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The Size Series | How ‘Hard’ do you Push?

  • by David O' Connor
  • 10/08/2017
You’re missing out on a boat-load of info first if you’ve skipped the last 3 articles in this series, so I’d recommend to start at part 1 and work up to this article; Part 1 | The Principle of Overload – HERE. Part 2 | Muscle Gaining Targets – HERE. Part 3 | How Much […]Read More >>
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The Size Series | How Much to Grow?

  • by David O' Connor
  • 28/06/2017
From here on in, this series is pretty advanced, so if you’re a beginner only really starting out ‘lifting’ – this stuff probably WILL go way over your head. Don’t worry if you’re clueless, it probably means you just need some guidance on where to go next, Anyhow – when you get past the Beginner […]Read More >>
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The Size Series | Muscle Gaining Targets

  • by David O' Connor
  • 16/06/2017
“but I’ve read that much shit at this stage u wouldn’t no what to believe. Everybody seems to contradict each other.” I get messages like this on Facebook/Instagram about 2-3 times a week in terms of ‘Gaining Muscle’ and the fact is, yes there is a lot of conflicting stuff out there, especially in the […]Read More >>
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The Size Series | The Principle of Overload

  • by David O' Connor
  • 08/06/2017
Here’s something the pops up every now and then when I get asked questions around Training, Let’s say you’re training for 6-8 Months now, or most people say “I go the gym 5 times a week”, While this is brilliant because you’re fundamentally DOING the most important variable when it comes to training (Adherence and actually […]Read More >>
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Want Oreo’s with that Salad?

  • by David O' Connor
  • 16/05/2017
So let’s talk ‘getting in shape’ & the whole concept of adopting a more sustainable approach to your Nutrition rather than being miserable thinking you need to eat dry spinach leaves all day long… See, when you finally get your arse in gear, you think the Nutritional side of things needs to be Super Strict […]Read More >>
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My Best Takeaways (Not Chinese) from 2016

  • by David O' Connor
  • 02/01/2017
With 2016 behind you ~ there should be always a point of reflection on the past Year. No matter how Good, Mediocre or Bad a Year may have been for you – there’s always massive learning points to take away from it all and that’s why I wanted to get this blog out to you. […]Read More >>
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BCAA’s are not the Dog’s Bollox

  • by David O' Connor
  • 15/12/2016
I wish I could get back the money for all the BCAA tablets, BCAA powder & Leucine powders I’ve gone through over the Years.. I suppose it’s a good thing though, that I can look back, learn from it and hopefully get this blog across to you too so you don’t make the same mistakes, […]Read More >>
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All Things Protein to Maximise Gainz’

  • by David O' Connor
  • 08/12/2016
Protein. You either eat/supplement with it way too much or way too little. If you were anything like me when I first got a love for the weights and looking better naked, I was simply taking too much protein for no extra benefit. So, what’s the BEST for you to take daily to MAXIMISE your […]Read More >>
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Bigger Meals Later for Easier Fat Loss

  • by David O' Connor
  • 17/11/2016
I’ve believed and fell for a LOT of stuff in the Health & Fitness World over the years, so when I get questions like ‘Dave, is it ok having a big Dinner before Bed?’ or ‘Is Eating late at night Bad?’ and the ever so famous ‘Is it ok to eat Carbs late because I […]Read More >>
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Nutrition 101 | Flexibility Part 4

  • by David O' Connor
  • 22/09/2016
So now that you’ve (hopefully) gone through Part 1,2 & 3 of this Nutritional Series, you know the principles behind food & where to get started with fat loss and toning up. But with that comes the un-talked about elephant in the room at times.. The fact that, while eating healthy is great and you […]Read More >>