What is Overtraining and How to Avoid it

If you are regularly working out or you just have started and you’re feeling a bit tired and sore, you may have wondered if you are overtraining. People around you may suggest that you are overtraining because your sudden enthusiasm for exercise may worry them. Some people may feel that anyone who trains more than…

Can I Spread Out My Workout Over the Day?

Have you ever wondered if you could spread out your workout over the day? Maybe you didn’t have time to get your whole session in. Or maybe you would like to do a 60 minute workout, but you can only find 30 minutes at a time? Or is it that you get too tired after…

How and Why to Change Your Workout Routine

I think pretty much everyone who is regularly going to the gym has heard that it is necessary to change workout plans from time to time. Apparently your body (your muscles) gets used to a routine, so it loses its effectiveness. But is this actually true or just a rumour? Is this only applicable to…

Do Muscles Have a Memory?

Here is another great question that I get asked a lot as a personal trainer. Do muscles have a memory? When people ask this, they usually refer to either of the following: 1) motor learning or 2) gain and loss of muscle size. These are two different things, so let me explain both before I…