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This section contain anything and everything training related. From fat loss to building muscle or from gaining strength to fitness, the PowerBodyMind Training section is full of information, advice, and tips to help you get the most out of your training, whatever your goal! Check back often for new training articles and remember to share with your friends.

531 Strength Training Programme Explained
by Power Body Mind Team
Are you looking for a simple strength programme which gets results? The 531 strength training programme created by Jim Wendler is as simple as it gets and highly modifiable for those with slightly... Read More
A Quick Guide to Post Natal Exercise
by Power Body Mind Team
We get a lot of questions about post natal exercise here at Power Body Mind and rightly so. What you do or more importantly what you don't do during this crucial time needs thinking about if you are... Read More
Burn Fat in Minutes with TABATA Training
by Power Body Mind Team
Tabata training does not sound like one of the most effective fat loss methods you can use to help you reach your physical goals, but it is.  So what is it? What is Tabata training? Based on a study... Read More
Exercise On Holiday To Prevent Fat Gain
by Power Body Mind Team
Exercise On Holiday To Prevent Fat Gain- We spend all year round working out and eating healthy to get a beach body only to spend two weeks away drinking, eating, and hardly moving except between the... Read More
Five Exercises Which Will Make You Strong
by Power Body Mind Team
Getting strong isn't always easy, but if you want to get strong you need to be doing the five exercises below at very minimum. If you can master and be consistent with these five classic strength... Read More
Five Reasons Women Should Lift Weights
by Power Body Mind Team
Women should lift weights- Gone are the days when lifting weights was just for the guys with the ladies confined to slow and boring cardio machines. Lifting weights is fun, quick, and more effective... Read More
How Many Day's A Week Should I Exercise?
by Power Body Mind Team
How many days should I exercise? That has to be one of the most common things I'm asked when starting out with a client. There is no set answer to this question but there are considerations to make... Read More
How to Breathe Yourself Stronger
by Power Body Mind Team
Editors note: We have a guest post today from Chris Gibson BSc CSCS of Frontier Performance in Exeter who has been working to make clients from general population to athletes stronger and healthier... Read More
How to Burn Fat Using Kettlebells
by Power Body Mind Team
Kettlebells are one of the most versatile pieces of gym equipment you can use and once you know how, are completely safe. But how do you use kettlebells to burn body fat? Here are a couple of ideas... Read More
How To Get Ripped For Summer
by Power Body Mind Team
Want to know how to get ripped this summer in time for the beach? Don't leave it too late to start making the changes to your nutrition and training which will help you get in to the best shape of... Read More
How to Increase Your Bench Press in Three Steps
by Power Body Mind Team
'How do I increase my bench press?' This is one of the most popular requests I get from my male clients. Whilst yes, it is cliché, like it or not it is importance to 95% of the gym users I encounter... Read More
How to use High Intensity Interval Training to Lose Weight
by Power Body Mind Team
If you are currently on a quest to lose weight, burn fat, or improve your fitness then you should know how to use high intensity interval training (HIIT) to burn more fat than conventional fat loss ... Read More
Jogging Could Be Making You Fat
by Power Body Mind Team
Jogging is one of the most common forms of exercise that people embark on when they begin their fat loss journey with nothing but good intentions. Unfortunately I have some pretty bad news for you,... Read More
The problem with the anterior pelvic tilt
by Power Body Mind Team
The anterior pelvic tilt (APT) is one of the most common problems I see with my clients and is one of my first issues to address to get them moving correctly. But what is APT and what is the problem... Read More
Three Exercises for a Better Bum
by Power Body Mind Team
It seems in the modern era especially amongst the ladies that bigger is better when it comes to their bums (I blame Kim Kardasian.) And it is one of the most commonly asked questions by my female... Read More
Three Exercises For Better Legs
by Power Body Mind Team
 Three exercises for better legs- It is becoming increasingly popular whether you are a guy or a girl to want a better set of legs from your time at the gym. For most guys this means big powerful... Read More
Three Exercises for Bigger Biceps
by Power Body Mind Team
Do you want bigger biceps? Tired of being the one known as noodle arms? Make sure you are including all three of these exercises in your programme if you want bigger biceps and in a couple of months... Read More
Three Tips To Help You Squat More
by Power Body Mind Team
Three tips to help you squat more- Anyone looking to improve their squat numbers might benefit from giving one or all of these three tips a try in their training. These simple tips and tricks have... Read More
Three Training Tips for Building Muscle
by Power Body Mind Team
Are you looking to build muscle mass and unsure what type of training is going to get you there? Here are three training tips to build muscle which with enough calories and rest will result in plenty... Read More
Why Weight Training is Better for Fat Loss than Cardio
by Power Body Mind Team
Weight training is better for fat loss than cardio. In fact weight training is better for all body composition goals, these can be categorised in to two overall aims. To gain muscle and prevent fat... Read More
What is the best rep range to build muscle?
by Power Body Mind Team
If you are looking to build muscle then you need to make sure what you are doing in the gym is giving you the best opportunity to grow. Of course if you are not getting it right in the ktichen it... Read More
What Is The Best Way To Warm Up For Exercise?
by Power Body Mind Team
What is the best way to warm up for exercise? Let this very quick guide to warming up safely for exercise both in and out of the gym serve as a base which to properly prepare yourself for exercise.... Read More
What Is Your Body Type and How Should You Train?
by Power Body Mind Team
Editors note: This is a guest post written by a very good friend of ours and fantastic coach Adam Cox working out of Manchester, England.  Do you know what your body type is? Below are the... Read More
best rep range for strength training
by Power Body Mind Team
What is the best rep range for strength training? It is a common question among lifters looking to improve their maximal strength totals on the main compound lifts like the squat, deadlift, overhead... Read More
Which Training Split Is Best for You?
by Power Body Mind Team
When starting training it can be difficult to know which training split is best for you and your goals. Basically, how many days you train and what you do on them days. A lot will depend on your... Read More
by KP
The goblet squat is amazing and I'm going to tell you why you should probably be using this weirdly named move regardless of your training goal. The goblet squat was created by strength coach Dan... Read More
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