Wake Up Early and Beat Stress

When you’re a baby you do nothing but sleep; that sounds amazing to me right now to be honest! As you get older we know that young kids and teenagers love to stay up late when they can for a variety of reasons, usually whatever they’re passionate about at the time. The stereotype of young adults is to hang on to this habit a little whilst getting just enough sleep to wake up for work the next day. As for me, I grew up enjoying the peaceful mornings and I’ll tell you why it kicks ass.

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Finisher Sets

So I’ve been training consistently for just over two and a half years now and I’ve tried, failed and succeeded with a number of different techniques to take my training to the next level. One concept that I’ve used lately is the notion of finisher sets. Now, this technique is not for everyone and it isn’t a fix-all method to apply to any workout plan but I believe it to be an invaluable tool to use when you want to keep your level of work high.

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The pre-workout shake

One thing I was advised against using was a pre-workout shake. For those that don’t know what they are, it’s a concoction of various powders that you consume with water prior to your regular workout routine. I’ve heard everything from don’t take them at all due to the addictiveness, take it before a major workout to ingesting it religiously before every session. Wanting to improve my game at the gym and take my training to the next level I decided to investigate a little further and start by making my own. I’d first need something to put it in.
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