Category Archives: Blogs

  • Unwanted advances and inappropriate comments aren’t anything new for women in the fitness industry. But are they an unfortunate fact of the fit life, or something we can control? A group of experienced trainers and competition veterans weigh in. Being …read more

  • Ladies, you may be eating a well-rounded diet, but are you getting enough protein to support your performance and physique goals? Here’s what the latest research recommends! From hormones and enzymes to muscles and the immune system, every cell in …read more

  • As a coach, I’ve definitely noticed a shift in the way women are training. In recent years it seems more women are starting to incorporate at least some form of strength work into their programs, which is great to see. …read more

  • A high stress lifestyle can ruin your fat loss goals. Read this article to learn how stress affects fat loss as well as 4 strategies to deal with stress. You’re looking in the mirror. You’re frustrated that your abs aren’t …read more

  • Your hamstrings and glutes are some of the most powerful muscles on your body, and your training for them should be serious business. Use these accessory moves and watch your big lifts go up, and your big muscles get bigger! …read more

  • Who doesn’t want sculpted glutes and legs? Here’s a workout from NLA for Her-sponsored athlete Amy Updike that will shape your lower half into top form. By Hobart Swan at Bodybuilding.com Amy Updike’s latest workout is all about shaping and …read more

  • I took most of last year off from the gym which in turn did mean I had no real focus on any long term training or nutrition plan. Coming off the back of a serious bout of depression and anxiety, …read more

  • Proper nutrition and supplementation is an absolute necessity for athletic performance and optimum health. Put it in the most simplistic way: you cannot expect a high performance machine, or an athlete either, to perform at peak level on cheap fuel. …read more

  • The road to the Finals…. So as I look back this year I realise this is actually my 20th year competing!! That’s over 40 competitions along the way, including , one broken back, 2 herniated discs, one torn bicep, 2 …read more

  • Are you Prepared? Hey guys, apologies for the delay in getting posts out. Running the gym, training clients, dishing out nutrition advice and prepping for competition means my spare time has been limited. However, with the competing season in full …read more

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