November 24, 2014
Sleep, do you understand how much your body needs it? Find out why sleep quality should be on everyone's priority list... read more
November 17, 2014
Two of the North West's most sough after strength coaches, Sean Keefe and Zoran Dubaic, talk to us about their facility in Stockport, Strength & Performance... read more
November 10, 2014
We chat to one of the North West's most in demand coaches to look at the training principles behind the results... read more
July 28, 2014
The awesome Daniel Strauss chats to us about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), strong man training and body transformations... read more
June 27, 2014
Team Monkey's Amy Rigby talks to us about juggling her role as a mum with a busy work life, clean nutrition and a packed training schedule.
January 08, 2014
Another fight, another belt for Ozzy Haluk's Team Monkey MMA. The latest champ Javonne Morrison talks hill sprints, army training and quads!
August 15, 2013
This is something taken from Dan John, who maps out five basic movements which everyone should do.
August 12, 2012
Carbohydrates are the most efficient nutritional source for the bodies energy requirements, converting to glucose much more freely than proteins and fats. Every single cell in the body utilizes glucose for fuel and most of this glucose (provided through the metabolism of carbs) is stored in skeletal muscle and the liver as glycogen. The rest is carried around in the bloodstream to supply your brain and other organs. When you exercise and your blood sugars drop the glycogen stores serve as a r...
March 14, 2012
INSULIN - 'THE ANABOLIC REGULATOR'
Insulin is quite possibly the most misunderstood hormone amongst strength athletes and this is due to its connection with carbohydrates. As you may already know, high levels of insulin promote fat synthesis and at the same time decrease the break down of the fat. However the degree to which insulin promotes fat storage, as well as carb storage and protein synthesis at any one time, depends on an individuals body state. This is all to do with the degre...