Plates & Weights

Welcome to Plates and Weights, the health and fitness blog by More Than Muscle. This area of the site should be used as a reference point for everything educational relating to training, nutrition, health and fitness!

Chin-Ups with Bands are BANNED! Posted on 30/01/2017

There is a significant problem with using bands for assistance on chin-ups. What they actually give is the most help at the start of the exercise. This is needless as it is more than likely where you are strongest. The limiting factor in chin-ups... read more

Training Variables Posted on 16/01/2017

When training we have to consider stimulus when looking for an adaptive response. If we continue to give the body the same stimulus day in day out there will come a point in your training overload where progress will diminish. When we... read more