Author: Piotr Leniart

Squat Jump

Squat Jump

The squat jump is the ultimate combination exercise and it’s a real ass-kicker to boot, taking the mechanics of a squat and adding the power component of a jump. Some coaches have publically praised the jump squat for its ability to effectively develop lower body power, yet to the mainstream […]

Past Failure – who can train like that?

Past Failure – who can train like that?

It seems every day someone comes along with a new and improved system of weight training scientifically designed to stimulate the muscle fibres unlike any other program ever could. Don’t give up!Taking over itThe basic principles of Beyond Failure training Don’t give up! First and foremost, it is imperative to […]

Organic on a budget

Organic on a budget

One of the most common excuses people have for not eating healthy is that healthy food costs too much particularly organic food that is often priced slightly higher than comparable conventional food. But eating healthy and organic does not have to break the bank, especially if you follow these helpful […]

Post Workout Carbs

Post Workout Carbs

Carbohydrates are the preferred energy food source for the human body. All the carbs we eat are converted into the only type of sugar that circulates in the blood, namely glucose. Yet the body is capable of using other sources of energy. For example, the lactate produced as a result […]

Bigger and Stronger Calves

Bigger and Stronger Calves

Look at your calves. You probably don’t even realize the face that you just made. That’s because most people who are serious about building a stronger, better-looking body are likely to express disgust and disappointment when they peek at their calves. Some people think they don’t have the genetics to […]

7 secrets of Olympic Lifts

7 secrets of Olympic Lifts

Olympic lifts are awesome. Most trainees would certainly agree. However, not many lifters are using them for the primary purpose of improving their physiques. This is a mistake, and as you’ll see, costing them some serious growth potential. Here are seven reasons why even the most abs and pecs-focused lifter […]

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

 Carbohydrates were at the height of their popularity during the mid-90s. When “fat-free” became the desired state, people turned to carbs instead. Consumers soon learned that a high carb diet wasn’t so healthy either. Today, between marketers who promote packaged carbs as “heart healthy” and fitness “experts” who espouse that […]

Injury Free Body

Injury Free Body

This is crucial information for every active person because strength training can not only prevent injuries in the first place but also ease your symptoms if you do have a joint injury that causes some chronic pain. How? Muscles support and stabilize joints. R.I.C.E waySo how do you exercise while […]

Cardio Adaptation – How This Work?

Cardio Adaptation – How This Work?

The more you train, the more efficient you get at doing the workouts, until you need a more challenging workout to keep improving. Chasing progression is actually what makes this a fun, lifelong endeavour. Your body adapts every which way from here to Sunday, in every bodily homeostatic system. Outside […]

Iron in your body

Iron in your body

It’s no secret that iron helps keep the blood oxygenated, which equates to improved energy and recovery. Iron also has a role in enhancing fat burning, as it’s involved with the production of the amino acid L-carnitine, which transports fatty acids into the mitochondria of the cell to used more […]

Manipulating your carbohydrates

Manipulating your carbohydrates

Want to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? Want to have a ripped physique but also have super-freak strength? Having a great training program and doing some cardio will get you far, but to get massive muscle and be lean, it’s all about manipulating your macronutrients – […]

Empty Stomach Cravings

Empty Stomach Cravings

Researchers have discovered that you are more likely to crave bread and other carbohydrates when you are hungry. Have a habit of skipping meals? Study shows that people who sit down to eat after an overnight fast are more likely to ignore protein, fats and vegetables and head straight for […]

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

The latest incarnation of the frozen yoghurt trend seems to defy standard business logic. These shops, where the décor of bright, happy hues is matched only by the spray of toppings – kiwi! Fruity Pebbles! Something random and chewy! – has whet consumers’ appetites for indulgent fun. Especially when that […]

The Best Exercise for great triceps!

The Best Exercise for great triceps!

What is the best mass-builder out for triceps? Some might argue that it’s the skull crusher because it targets the meaty, long head of the triceps. Some might be quick to say that it’s the cable press down because it effectively isolates the muscle. Those people wouldn’t be wrong but […]

4 steps to fix your Triceps

4 steps to fix your Triceps

Most folks just recognize the triceps as the muscles that extend the elbow, and while this is true, it overlooks a key part of their anatomy: the long head of the triceps crosses the shoulder to attach on the supraglenoid tubercale of the scapula. It assists the more powerful latissimus […]

Incredible strength

Incredible strength

Everyone wants to be strong. Not being intimidated by physical tasks that would terrify a mere mortal, knowing you could defend yourself or loved ones if necessary, being seen as a superhero by adoring children. Here are my key steps to follow to get stronger. I don’t claim these to […]

Golden 5 Training Tips

Golden 5 Training Tips

Today I will share with you my golden five tips. Many of my clients already try them, let’s see how fast you will notice amazing changes in your training? Believe in YourselfLearn Correct FormHammer Your Weak PointsMobility WorkUnilateral Exercises Believe in Yourself If you go into a set thinking you […]

Master the Muscle-Up

Master the Muscle-Up

The muscle-up is an upper body exercise that requires both pulling and pushing power and phenomenal core strength to boot. Those unfamiliar with the move say it’s just a pull-up combined with a dip, but a muscle-up is much more than that. It’s an unparalleled assault to the upper body, […]

How to control your body fat?

How to control your body fat?

Everyone has some body fat. Healthy levels of body fat actually improve a person’s health and appearance, but excess fat tends to increase the risk of poor health and is generally viewed as unattractive in most cultures. Excess fat accumulates in different areas from person to person, though some generalities […]

Mastering Your Deadlift

Mastering Your Deadlift

Many people consider the deadlift as an ultimate showcase of overall strength. The entire body has to work in unison to accomplish the task. You can find a lot of information about deadlift in social media or many other websites. I would like to shear with you my thoughts to help you finally achieve deadlifting perfection. SetupNeck […]

Build Up Your Pull-Ups

Build Up Your Pull-Ups

Pull-ups are to workout routines like vegetables are to nutrition. We all know we should eat lots of fresh vegetables, but how many of us actually do? The same goes for pull-ups. It’s an exercise that should be in most of the training programs, regardless of whether the goal is strength or […]

Big Without Fat

Big Without Fat

You want to get big? That will require a lot of heavy lifting, both in the gym and in the kitchen. The gym part is relatively simple, just not easy. Plenty of bulking programs have been published on the sport websites and forums. I suggest picking one written by a coach […]

What to do with Calories?

What to do with Calories?

You can’t go anywhere without being confronted by calories. You go to the shop and there they are, stamped on every bottle and box. Visiting restaurants, you can find calorie counts on menus. Next day going to the gym to use your favourite treadmill and you see again calories burning […]