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How Important Is Sleep For Muscle Growth, Fat Loss and Recovery?

Posted by Brent Redpath on
How Important Is Sleep For Muscle Growth, Fat Loss and Recovery?

With life as busy as it is today, getting a good nights sleep becomes harder and harder. There are work, family and all the other commitments that go along with modern life. Not to mention when you finally get to bed, your phone is buzzing from applications that are designed to keep you glued to your phone long into the night (unless you are ordering your Gym Meals, then it's okay). On top of that, you have to make time to get to the gym and workout. In all this, sleep often comes off second best. Experts recommend that adults between the ages...

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Is Stress Secretly Killing Your Gains?

Posted by Brent Redpath on
Is Stress Secretly Killing Your Gains?

As gym goers, we try so hard to get everything right. Eating the right foods in the correct amounts (gym meals), taking supplements meticulously, mapping out our training, getting enough sleep, weighing ourselves, measuring ourselves and everything else that goes into getting gains. These steps are all taken so that the most muscle and strength can be gained. The only type of stress that gets talked about when it comes to training is the impact the physical stress of training itself has on our bodies. This is usually discussed in the context of allowing adequate time for our bodies to recovery from one...

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