One of the most frequently asked questions by tall people training regularly at the gym is: is it harder to put on muscle if you are tall? The sweet and short answer is NO. Before I explain why, let’s first examine why this is a frequently asked question. For a majority of tall people (myself included) the story usually goes something like this: We start skinny and … [Read more...]
What Tall People Need To Understand About Squats
Love them or hate them squats are one of the BEST exercises for putting on mass or losing weight. Every good workout routine includes some form of squats; there is simply no way around it. Since squatting is so important there is a plethora of information out there teaching you how to squat. A simple Google or YouTube search will show you countless videos of "experts" telling … [Read more...]
Are you eating enough to reach your body goals?
A few months ago I came to the harsh realisation that despite what I thought, I wasn’t eating nearly as many calories as I thought I was (or should be eating). At the time, my goal was to reduce my body fat % from 17.8% to about 13% and then start to build lean muscle mass. To try and achieve both these targets I decided to cut down my daily calorie intake whilst at the same … [Read more...]