selecting exercises that will have little or no impact toward reaching their desired goals. Doing these things is not only completely unproductive but it can be very dangerous. The extreme examples I see on a daily basis […]

Q & A: part 2

– What is your opinion on intensity techniques? Supersets, drop sets, rest pause etc. Are they effective techniques for maximising hypertrophy or should people stick largely to conventional lifting?   JOEY:  This is a great question and one that doesn’t really have a black and white answer. As with most things in this sport it […]

Q & A: part 1

– Is there an optimal bodyfat range for growth and performance? If so, why? In short, yes. This is something that is going to be individual for everyone and dependant on the individuals circumstances. So for a primer on the bodyfat set point theory, basically it’s a range of bodyfat that your body feels ‘comfortable’ […]