Author archive: Lyndon Purcell
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01
2019

Muscle Physiology Part 2

Last time we addressed some fundamental concepts in muscle physiology. If you haven’t read the article, I would recommend you read it HERE first, as we are going to get straight into it and the following will require some prerequisite knowledge. As we discussed, fundamentally muscle grows because in...

14
01
2019

Behaviour Change, What You NEED to Know & Do!

With the arrival of the new year, habits and resolutions are at the forefront of everyone’s mind.  While there are many methods of varying effectiveness for approaching habit formation (do it everyday for 30 days etc), in general, you will often find greater success when adopting a principles b...

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12
2018

Muscle Physiology – Part 1

Recently, Jacob Schepis, Brian Minor & myself presented a nearly 4 hour-long webinar on some things hypertrophy. I’d love to say all things, but I know that I had to cull massive amounts of information from my slides, and I’m sure the boys were the same. All of us went over time by a good 20 or...

31
07
2018

Be Wary of the Enlightened Coach

You know Cerberus? That massive 3-headed dog in Hercules, the “Hound of Hades”. That’s what the fitness industry is like. On one hand (head) there is; boob-implants, teeth so white they could light a room and YouTube VLogs showing off fast cars, mansions, international travel and “a full day of eati...

25
07
2018

Mastering The Fundamentals

Daily Thought No. 1 – Mastering The Fundamentals As much as I enjoy writing, the due diligence I wish to do each topic when producing an article, inevitably makes it an arduous task. Currently I have 5 in-progress articles open on my laptop, plus the plethora of others that I have also begun writing...

21
06
2018

Ending The Art VS Science Debate…

There are very few topics that are as erroneously divisive as science is. Although modern-society is well acquainted with controversy and disagreement, the surrounding confusion and subsequent pushback against the scientific movement, is mostly misguided at best. While the presence of many socio-pol...

29
05
2018

Don’t Be Fooled: Fit Doesn’t Mean Healthy

The following is an article that was born from series of posts that I shared on my Instagram story. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but it seemed to resonate with a lot of people and I had numerous texts and DM’s from both clients and non-clients alike who had found some value in what I said....

04
05
2018

65kg Weight Loss Journey – The Whole Story

This is without doubt one of the most remarkable transformations we have seen at JPS. We wanted to share this very raw and honest insight from our hard working client Jess and give you an insight into her journey to highlight many of the trials, tribulations and challenges our client Jess faced on h...