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!

Crossfit is a Sport Not A Training Method! Posted on 18/07/2016

Recently I have herd a lot of negativity towards the 'sport' of CrossFit. (Note SPORT is stated) 2 things I'd like to make clear: 1. CrossFit is a sport therefore your training must supplement the needs of the environment within the... read more

Posterior Chain - The Back Extension Posted on 04/07/2016

A fantastic preparation exercise for building strong posterior muscles. The back extension helps teach hip driving mechanisms to be carried over to more radiant exercises such as your deadlifts. The back extension in itself is a great way to build... read more