The SAID Principle

     Training is very much like Academics! This is a bold statement so now bear with me to explain why. It all has to do with the SAID principle or Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demand. In training, this is often not understood by trainers or trainees and as a result, it is disregarded by the […]

Time under Tension Part 1: What is it?

In part 1 of this series I will explain what Time under Tension and Tempo are:One question that always pops up when I’m explaining a program to a client or athlete is what is tempo and what is Time Under Tension or TUT for shortTo put it simply, it is how long a muscle is […]

Top 3 reasons to eat more protein

Protein is an essential macronutrient that our bodies need for normal healthy functioning. One thing I have noticed for many of my clients and athletes is that they do not consume adequate amounts of protein. This has detrimental consequences for proper health and performance. Instead they initially come in on a high carbohydrate diet making […]