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Sleep – Where Most Students Often Fail

Posted on October 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

In our quest to staying lean, sleep length & quality can often be our biggest enemy, particularly for students. It affects our appetite, mood and motivation, and is particularly noticeable when we don’t have enough of it. Of course, this means it its critical to diet adherence & long term sustainability. As mentioned here, diet adherence […]

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Diet Breaks

Diet Breaks – A Useful Tool For Motivation

Posted on October 20, 2016 in Alpha Physique

This is definitely something that should be talked about more in the fitness industry. It contributes massively to motivation & adherence, which underpins your ability to get shredded and stay there. As previously discussed, we broke down the determinants of a great physique, and their respective importance. However, I failed to mention that more important […]

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Carb-Cycling – In the context of a Body Re-Composition

Posted on October 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

In my previous post, I explained why trying to do a recomposition is an inefficient process for the vast majority. Some may argue that carb-cycling is the key to a successful body recomposition. Carb-cycling may help, but in the grand scheme of things, everything that I said in the original post still holds true. Firstly, we […]

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Gain Muscle

Body Re-Composition – Should YOU Try To?

Posted on October 13, 2016 in Alpha Physique

Body Re-Composition – is it possible to have the best of both worlds, and should YOU personally try it? It’s perfectly possible. However, it’s not optimal for most people in the long run. Let me explain why. A successful body re-comp is the holy grail of bodybuilding. Human nature is greed; we want everything and we want it now! […]

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Bulking Students

5 Tips On Staying Lean Whilst Bulking

Posted on October 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

For those of you who are currently in a lean-bulk phase, this post is for you. It’s so crucial when bulking to minimise fat gain, as this will allow us to bulk for as long as possible. As we know, once past the beginner phase, muscle takes a long, long time to build! Before we […]

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Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Achieving a Shredded Physique

Posted on October 3, 2016 in Uncategorized

Everyone looks better when they’re shredded! People love the chiselled, defined look, it just looks awesome. Not only do people’s physiques improve, but their faces too. There’s a reason why models all happen to be very low in body fat! So how do we attain this condition? For 90% of people, achieving a shredded physique is perfectly […]

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Best Supplements

Supplements

Posted on September 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

Supplements. Probably the most talked about, yet unimportant topic in bodybuilding. Most people are already aware, but just in case, they literally only account for 5% of results….maximum! BUT, they can be very useful in regards to time efficiency. Additionally, certain supplements that are particularly cheap and cannot be found in foods, can indeed be a very […]

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Protein Intake

Posted on September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

What’s the biggest fitness myth? Protein intake. Specifically, the universally popular 1 gram per  lb of body weight or more. I mean everyone says so, so it must be correct? Wrong. So how much protein do we actually need? Most gurus, athletes and of course, supplement companies will tell you at least 1 gram per […]

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Beach body

Great Physiques 2

Posted on September 22, 2016 in Alpha Physique, Uncategorized

Welcome to the second instalment of Great Physiques! Within the first instalment, we discussed how and why 80% of great physiques are determined by diet. Now it’s time to discuss the other 20%, training. Just like diet, in order to achieve and maintain an awesome physique, you need to have a sustainable training plan. This means […]

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Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Great Physiques

Posted on September 19, 2016 in Alpha Physique

So we all want a great physique. The big questions are how do we achieve one, and how to then maintain one? Great physiques have excellent body compositions. They have significantly greater than average muscle mass, and crucially, very low body fat levels. As many of you may already know, your body composition is 80% […]

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