Rest and recovery – how important are they?

Last week the topic of training smarter rather than harder was discussed. In that column, I illustrated the significant strength and muscle gains I achieved in 14 months with training just three days per week rather than going ‘balls to the walls’ daily like a pro bodybuilder on anabolic steroids.

Train smarter, not harder

Having added to debunking the myth that strength training would suddenly morph women into bulky, manly beings, my thoughts naturally turned to the quality of training.

It’s in the genes

Scrolling through my Instagram timeline last week I came across a funny meme with the caption: “Some people can eat five burgers and not gain a pound; I click ‘like’ on a picture of a Nutella jar and gain five pounds.” While the meme was hilarious and obviously untrue, I asked myself the question “Does genetics play a

Staying with the programme

Those of you who might have see-sawed through New Year health and fitness resolutions in the past would know that if it has not happened before, it is around this time that your drive will begin to slow.

Losing to gain

In last week’s column we discussed some tweaks to training, supplementation and nutrition that can make a difference in your fat loss efforts.

Going beyond resolutions

A weekly series of fitness and health tips commences today. The Fitness and Health Column, will feature articles by award winning sports journalist and Guyana’s Men’s Physique Champion Emmerson Campbell, who will outline and illustrate ways in which you can achieve your fitness goals on the way to better health.