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You Gotta Lift!

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2020
It’s well-documented that weight loss is a function of energy balance; if you expend more calories than you consume, you lose weight. However, the composition of the weight lost is very important. In many diet strategies, 25% or more of weight loss comes from lean mass (primarily muscle tissue). Not only is this detrimental to […]Read More >>
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Don’t Workout…Till You Read This

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 26, 2019
Probably the most common error and biggest reason anyone might get injured in the gym is because they grind through a set of fatiguing exercise and at the same time…lose control of how their body is ‘performing’ the exercise. Maintaining your neutral posture during every rep of every exercise is more important than pushing through […]Read More >>

When At The Gym…

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 19, 2017
Arguably (maybe) most people go to any gym U.S.A. in quest for improved body composition. Here you have two options: Get on a treadmill and…I don’t know…turn it on and walk or run or do one of those stupid treadmill dances you see on youtube and hope your moon walk goes well. Or find where […]Read More >>

How Sugar Makes Us Fat

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 2, 2016
  This post is from my blog on a former site SHIFTXTR.COM May 27th, 2009 Fat plays by some pretty specific rules. Let’s go over some of the important roles both sugar and insulin play in getting us fat . 1. In humans, insulin is the most potent hormone inhibiting lipolysis (breakdown of fat for use […]Read More >>