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18
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...

16
01
2019

Podcast 61: Interview with Eric Trexler

In this episode of the JPS Podcast, Jacob interview researcher Eric Trexler on research pertaining to female body composition. References: (1) The effects of nutrient timing on training adaptations in resistance trained females, Pihoker et al 2018 (2) Changes in Body Composition and Neuromuscular Pe...

15
01
2019

Corrective Exercise, Hype & Hysteria?

A critical appraisal of corrective exercise Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and thus implementation of corrective exercises. It’s no surprise that due to the decrease in activity levels and prevalence of sedentary lifestyles in modern society, that many indiv...

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...

10
01
2019

Making the best of a FAD situation

Embracing FAD diets By Aaron Hoey Fad diets, they dominate all forms of mainstream media, promising health, body composition and mental cognition benefits that sound fantastic and intriguing to the uninformed consumer. Usually characterised by overly rigid rules or unusual meal compositions, fad die...