Author archive: Martin Refalo
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01
2019

Optimising muscle retention

Implications of hypocaloric dieting for resistance training Retaining skeletal muscle mass whilst concurrently reducing body fat has been a popular approach to improve body-composition among individuals in the fitness community for aesthetic and competitive reasons, and members of the general popula...

09
01
2018

Can You Lose Fat & Build Muscle, At The Same Time?

Behold the most common request I get upon consulting with a new client… “I want to build muscle and lose fat” This process is called ‘body re-composition’ and can also be referred to as ‘re-comp’. Some individuals think this process is impossible due to the common understanding that muscle building...

12
12
2017

10 Tips To Avoid Being A ‘BRO’

Training in a commercial gym whilst on vacation for 10 days brought new life to my eyes and ears and highlighted how prevalent unscientific and poor training and nutritional practices still are in the fitness community. Amongst the evidenced based community, we call them the ‘bros’...