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Category: training

The Rep Theory

One of the most frequently asked questions in the fitness industry is: “How many repetitions should I perform for any given exercise?” If you are expecting a simple, straight-forward answer, forget it. Bodybuilding great Mike Mentzer was an advocate of performing one to two well-performed sets to failure for a given exercise, and kept his…

Lessons I Have Learned From Physiology and How They Can Make You a Faster Runner

About the Author “Jason Karp, PhD, is the owner of Run- Fit, LLC, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, and creator of the Run-Fit Specialist Certification running at Fit Singapore on 5th September 2017″ He has more than 200 published articles in international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of six books, including…

Get a grip!

Chris Mallac, Tarek Taz Chouja and Nathan Quinn discuss the fundamental concepts of grip strength training and the benefits of improving grip strength – both for improving athletic performance and also developing proximal shoulder strength In the context of athletic performance, grip strength is a fundamental prerequisite in many sports that require aggressive ‘crushing grip’…

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