Author Archives: philimurph

I recently had the privilege to work with a client who had an unusual request, in comparison to my usual typical request, which would be to get fitter, lose weight, tone up, and become stronger. However this request spiked my interest as in my studies of strength and power conditioning I had covered this topic, […]

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You’ve been working out all year – all that cardio and circuit-training, not to mention all those sit-ups and belly crunches. Great abs, right? No, you still have that roll around your middle, and swimsuit season always seems like it’s coming up much too soon. Belly fat is a problem, particularly for those of us who have […]

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How To Avoid Overtraining   Overtraining can be a serious problem to your exercise regime, it can potentially take you completely out of your workout program if you aren’t careful. Too many people have the best of intentions before they wind up overtrained and burnt out, because they simply want to see fast and effective […]

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Best Muscle-Building Exercises  During your workout targeted at building muscle, if you take time to learn the best “bang for buck” muscle building exercises, this will allow you to not be wasting your time on repetitions that diminish your muscle growth potential. Far too many people working out in the gym aren’t performing their workouts […]

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HEALTHY FOODS THAT HINDER FAT LOSS   As you go about your fat-loss diet, you might think that you’re constantly making smart food choices. But, are you really? Far more often than people realize, they are not going to see the results that they’re after simply because they aren’t eating the right foods. There are […]

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  HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT DIET PLAN Millions of people worldwide start up on a diet plan each and every day. Sadly, only a fraction of these ever see the results that they’re looking for. Why? They picked a plan they couldn’t realistically stick with. One of the most important things that you can […]

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LOW-CALORIE DESSERT OPTIONS TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH It happens to almost every single dieter out there – you’re going about your diet plan, doing everything practically perfectly, and then a craving strikes. Perhaps it’s for a piece of chocolate cake. Maybe it’s for some cookies. Or, you could be craving the largest slice of […]

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Including Healthy Fats in your Diet As you go about planning your fat-loss diet, one thing that you should be making sure you’re doing is incorporating enough healthy fats in your meal plan. Healthy fats are those that are going to promote heart health, provide plenty of vitamins and minerals to your diet, and help […]

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Race Week is finally here:  Mandurah IronMan 70.3 All the hard work and preparation is done and dusted, and if not….well its basically too late, about 2-3 weeks out from the Race, is generally the last time to add any significant advancement in your Race ability, this week is all about being Tapering, Resting and […]

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Have you ever heard the saying, ‘we are what we eat’…..of course you have. I have seen and read hundreds of Diet programs and Fads. From: 7 day -17 day diets, detox diets, 2 day no food programs, high carb, low carb, Atkins diet, caveman diet (paleo diet), high protein, low protein, 2 meals to […]

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