Guest Article; Why you should do CrossFit by Dean Robertson; head and owner of Elysium Training Systems
Dean Robertson is the Founder and Head of Elysium Edinburgh Training Systems. He's been a coach for over ten years and has a Master's degree in strength and conditioning. Dean...Read more
The 3 key strategies for effectively, and safely, "cutting weight"; Research based strategies for acute weight management pre-competition weigh-in
Many sports use "weight tiers / divisions" to reduce the chance of an unfair advantage. As is the case with most things, we, as humans, push these classifications right to...Read more
PCOS Explained; A growing, yet hugely misunderstood problem
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine (hormone) and metabolic disorders faced in pre-menopausal women. Affecting approximately one in five women (based on the new, more...Read more
Lifting insights; How much should I be eating to gain muscle mass but mitigate fat gain?
*My disclaimer, any and all recommendations that arise from this work will likely only be of value to drug free athletes. Additionally, we will only be covering how an individual...Read more
Sugar Addiction; An Objective Overview
What is Sugar Addiction? Sugar addiction refers to an individual's addiction to "free" or "added" sugars. That is, sugars which are not naturally present in a food stuff, meal etc....Read more
Can Caffeine Improve Muscular Strength & Power Performance?
Caffeine in exercise/ sport We here at OUTWRK have our own mini mount Rushmore of ergogenic (performance enhancing) aids. The three Cs - carbohydrates, creatine and caffeine. These three consumables...Read more
Weight Loss - A New Tool In The Tool Box?
Disclaimer, this is not a lead in to a new book, nor is it us trying to sell you the secret to weight loss but it's an interesting and developing...Read more