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Fat Loss Nutrition

Weighing up your diet options

Phil Graham is a highly-respected competitive bodybuilder, performance nutritionist, fitness expert and personal trainer. He is based in Northern Ireland. When you want to start a new diet how do you know which one will work best for you? If you type ‘the best diet ‘ into a search engine you get over 300 million results, featuring all the popular ones you’ve heard of, and millions more you haven’t. Having worked with thousands of clients over the years I’m very much aware of how these diets work. The all have overlapping features and are based around everything from the basics…

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Fat Loss Hypertrophy

How I built a brand new body

As the editor of IronLife, I bet I know more about the right ways to train, eat and recover than the average commercial gym personal trainer. But that’s only because I have been lucky enough to regularly speak to some of the smartest and brightest minds in the fields of training and nutrition who contribute to IronLife. I have no formal fitness or nutrition qualifications and I am a journalist first and foremost. My biggest strength is listening, not lifting. My natural habitat is a bar, not under one. And that’s the main reason how I found myself in the…

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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

6 cover star fat-loss lessons

Kirk Miller is one of the UK’s leading fitness models and a Physique Elite master trainer. He is based in Coventry, West Midlands. The most important thing for me to stress straight away is that nothing about my prep is set in stone. Everything I do depends on the constant feedback I am getting from my body, the shape I’m in to start with, and the time I have to be shoot-ready. If I am losing fat and looking and feeling good, then I’ll keep doing what’s working. I’ll never change something for the sake of it. 1 Keep lifting…

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Fat Loss Hypertrophy

Find the right balance when getting ripped

Eric Helms is a pro natural bodybuilder, raw powerlifter and a coach at 3D Muscle Journey. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Between November 19, 1944, and December 20, 1945, a clinical study was performed at the University of Minnesota in the US that became known as the Minnesota Starvation Experiment[1]. The subjects were 36 men of sound body and mind who had qualified for military service in the Second World War but were conscientious objectors. Since they would not serve in combat, instead they would help the war effort by volunteering for a study to discover the effects…

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