Bodybuilding Nutrition and Getting Your Protein Facts Right

facts about protein in bodybuilding nutrition

Anyone that is interested in building muscle knows the importance of protein in their daily diet. But does everyone have clarity about the amount of protein they should consume and whether it’s safe to include extra protein in their diet? Most aren’t very sure about what the best source of protein is either. All of […]

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Should You Be Trying the Sumo Deadlift?

things to consider when starting out the sumo deadlift

This topic becomes the basis of many weightlifting debates, but the sumo deadlift is a legitimate variation of the traditional deadlift; it is accepted even in power-lifting competitions. In fact, if you haven’t tried it to date, you should. There are a number of reasons why the sumo deadlift is a very good option for […]

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Simple Guide to Periodization in Your Body Building Routine

guide to periodization in your body building routine

Periodization as an aspect of bodybuilding techniques isn’t a new one. However, not everyone who works out uses it as part of their regular bodybuilding routine. We at Schembri PT firmly believe that’s it vital to include periodization into your customised bodybuilding routine if you want to make improvements in your training. Periodization – What […]

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The Role of Aerobic Exercise in Body Building

role of aerobic exercise in body building

Aerobic exercises such as running or even riding a stationary bike is an excellent way to speed-up the fat-burning process. As long as you don’t overdo it and it complements a customised weight training program, it will benefit you in a significant manner. You should never use it in place of weight-training as it doesn’t […]

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Why Over-Training is Bad for You

Most people aren’t aware of this, but almost everyone that’s trained with weights, at one point or the other, has experienced the adverse effects of over-training. Over-training only leads to muscle fatigue, serious injury, hinders muscle growth and can also lead to muscle loss. Over-training is an extremely common occurrence; because a large number of […]

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7 Weight Lifting Tips for Beginners

There are some people that have always been skinny and no matter how much they try, they can’t seem to gain muscle and weight. And then, there are the bigger guys who really want to get rid of their broad waistline, and have broader shoulders. Many women like to have a toned look and know […]

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