Posts Tagged calf raises

Niko’s Weekly Dose # 36 | Follow My Weekly Fitness Plan

This week was week 7 of testing for Phase 3 of the Afterburn Training System. I had a bit of a change up this week as I ended up getting a cold which knocked me around. As a result I stuck with only weight training this week

Read more

Niko’s Weekly Dose # 34 | Follow My Weekly Fitness Plan

This week was week 5 of testing for Phase 3 of the Afterburn Training System. Testing of this phase continues to be the best phase that I have tested so far, I am really excited about the results I will achieve in the last 3 weeks of

Read more

Weight Training | Training to Build Muscle and Lose Fat

Today’s session of Legs and Shoulders reminded me of the importance of functional strength. For the uninitiated functional strength is training to improve on movements that we as humans perform everyday such as walking, jogging, running, sprinting, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, turning, standing, starting, stopping,

Read more

Weight Training | Effective Training Methods to Build Muscle

Today I am training legs again. In a perfect world I normally have about 5-7 days off between training the same body part, however it has been only 4 days since I trained legs last. There are a few schools of thought when it comes to rest

Read more

Weight Training | Discover the secrets to training at home.

Today I work a day shift and came home and did the normal dad thing. During the night, after the kids had gone to bed, Mrs Niko headed off to play her weekly game of netball. Like any normal person I was feeling a bit tired and

Read more

Weight Training Effective Training Programs for Home Gyms

It’s a Saturday night, a night at home on my own with the kids. So many choices of what to do, should I watch my favourite tv show ‘True Blood’, should I watch the football, or should I get my arse in ‘The Pit’ and train. I

Read more