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The IFAST Physique Transformation Challenge

The IFAST Physique Transformation challenge started today, and I can’t wait to see how they do! For those of you who missed my initial post, we have four trainees who are coming in three times per week in an effort to lose weight and get into great shape.  They will do this for the next […]

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Random Friday

Today’s post is going to be totally random.  It’s been a crazy week, and next week definitely won’t be any better! Regardless, I hope you enjoy the post! –  Here’s an interview that just went up over at Dragon Door regarding my experience at the RKC: Surviving the Challenge of the RKC – Justin Ware […]

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Foundational Fat Loss

Originally published at FigureAthlete.com Foundational Fat Loss by Mike Robertson Let me tell you a nasty little secret: People want to make fat loss a controversial topic. In fact, the more secretive and confusing people make it, the more likely they are to get you to pay exorbitant amounts of money on the latest diet, […]

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The Cardio Conundrum

Long duration, low intensity cardio. High intensity interval training (HIIT). Thirty to sixty minutes of moderate intensity work. With all the options and opinions out there, is it any wonder that people are confused as to how they should incorporate cardio into their workouts? Let me begin by saying that I hate the word cardio. […]

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Guide to Metabolic Training

It’s that time of year again — the time when people get back in the gym with that New Year’s Resolution of getting back into shape, getting lean, or just flat out getting thei sexy back. The bad news? Most people have no clue what they’re doing when it comes to their program design! I […]

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Interval Training – HIIT or Miss?

I’ve posted a plethora of fat loss related material lately, so I figured this guest blog by Michael Boyle would be a great addition to the site.  If you’ve missed my previous content, here are some of the links: Cardio Conundrum – The Blog Cardio Conundrum – Article Guide to Metabolic Training – Article My […]

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Cardio Confusion – The Blog

In case you missed my latest article, you can find it online at FigureAthlete.com, or simply by clicking HERE.  I’m also going to be running a guest blog post by strength coach Michael Boyle later this week on the very same topic. One of my pet peeves in the fitness industry is the black-or-white, my-way-or-the-highway […]

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My Favorite Products of 2008 – Fat Loss Edition

In lieu of my new article going up at FigureAthlete.com (which you can find HERE), I thought I’d keep rolling with the fat loss discussion. Let me begin by saying I don’t consider myself a fat loss “expert.”  If you need to go from 6% to 4% body fat,  there are better coaches out there. […]

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December 26th, 2008

Robertson Training Systems Newsletter 4.41 In This Issue – Robertson Training Systems Updates – Nutrition Tip – Exclusive Interview with Leigh Peele – Latest Articles and Blog Posts Robertson Training Systems Updates I-FAST KB Seminar Registration We’ve already had a great response, but there are still openings for the I-FAST kettebell seminar in January!  Master […]

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Blood on the Barbell

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com There are two types of powerlifters in the world: 1) Powerlifters who powerlift 2) Strength athletes who powerlift A powerlifter is someone who’s focused solely on increasing the bottom line: their total. This could be via strength gains, technical improvements, or simply getting more out of their gear. A strength athlete […]

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