Tag: Foster

Fat Loss

Stay in shape year round

Olly Foster is one of the UK’s most well-known and respected fitness models and personal trainers. He is based in London. How important is it to maintain your physique all year round? Fitness models aren’t bodybuilders because instead of having to get in peak condition once or twice a year, we need to stay in pretty decent shape all-year round. You never know when you might be needed for a last-minute shoot or ad campaign so you always need to be within touching distance of looking good, even more so these days with so many people trying to break into…

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Fat Loss

The pro secrets of getting lean

James Ellis is a WBFF pro and physique coach. He is based in London Eat protein and fats for breakfast When I want to kickstart fat loss I make sure my breakfast is based around quality protein and fats, regardless of what time I am training that day. I typically eat eggs or meat and nuts with some omega-3 oil taken separately. Protein and fats digest slowly, giving a very stable blood sugar release, and the omega-3s support cognitive function and switch-on lipolytic hormones. It also keeps my carb cravings at bay and allows me to burn more fat in…

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Hypertrophy Supps

Olly Foster: What I know

Olly Foster  is one of Europe’s leading fitness models and personal trainers. He is based in London, England. My biggest breakthrough Understanding tension By learning how to create tension using even the lightest weight I have found I am able to recruit many more muscle fibres during every rep. The result is better quality gains over time. To fully understand tension you also have to become aware of tempo which allows for better form, lifting with intention based on your programme goals – strength or hypertrophy. As a youngster it was all about what I could lift, whilst now it’s…

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Hypertrophy Strength

How our experts smash their final sets

Ryan Terry is an IFBB pro men’s physique model and Arnold Classic European men’s physique champion 2013. He is based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire Focus on the muscles you want to fire Ahead of a last rep that I know is going to test me to the limit I take a second just to compose myself and think about the muscle I am using to really get it to fire. When I am really struggling I also always visualise my opponents or rivals and think about standing next to them on stage. I have to know that I have left…

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Nutrition Recovery

Love the food you loathe

Olly Foster is one of Europe’s leading fitness models and a personal trainers. He is based in London Stir-fry green veg, never boil it I never really liked green veg although I obviously knew how important it was to my diet. I found it so bland and boring because I used to always either boil or steam it. Then I started to stir-fry it in coconut oil and throw in some chilli flakes and cumin. It tastes amazing because it retains its crunch, and less of nutrients leak out. Plus the coconut oil is a great source of fats to…

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