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THE COVENANT — Julian has a rant . . .

I have a client that I train five times a week — clearly a motivated and dedicated person — who has trained with me for over two years....

MARGINAL GAINS — Pennies to Diamonds

Success is a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. —Jim Rohn...

MUSCLE — The Gift that keeps on Giving

Quite apart from the fact that muscle looks so damn attractive, it gives us some very exciting physiological benefits too. So to help...

GYM ETIQUETTE — Manners vs Courtesy

So here we are in early February. Sigh. The gym is packed, which is good . . . and bad. And while it is true that everyone has to start...

PLAIN GAINS — there are no secrets

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” A Tale of Two Cities — Charles Dickens  Almost everyone will recognise those...

PARALLEL PARAMETERS

“Regardless of assigned diet, 12 month weight change was greater in the most adherent. These results suggest that strategies to increase...

FOLLOW YOUR BLISS — A Hero’s Journey

In my teens I became aware of an American man who had an expression that summed up how he felt life ought to be lived. His expression was...

DELAYING AND REVERSING FRAILTY

We all want to have a long life, but no one wants to grow old. My wife Suzy and I sometimes chat about getting older and how we feel...

Anne Elk’s Theory on Brontosauruses

As my many (gulp!) regular readers of iamprotein.co.uk will by now doubtless know, I started bodybuilding when I was a thirteen-year-old...

If Sweetness Is Your Weakness

I am not an authoritarian, I don’t tell my clients what to do, I tell them what I do, and then suggest to them how I think they ought to...

BOGOF, or . . .  Half-Price Calories

At its most basic, fat loss comes down to calories in versus calories out. Leaving aside the calories in bit, I want to share a little...

HEALTHSPAN

I’ll be turning 51 in a few weeks. It’s been an interesting year. A year that has taken me by surprise. Birthdays with zeros in them are...

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