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Get Better InSights with our Performance Portal

We have some surprises and rewards for your patience in store for you in 2016. You will have received the news that the app is now going free – no subscriptions.

We are also working on a Performance Portal to give you unparalleled insights into your training. This has never been done to this degree in the gym environment and we believe these insights will give you the knowledge to boost your training like never before.

With that in mind, please read on to see what we are doing for you . . . Power at a Glance!
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Designing a gym program for maximal results – Part 1

This article is the first in a series on maximising your results at the gym.

We know the key to development is a combination of stimulation, recovery and nutrition –and that these, when addressed properly will have an impact on a fourth critical element, Hormones. We also saw how the level of stimulation necessary will vary according to your history of training and your development – and as a result the recovery necessary also varies in proportion.

Eventually, as more volume is added, a beginner’s routine will have to be split to include the necessary volume for just a few body-parts. A well designed split also enables training on consecutive days without overloading any particular body-parts. Read more

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New muscle growth techniques: technology that merges with weight lifting

This series of articles (March – April 2015) covers the science of muscle development for physique transformation, and the coupling of technology with new training techniques for faster gains. Each article slowly builds upon the information from the previous)

You might be able to relate to this.You’ve been training a while and gains were good at first – the weights were going up and you could see the changes in your physique almost on a weekly basis. Then it all plateaued.

Or possibly you have been training a few years and on previous diet attempts, found yourself heading quickly to the weight you were at before bulking up. In other words, despite the weight gain over the last year, it seems that not much of it was muscle?

Unfortunately, this is a common problem. Things just seem to slow down or stop. Well let me tell you something – there’s hope. Read more

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How technology advances our training techniques for results

This series of articles (March – April 2015) covers the science of muscle development for physique transformation, and the coupling of technology with new training techniques for faster gains. Each article slowly builds upon the information from the previous)

Most people are training “blind” – I was one of them. Let me explain.

Weightlifting and bodybuilding have, to date, only focused on the sets, reps and weights. And while you may be diligent and write everything down, this is simply not enough. We’ve only bee able to record half of the data that is crucial to success. Read more