• Predator's Six Week Six Pack Challenge

    Is it really possible to get a six pack in six weeks? Well, it depends a lot on the individual, but with hard work and dedication and a careful diet and exercise plan, there's a very good chance you'll see results. Here we provide our ...

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  • Q & A - Training For Muscle Size

    People exercise for many different reasons but one of the main ones is gaining muscle size. We thought we'd do a Q&A to answer some popular questions about this topic.

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  • Research Review - How to Optimise Your Aerobic Exercise for Fat Loss

    We were recently discussing on our forum about how much exercise is needed to produce results. We had also previously discussed training volume versus intensity with such notable interviewees as Layne Norton and Borge Fagerli and its fair ...

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  • Seven Tips To Ignite Your Cardio

    Although many of us may try to our best to avoid it, cardiovascular training can be a very important component of most exercise regimes. Regular cardio training can be beneficial for a whole host of reasons including improved ...

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  • Stress and Testosterone

    How does stress affect testosterone? Here we explore the the relationship between stress and testosterone and the ramifications this can have for our training.

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  • The Effects of Alcohol on Training

    We all know that drinking isn't great for your health, but how does it impact on your training, and is there anything you can do? We take a look.

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  • The Predator Squat Solution - Part 1

    You get a lot of people training legs but very few who can squat to save their lives. As the most challenging movement most gym goers will ever perform given the technical, physical, and mental demands the exercise imposes, it is no ...

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  • The Science of Bulking

    Sooner or later everyone who trains regularly asks themselves the question “How can I gain muscle?” On the surface, this seems to be a relatively straightforward question, but the answer is anything but simple!

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  • The Seven Deadly Bodybuilding Sins

    Many of us commit transgressions that prevent us from reaching our goals. Are you guilty of any of the seven deadly bodybuilding sins?

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  • Training For The Christmas Holiday

    As Christmas approaches, thoughts naturally spring to easing back on our training and diet, and enjoying the fun and food. Unfortunately, once the holiday season is over many people's bodies come back looking as if they have lost a fight ...

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  • Training For Muscle Mass

    Putting on muscle is a common goal for a lot of gym-goers. It is a long and very difficult process, but it can be done. Here we give you some tips on how to train for muscle mass.

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  • Training Roundtable With The Experts - Part 1

    Predator Nutrition speaks to four of the industry’s leading experts about training - Nick Mitchell, Bret Contreras, Kelly Baggett and Andreia Brazier - to see what they can teach us.

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  • Training Roundtable With The Experts - Part 2

    Welcome back to our training roundtable transcript with some of the industries top minds, the following questions follow on from Part 1

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  • Training Smart: Muscle Fatigue, Hypertrophy and Exercising to Failure

    ‘Training to failure’ is a contentious topic in the fitness world. In this article, we aim to show you how to train smart – knowing what training to failure does, and knowing when to do it.

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  • 101 Tips For a Better Body

    Ah, the classic 101. There's a 101 for just about everything, so we thought we'd jump on the bandwagon with our own 101 Ways, which will help you improve your training and diet to build a better body.

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  • 3 Tips on Maximising Your Muscle Gains: Zero Bro-Science Edition

    We have all fallen victim to the 'Bro-volution' at some point in our training careers: for most of us, the first few years. But like everything, there is a real scientific explanation for the way your muscles grow.

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  • 5 Common Exercises To Avoid

    It can be easy for us to presume that all exercises are beneficial however some can do more harm than good. Performing any exercise with poor technique will put stress on the body but some other causes are less obvious. So here to ...

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  • 50 More Tips For a Better Body

    This article is written in response to our earlier article 101 Tips for a Better Body

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  • A Guide To Plyometric Training

    Plyometrics are an exercise modality used by athletes to increase power. They have been popular in sports such as athletics for decades as a special training method to provide an overload not available from regular weight training or ...

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  • Bodybuilding And Performance - Part 1

    In the sport of bodybuilding there is literally zero athletic merit in what you do on stage. Rather it is the training which is required to build a physique which requires strength, willpower, the ability to analyse form and judge how and ...

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  • Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

    What's your excuse then? Not enough time to exercise? Not enough money for the gym? Not any more!

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  • How to Build Muscle Faster

    Gaining muscle at an advanced level can be very difficult. Here we share six lesser-known but well-studied techniques to help you build muscle faster.

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  • Can Compression Clothing Give An Edge When Training?

    A recent innovation has been the widespread adoption across a number of sports of compression clothing. The question which remains unanswered though is whether these compression garments actually provide an edge to athletes when training. ...

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  • Big Weights = Big Guns?

    Probably the most widely accepted fact within training society is that in order to get bigger we need to lift heavy things. But things are, as ever, more complicated than that. We look at the science.

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  • Can watching porn boost testosterone before hitting the gym?

    It has often been believed in sporting circles that abstaining from sex before a big event is highly recommended. Quite when and where this advice originated from is unclear, although many believe it originated with the Victorians who ...

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  • Does Increased Squat Strength Improve Sprint Performance?

    There are certain exercises that genuinely have a case for being almost essential inclusions for mass building routines. If you can squat big, then there's every chance that you are big, and the squat is widely considered as one of the big ...

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  • Eccentric Training For Tendonitis

    As someone who has tried to ignore pain and injuries many times I can tell you that this approach has mixed results. Happily, there are ways you can work to recover from an injury, without doing yourself more damage in the process.

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  • Exercise Tutorial: Seated Calf Raise

    A simple and effect exercise to work the soleus (calf muscles) and a nice alternative to the standing calf raise.

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  • Exercise Tutorial: Skullcrushers/Lying Tricep Extensions

    Skullcrushers, or lying tricep extensions, are an excellent exercise you should incorporate into your diet. Here we show you how to perform them effectively.

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  • Exercise Tutorial: Stiff Legged Deadlifts

    The stiff legged deadlift or straight leg deadlift is a great exercise for the hamstrings, with assistance from the glutes and lower back. Here we show you how to perform it effectively.

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  • Five Bodybuilding Myths Destroyed

    The fight back against Broscience starts today. Without any further ado let us look at some commonly held bodybuilding folklore legends and see if the myth matches the reality.

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  • Foam Rollers - What are foam rollers for and do they work?

    Whilst the popularity of foam rollers has grown in recent years, their use remains something of mystery amongst many athletes. This article will help you decide if they might benefit you.

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  • Forgotten Exercises - Exercises People Should Do But Don't

    Let's run through four exercises that are seemingly forgotten but should be a regular part of your routine. The real secret behind these exercises is not only how they can build muscle themselves (although they do and will), but how they ...

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  • Gym Etiquette

    After asking Predator Nutrition’s Facebook fans for their views on the subject, it was clear to see that there are numerous habits commonly seen in gyms across the world that really grind our customers’ gears. With that in mind, we thought ...

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  • HIIT versus Cardio Part 1

    HIIT or cardio? Each has its benefits and drawbacks. Choose the best form of training for you with our six-part series.

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  • HIIT versus Cardio Part 3 - Marathon runners versus sprinters

    The popular argument holds that aerobic training is more likely to lead to muscle loss while HIIT is better by virtue of it being a high intensity form of exercise. Does this hold up in practice?

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  • HIIT versus Cardio Part 4 - Steady State Cardio And Effects On Performance

    While we saw in part 3 that the impact of HIIT on body composition is overplayed based on misleading references to the differences in the physiques of track sprinters versus endurance runners there is also the fact that the few studies ...

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  • HIIT versus Cardio Part 6: Which Type Suits You?

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  • Improve Your Bench Press in 4 Weeks

    Whatever our goals, who doesn't want a bigger bench? Let's face it, it is the one lift that the general public knows about and will ask you about. Athletes and bodybuilders may not compete in any contest related to bench pressing but its ...

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  • More Forgotten Exercises: More Exercises People Should Do But Don't

    Some of the best exercises are those which very few people perform. Check out our list of forgotten exercises that we think everyone should be doing!

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  • Muscle Activation During Chin-Ups And Pull-Ups

    Pull ups lats, chin ups biceps, right? Maybe it isn't as simple as all that...

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  • Power Training - What is it and why you should do it?

    Traditional bodybuilding training favours a style of lifting that is very deliberate and even paced avoiding the use of sudden movements or momentum. In practice what this means is that even if strength continues to go up as muscle mass ...

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  • 2 Common Reasons Why HIIT Isn’t Getting You Results

    HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) has been gaining huge popularity within the past 5 years. Personally, I love it. I'm an incredibly busy person and I just don't have time to run on a treadmill for 45 minutes anymore. HIIT gives me ...

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  • Indoor Workout Ideas for Rainy Days

    From the latest exercise trends to old school workouts undergoing a revival, these indoor workout ideas will help you keep active on rainy days.

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