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By Connor Sellers 2 months ago
Do HIIT Workouts Burn Fat? (3 Reasons Why It’s Effective)
Not all workouts are created equal. Some build you up slowly, and others give you quick progress. High-intensity interval training, popularly known as HIIT, has become quite popular over the years for its dynamic movements, short workout time, and quick results. In more than ten years as a physical trainer, I’ve constantly recommended HIIT cardio to many clients, and they’ve rarely failed... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 5 months ago
How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight in Ketosis?
With more people wanting to drop weight quickly and efficiently, keto diets are becoming more popular by the day. Over my career as a fitness trainer, I’ve come across many folks skeptical of the efficiency of ketogenic diets because of their high-fat dietary requirements. So, I spoke to a dietician and analyzed quite a few research papers on the matter. Combining my previous knowledge and... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 5 months ago
Should Steroids Be Legal? (Diving Into the Pros and Cons)
As a personal trainer, I know how controversial this topic can be, especially with no end to doping scandals in all types of sports. But I still think it’s important to have a balanced discussion about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and look at what both sides of the argument have to say. So, I spent some time with a friend of mine who worked at the World Anti-Doping Agency a few years... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 2 weeks ago
Do Steroids Make You More Sexually Active? (From a Doctor)
One of the reasons I often hear people mention when it comes to taking steroids is that it doesn’t just help with muscle growth and performance but also with bedroom activities. And while there’s nothing wrong with that added bonus, it’s important to understand what actually happens and if this is a lasting effect. So, I teamed up with a doctor to research scientific literature on how... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 4 months ago
Is Pre-Workout Causing Bloating? (5 Ways to Get Rid of It)
As a personal trainer with over ten years of experience, I’ve heard some of my clients complain about bloating after taking pre-workouts. I couldn’t see the connection, but that didn’t stop me from digging deeper. After extensive research with my dietitian, I finally came to understand the causes of bloating after taking a pre-workout and compiled the information into this... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 4 weeks ago
Bang Pre-Workout Review (2023. Updated) Is It The Best?
If you're not sure whether Bang pre-workout is what you precisely need to get charged up for your next gym session, you've come to the right place. I spent months testing Bang pre-workout, researching, and rounding up online customer reviews of the product. Today, I’ll share my experience in this comprehensive Bang Master Blaster review and my opinion on its ingredients and health... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 5 months ago
Does Your Body Burn Fat or Muscle First? (Science-Based)
As a fitness coach with a decade of experience, I’ve helped many clients achieve their ideal body fat percentage without compromising their muscle mass, mainly through targeted and intense strength training, a high-protein diet, and adequate rest. So, when a friend disclosed how he lost muscle while trying to get his body fat percentage to Ronnie Coleman levels, I had to look into it. This... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 5 months ago
6 Best Chest Stretches Before a Workout (Tips From a Pro)
For me, chest day is the best day, and I often add some chest exercises to my back and shoulder days as well. But what many people don’t realize is that you can significantly limit the effectiveness of these exercises when you have a limited range of motion in your pecs. I’ve also seen folks do just one single type of chest stretches, assuming this is more than enough. To help you be... Read more >
Before and after fat chin workout
By Connor Sellers 4 months ago
How to Get Rid of a Double Chin? (6 Exercises to Lose It)
In my long tenure as a fitness coach, I constantly come across clients asking me if losing chin fat is possible and how to get rid of it. It's very hard to target those localized fat deposits without surgery, lasers, and similar interventions, but there certainly are things you can do. I always recommend natural fat-burning supplements and a combination of physical chin workouts that can build... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 3 months ago
Should You Stretch Before or After a Workout? (From a Pro)
This is one question I get from a lot of clients that come to me for fitness training advice. It always scares me to see people at the gym that don’t do any stretching at all, but it’s important to get to the science behind static and dynamic stretching. And to find out exactly why stretching should be a priority for all athletes, I teamed up with a physical therapist friend of mine to go... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 1 month ago
Does Pre-Workout Boost Testosterone? 5 Things You Must Know
As a personal trainer, I guide a lot of clients through carefully planned resistance training routines to maximize muscle growth. But there are ways to naturally improve performance levels with pre-workout supplements. An interesting question I got from a client was whether these supplements could also help with increasing testosterone production. So, I teamed up with my dietitian and... Read more >
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By Connor Sellers 4 months ago
How Many Reps Should I Do to Burn Fat? (An Expert’s Opinion)
When it comes to fat burning, every person with elementary knowledge about fitness knows that strength training plays an important role in losing weight. Not a single weight-loss workout program I’ve ever made in my long coaching career misses weight training. Still, one of the most common questions revolves around the number of reps optimal for weight loss. Since that depends on so many... Read more >