September 2019 - Iron Paradise Fitness

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Training To Failure Iron Paradise Fitness

Does Training To Failure Build More Muscle?

Should You Be Training To Failure To Build Muscle, Or Do You Need To Avoid It?

Training to failure seems like a no-brainer. You're at the gym to train hard, so pushing yourself to the limit makes perfect sense. After all, if you don't train to failure, did you even workout?

Scan the gym floor and you'll see clear evidence to reinforce your belief.

The most ripped and jacked guys, screaming "ONE MORE REP" at each other, as iron and sweat clash together in a sea of testosterone. And it's not just the guys. The ladies are in on the action too, thrusting and squatting their way until booties are punished into submission.

Intimidating to say the least. But do you have to do the same? Is training to failure how you build muscle and get in shape? Or is there another way?

In this article, you'll find the clarity you need.

By the time you've finished reading, you'll know whether or not to trust the dude coated in so much fake tan, he looks and smells like rich mahogany.

Here's what you'll discover:

  • The logic of training to failure and the research supporting it.
  • The issues with training to failure and why it limits muscle growth.
  • Why you might not even be training to failure, anyway.
  • When should you train to failure?

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No Energy To Workout Iron Paradise Fitness

Reach Your Fitness Goals In 7 Easy Steps

Reach Your Fitness Goals In 7 Easy Steps. What Starting Iron Paradise Fitness Taught Me About Building Your Best Body Ever

You might think building your best body ever has nothing in common with  starting a business. But you'd be wrong. In fact, there are clear parallels to be drawn. So here's 7 things I learned from starting Iron Paradise Fitness that might help you reach your fitness goals.

Nothing worth doing is easy. Be that building muscle, losing weight, or following your passion in the fitness industry. One thing I've learned over the years is that being successful is not simple.

Having the will to reach your fitness goals, or any goal for that matter, takes more than desire. That inner drive is important, but you need more.

You see, reaching your fitness goals requires a multi-faceted approach, including skills you might not have.

The journey will be tough. And harder than you ever thought. WAY harder.

But despite all the challenges, obstacles, and trip wires, achieving your goals is never a bad thing. And those trials and tribulations only make victory taste that much sweeter.

The road to sculpting a leaner, healthier, and stronger body can seem daunting from the outset. There's so much to think about, from how many calories to eat, through to what to do in the gym. And it can feel incredibly overwhelming. Like a dark cloud hanging over your head. So, this article will give you a little clarity, reduce the overwhelm, and help you focus on what's important in reaching your fitness goals.

So let me guide you through how these 7 steps built the foundations of Iron Paradise Fitness. And how they can be the build the foundation of your best ever body.

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Collagen Protein: A Waste Of Money For Building Muscle?

If You're Considering Supplementing With Collagen Protein To Build Muscle, Read This Article Before Wasting Your Money

Every once in a while a supplement comes along that grips the world of nutrition for no apparent reason. And collagen protein could be the most recent example.

Touted as a cure-all wonder supplement, apparently it's the answer to your muscle building woes, and more.

But you're cautious. In an industry dominated by modern-day snake oil salesmen, skepticism reigns supreme.

Despite the convincing argument and claims of scientific research, you're looking for clarity. An honest, no bullshit view.

And that's exactly what you'll get in this article.

As you scroll through down the page you'll discover all you need to know about collagen protein and building muscle.

No doubt you're aware of multiple other benefits claimed by collagen protein advocates, including; improvement in the health of you skin and nails. But this isn't Cosmopolitan Magazine. And I'm not here to give you beauty tips. This article is about building muscle.

Now that we're all on the same page, let's begin.

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Active Not Losing Weight Iron Paradise Fitness

Should I Skip Breakfast To Lose Weight? What 14 Studies Say

Should I Skip Breakfast To Lose Weight? It Works For Some, But Not Others. So What Does The Research Say?

You're reading this because you want to lose weight in the fasted possible way. And with so much talk of fasting potentially being the fat loss miracle you so desperately want, you wonder, "should I skip breakfast to lose weight?"

Some say YES, and that fasting is the best thing since the sliced bread you didn't have this morning. Whereas, others cling onto the old adage of 'breakfast being the most important meal of the day.'

But who's right?

Is anyone right?

Or is this yet another nutrition debate over nothing?

In this article, you'll find out what the research says from both sides of the fence. Then, you can make up your own mind, based on the facts.

Here's what you'll be reading about over the next few minutes.

  • Why the pro-breakfast crew will tell you skipping breakfast is BAD.
  • The unbiased view of the research.
  • Why fucking up your routine might be a good idea, breakfast or no breakfast.
  • Does breakfast make you less focused?
  • Why skipping breakfast might fine for retaining muscle, but sub-optimal for building it.

So whether you're reading this with your morning cornflakes, or at 12pm as you take your first bites of food for the day, scroll on if you want the definitive answer as to whether or not you should skip breakfast to lose weight.

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Atomic Habits Iron Paradise Fitness

How To Build Atomic Habits For Sustainable Weight Loss

Here's 4 Takeaways From Atomic Habits By James Clear That Will Change The Way You Approach Weight Loss

Atomic Habits could, quite literally, change your life.

Most people think the key to sustainable weight loss lies in the perfect diet, macro split, or training programme. But this short-sighted view ignores the biggest piece of the puzzle.

Your day-to-day habits.

Think about it... If you fail to make healthy eating and exercise an engrained, automatic part of daily life, you'll always be fighting an uphill battle. Struggling with willpower constantly. And scraping the barrel of motivation all too often.

But what if there was a simple way to build good habits and break bad ones? Becoming the person you want to be and building the body you dream of, would be a hell of a lot easier, right?

James Clear's book, Atomic Habits, IS that simple method.

This article is a summary of my key takeaways from the book. I'd encourage you to get a copy and read the full text for yourself, as I won't be able to do it true justice here. The concepts in Atomic Habits revolutionised the way I approach life and achieving my goals. And I hope it has the same effect on you.

Over the next few minutes you'll discover;

  • The Science Of How Habits Work
  • How To Form Atomic Habits Using The 4 Laws
  • Making Atomic Habits Stick For Long-Term Success
  • Practical Application For Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals

So, let's see how to form Atomic Habits by learning from the Habit-Jedi (that's not me by the way).

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Is Saturated Fat Good For You? Iron Paradise Fitness

Is Saturated Fat Good For You? Here's What 20 Studies Have To Say

Is Saturated Fat Good For You? Or Is It Making You Fat And Causing Harm To Your Health? These 20 Studies Hold The Answer

Fat makes you fat. And saturated fat is the evil villain of your weight loss story. Your fat loss Skeletor, Darth Vader, Mumra, or Doctor Doom. Sent to destroy any hopes of living a leaner, healthier life, in a haze of calorie-dense misery. But is saturated fat really the bad guy, or is saturated fat good for you?

Nutrition can be confusing, especially when you've been struggling to lose weight for years, and battling even longer to keep it off.

At every turn there's something new to think about. Just when you think you're making progress, another nutritional grenade lands in your lap.

Boom. Carbs are the devil, high fat is the way to go.

Boom. Fat makes you fat, so reduce your fat intake. And saturated fat is especially bad, so get rid of that.

Boom. Don't consume too much protein because it'll destroy your kidneys.

Follow that advice and there's nothing left to eat, except a salad made of fresh air and dust. So I get that it's a mind-fuck. And right now, you might not even know what saturated fat is and what foods contain it. Let alone who's right or wrong about the whole thing.

So, in this article, you'll discover if saturated fat is good for you, or not. Here's what's in store.

  • What saturated fat actually is.
  • Why saturated fat gets such a bad rap.
  • Saturated fat and is apparent effect on insulin resistance.
  • Whether or not dairy has a negative impact on weight loss and health.
  • Practical guidelines for your diet

If that sounds like it'll give you the clarity you need, then start scrolling.

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Meal Frequency Iron Paradise Fitness

Does Meal Frequency Matter For Fat Loss And Building Muscle?

Do More Meals Stoke The Metabolic Fire? Does Fewer Meals Lead To Muscle Loss? Here's Why Meal Frequency Doesn't Matter That Much

The notion that increased meal frequency boosts metabolism and stokes the metabolic fire has been around for a while. It's part of fitness folklore. And no doubt, it's been advice you've either followed, or been told is gospel.

And on face value, it seems pretty logical. Eating and digestion requires energy, which means a boost in metabolism. So if you do it more frequently, then your metabolism should sky-rocket. Couple that with keeping a lid on hunger, through increased snacking, and as long a you're in a calorie deficit, progress should be faster.

The same goes for building and preserving muscle. Bodybuilders have been eating to the schedule of a new born baby, since the dawn of time. Cramming protein down their neck to avoid the dreaded muscle breakdown.

But what's the truth? Does meal frequency really matter this much? Or is it all a little overblown and not worth thinking about?

Here's what you're going to discover in this article.

  • Why the old school view of meal frequency is dead.
  • When meal frequency NEVER matters and when it MIGHT matter.

You'll also find an optimal, evidence-based, strategy for building muscle too. So if you like the sound of THAT, it's time for you to scroll down.

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