Best cardio for fat loss
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) emerges as a potent and time-efficient cardio approach for effective fat loss. HIIT involves alternating between short bursts of intense exercise and brief periods of rest or lower-intensity activity, pushing the body to work at its maximum capacity. A notable example of an effective HIIT workout is sprint intervals. This involves […]
How many times a week should I exercise to achieve my goals?
How many times a week should I exercise to achieve my goals? TLDR: The ideal frequency for exercise doesn't exist, as we are all different, but strongly depends on your goals, age, and fitness level. Most adults can benefit from at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise per week, but the specific number of […]
Compound vs. Isolation Exercises: Which is Right for You?
Compound vs. Isolation Exercises: Which is Right for You? When it comes to strength training and building muscle, there are two primary categories of exercises: compound and isolation. Each type has its benefits and serves different purposes in a fitness routine. Understanding the differences between these two forms or resistance training can be extremely useful […]
Can I spot reduce fat?
"Jason - Can I work out so that I loose fat from my: stomach/back/legs/arms" - you name it! This question is one of the most repeated questions that I receive from my PT clients. It has long been believed that spot reduction, the ability to selectively lose fat from specific areas of your body by […]
The one tip that will change your physique overnight!
I have been working out of gyms for almost 30 years now and this is the one tip I wish I could pass on to as many people as possible. It's a very simple muscle contraction that is the most effective for building muscle. This is called the eccentric muscle contraction. An eccentric muscle contraction […]
Top 10 most common questions I get asked about running!
As a running coach based out of Galway, I get alot of questions from potential clients about running, speed development and running technique. Here's some of the most frequently asked questions I get asked: Is running good for me? Yes running is absolutely one of the most all around beneficial forms of exercises you can […]