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The case for counting steps

Let’s look at the variables under our control that influence fat loss. Getting lean is the direct result of a calorie deficit. Calories in versus calories out. Over the course of a week, you need to burn more calories than you eat. That includes any weekend overindulgences! “Calories out” is the sum of your resting […]

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Squats, does depth matter?

Short answer, yes. I can see this post putting a few noses out of joint (it should do), so rather than just offering my opinion I’m going to direct you to an EMG study on the contribution of different hip and thigh muscles at varying depths of the back squat. Electromyography, or EMG for short, is […]