It is still debated whether full or deep squatting causes unwanted stress on the knees. In this blog post we discuss the differences between half and full squatting and examine the literature to understand what the evidence shows with regards to the suggested dangers of full squatting.
Muscle growth or muscle hypertrophy is a commonly held objective for those performing resistance exercise. This blog post looks at the literature to understand factors that influence muscle growth and how resistance exercise contributes to maximising these mechanisms.
The modern day diet that includes regular consumption of cereal grains, bread or rice have have brought increasing awareness of the potentially health damaging effects of gluten. This post examines gluten proteins and the different conditions where gluten reactions occur.
People think we live longer today than our ancestors 2.5 million years ago. However, a look into paleo ancestral cultures reveals this may not be true. This blog post identifies possible differences between traditional, hunter-gatherer populations and that of our modern day society.
It is common for people in the gym to rest too long or short between sets during exercise and this can negatively impact progress. Our latest post discusses rest intervals and how to use the research to select rest intervals appropriate to your goal.
For individuals suffering from pre-existing digestive troubles like irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease, low-FODMAP eating can offer great relief. This blog post discusses FODMAP foods and the evidence behind low-FODMAP diets.