Monthly Archives: February 2012

Episode #33: How to keep your joints healthy

This week The Wellness Guys talk about keeping your joints healthy. Have you ever wondered what foods might affect your joint health? Or what supplements might help you restore them? What sort of exercise is best for an aching joint? Or … Continue reading

Brutal & Crazy Bodybuilding Leg Training!

Sometimes you just have to go a bit crazy with your workouts and do something a bit different.  I grew up reading about the old Weider Principle of “Muscle Confusion” which was a hybrid hotchpotch of changing the routine and doing something a bit radical, all depending upon which journalist was Read more . . .

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Fitness Cover Model Training!

It’s probably a truism to state that we only ever become known for what amounts to the tip of the iceberg.  That aspect that sticks out above the water stands out far more than all the mass that goes beneath it.  In many ways I have built my reputation, and the reputation of the entire UP team, on Read more . . .

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Episode #32 – Interview with Paul Chek

This week The Wellness Guys interview fitness guru and all round wellness expert Paul Chek.  Paul is world renowned for his unique, holistic approach to health and wellbeing and shared his unique philosophy on training, eating and life with The Wellness Guys. … Continue reading

Training For Hypertrophy: Charles Poliquin Seminar (Pt 2)

This is the second part of my review of Charles Poliquin’s Training For Hypertrophy Seminar at UP Mayfair.  If you missed the first instalment then please go back and catch up (Training for Hypertrophy) as there were some very useful gems for advanced hypertrophy training protocols. The feedback Read more . . .

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Training For Hypertrophy: Charles Poliquin Seminar (Pt 1)

Training For Hypertrophy: Charles Poliquin Seminar If there is one single person who has taught me more than any other about the myriad of right and wrong ways to build muscle, it is Charles Poliquin. If you take the time to learn and appreciate the “Poliquin Principles” then your ability to understand Read more . . .

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Episode #31 – Your Questions Answered

This week The Wellness Guys answer another round of listener questions. Laurence, Damian and Brett have been overwhelmed with the amount of questions, support and testimonials that have been flooding in on Facebook, Twitter, iTunes and via email. As promised they … Continue reading

Not Another D3 Article!

One of the downsides to doing as much reading as I do is that it becomes all too easy to become blasé at what we need to do in order to become, and stay, healthy.  If you think that you are bombarded with messages exhorting you to  “Don’t drink from plastic! Check what’s in your shampoo and Read more . . .

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A Really Tough Posterior Chain Workout!

It is all too easy to neglect posterior chain work in your training.  We instinctively focus on the mirror muscles that we see in front of us, rather than what it is to the rear.  As many personal trainers are guilty of this in their exercise programming as are regular trainees.  This is a bit daft Read more . . .

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Episode #30 – The Wellness Guys’ Favourite Things

This week The Wellness Guys talk about their favourite things. Have you ever wondered who these Wellness Guys really are? What are Damian, Laurence and Brett really like? Would you like to know what books they love, what websites they frequent … Continue reading