Persist May 2023 Highlights

Persist may Cycle Highlights Persist is starting a new training cycle next week! So here’s an overview of what’s coming up in the training program, and an update on how I’m approaching my own training to keep injuries away and focus on muscle mass and functional strength. Which track do you like best? When people …

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How To Lean Bulk

Lean bulking means eating at 10-15% above maintenance calories. Train hard with progressive overload and in return, add muscle mass. Along with that muscle comes a small amount of body fat. In a lean bulk, the idea is to eat just enough in a surplus to promote muscle growth.

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What I’m Discovering about Muscle Mass in Training

Training is a laboratory where I uncover concepts I put into our training programs. And recently I’ve made some discoveries about how each of our bodies adapts to training, and how to make the most of a muscle building session in the gym.

AI and the Future of Fitness

ChatGPT can now make you a meal and workout plan in seconds. So is the fitness professional about to be replaced? Here’s our take on the future and where the human touch will come in handy.

5 Ways To Build Functional Muscle

Today I’m covering what you need to know about Functional Muscle, as well as practical tips you can apply right away to build more functional muscle for yourself or people you train.

7 Fitness Hacks To Look Sexy

Applying these fitness hacks to look sexy – 4 for training and 3 for nutrition – has transformational power. They are the drivers of lasting physical change in both how you look and how you feel.

Effort and Maximum Impact While Lifting

You want to get all you can out of your lifting sessions, right? Dialing in your effort levels will maximize your time in the gym. But that doesn’t mean everything should feel super hard. Use these tips to build strength and keep your body in the game much longer.

Training and Fasting

Fasting has become a popular way to control for calories, and it’s also a popular topic among those interested in general health and wellness. But it’s not a must-have for everyone. Here’s why you might want to fast or skip it entirely, and what to do if you want to train while fasted.