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11 Reasons Why You Need To Lift Heavy For Fat Loss

'I don't want to get bulky'.
'I want to tone'.
'I need to use lighter weights, so I can work up a sweat and burn fat'.
'I don't want to look like a bodybuilder'.

I often hear phrases like this from people trying to lose body fat in the gym. These comments are used to 'justify' their high-repetition,...

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13 Tips to Increase Productivity

Being a self-employed entrepreneur it is easy to become distracted, easy to start work late, easy to procrastinate, it’s even easy to skip work altogether. I don’t have a boss to report to, I don’t have set work hours. I don’t even an office (I type this 10metres from a...

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Everything You Need To Know About The Ketogenic Diet

Recently I wanted to explore the world of Ketosis. I thought I knew a little bit about ketosis, but after doing some research I soon realised how wrong I was. 3 months later, after reading numerous books, listening to countless podcasts and experimenting with various diets I know have a sound...

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5 Amazingly Unknown Testosterone Boosting Herbs

This is a guest post by Simon Harrison. Simon is a researcher at becomeyounger.com  and explores developing content related to sexual health as well as healthy aging. He has also written articles for The Huffington Post. You can find out more about Simon on this page

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How Disconnecting Improved My Relationship, Creativity and Sleep

Thanks to the technology, we have never been more connected. We can connect with friends all around the world using our phone. We have live weather updates, real time news, 24/7 coverage of financial markets, we can see what are friends and family are doing and show them what we are doing, what...

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Podcasts And Interviews With Alex Fergus

Please see below a list of all the podcasts and interviews that I have have been a guest on. If you would like to interview me or have me on your show please contact me by responding to my newsletter or leaving a comment below.

Podcasts And Interviews With Alex Fergus


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15 Tips To Cure Jet Lag Fast

The biggest downside to world travel is no doubt jet lag (if you were thinking that sleeping on planes was the answer, be sure to read this article of mine!)

There are many tips, tricks and tonics out their to help mitigate jetlag - whether it's changing your sleep times pre trip, taking a...

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Living The Dream: From Personal Trainer to Coaching Olympians With Strength & Conditioning Coach Clint Hill

What does it take to be one of the best Strength & Conditioning coaches in the country?

Well if you look at the story of one of Australia's top S&C coaches you will see that his recipe for success involved plenty of trial and error, a never ending desire to learn, the ability to stop...

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24 Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

You may have heard the term ‘ketosis’, ‘keto’ or ‘ketogenic diet’ thrown about in various health, weight-loss and sports performance blogs. The ‘keto diet’ is growing in popularity – especially in the circles I just mentioned.

If you...

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Body By Science High Intensity Training Review: My 9 Month Experiment

Last week I put together an article on High Intensity Super Slow Training. This is a type of strength training popularised by Doug McGuff in his book Body By Science, it involves 15-20minutes of training a week, total. And – if done properly (more on this later) - the results are...

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