5 Crossfit EMOM Workouts to Get Stronger

EMOM is an acronym meaning: Every Minute On the Minute It is an intense form of interval training that has a a number of benefits. How it works is that at the start of every minute you perform a specific exercise with the intention of completing it within that minute. So, for example, you might… Read More

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Bar Brothers ‘The System’ Review by Man vs Weight

If you are interested in calisthenics and bodyweight training, then you might be intrigued by ‘The System’ developed by the Bar Brothers. Bar Brothers is one of the most popular worldwide bodyweight training movements designed to build an athletic, muscular body with nothing more than your own body weight (and occasionally a heave bar). Bar… Read More

Linking BMI with Running, Swimming & Heaves

Research Paper Title Relationship of body mass index with 1,600 m running, 50 m swimming, and pull-ups performance in army cadets. Background While the importance of physical fitness for cadets is well-documented, no study has ever been conducted to investigate if there is an optimal body mass index (BMI) for physical fitness in army cadets.… Read More

Pass the Sick Bag: A New Low in Weight Management Therapy

Wow was the politest mono-syllable I could mouth when I read this… A device, known as Aspire Assist, that allows people to empty some of their stomach contents into a toilet after a meal has just got the go ahead from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA, 2016). The (stomach-churning) device is approved for… Read More

Pregnancy, Obesity & A Mother’s Diet: What About Men?

There is now even more reason to watch our waistlines. A man’s weight seems to influence gene activity in his sperm, which could leave his children predisposed to obesity. So far, research into how obesity passes between generations has focused on mothers and their diet before or during pregnancy. However,  a new study suggests that… Read More