Meet our Bulk Nutrients superheroes

We’ve been building superhero physiques at Bulk Nutrients since 2008, but in the last two years we’ve really stepped it up! Our ambassadors have always been superheroes in our eyes and now they’re superheroes in your eyes too. So we want you to meet our Oz Comic-Con Bulk Nutrients superhero ambassadors …

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Understanding A Nutritional Label

When I first decided to lookout for my health and began analyzing all of the words, numbers and syllables on a nutrition panel, I thought I was looking at another language. But once it was broken down into simple terms, I discovered it wasn’t that hard and overtime I have continued to grow …

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Power-lifting Off Season Training Cycle

This is my first session of the week during my power-lifting off season training cycle. The focus of this session is on improving my bench press strength, while also accumulating high volume work for squats and strengthening the posterior chain. Two to five warm-up sets were performed before each working weight. …

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Got The Outdoors? You Got a Gym!

Due to the pervasive nature of fitness infomercials, I’d be willing to bet that nearly everyone has heard that classic tagline “You gotta door? You gotta gym!” Whilst the product behind that tagline is questionable, I always liked the ‘minimal training’ concept behind it. With that tagline in mind, this …

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From bodybuilding to power-lifting: How’d Bridget go?

The day is here!  After my minuscule three weeks of training like a power-lifter, the competition day has arrived and I’ve got everything ready to go. Long socks in Bulk Nutrients orange ✔️ Borrowed weight belt ✔️ Borrowed soft suit ✔️ Plain t-shirt ✔️ Granny undies ✔️ Powerlifting Australia membership card ✔️ Snacks ✔️ …

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A change of sport

How many sports have you tried? Do you prefer to stick to one or try a bit of everything? Whether it’s running, gymnastics, swimming or weightlifting, some of us have only ever known the same sport, while others have tried everything. Some are more adventurous and like to try a bit …

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Getting Enough Sleep

Whether your goal is building muscle, getting leaner or looking great naked, your gym results all depend on the following equation. Sufficient training stress + sufficient recovery time = progress If there’s one area everyone can improve on, it’s sufficient recovery time and in particular, sleep. Sleep is far and …

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Squatting 101 – Basic techniques for correct lifting

Are you looking to add squats into your workouts? Or do you just want to make sure that the squats you are doing will guarantee you the best results and greatest muscle growth? Squats can be a complicated exercise to learn, particularly given the many different styles and techniques that …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 9 – Peak Week

The wait for one of the most competitive WBFF shows outside of World Championships is almost over. Only three days to go! I’m excited, but a tad nervous. As I look around Venice Beach and catch up with some of my fellow pro-athletes, I’m humbled by the amazing physiques I will …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 8 – Confidence

I’m less than two weeks away from the stage and now only a few short days before I fly out to start my peak week in LA! The week before travelling is always a bit manic. Add in an international competition and it takes the mayhem to the next level. …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 6 – Travel

Travelling internationally can be challenging at the best of times. What to wear, what to pack, arranging visas, accommodation and flights. The list of things to organise can be endless. But what it’s like travelling and competing internationally as a professional athlete? Well take your normal list of things to …

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Quiz – How Bulk Smart Are You?

Do you think you know all there is to know about Bulk Nutrients? Would you call yourself a Bulk Groupie? 2016 and the start of 2017 have been super busy for all of us at Bulk HQ. So we want to know – Can you keep up? Take the quiz to …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 5 – Nutrition

If you have ever competed in body building you will know that nutrition during comp prep is incredibly different to what you might experience as a fitness enthusiast, someone undergoing a transformation process or someone just trying to lose weight. I am five weeks out, so at this point things are …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 3 – Muscle Engagement

Heading into stage, I’m often asked what is the most important component of body building to focus on when you want to build size, shape and symmetry. The answer may surprise you! While many would talk about the need to focus on hypotrophy programs, macro nutrient splits or the right …

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Alicia Gowans’ Road to LA: Part 1 – Mindset And Goal Setting

Bulk ambassador Alicia Gowans is a WBFF Fitness Diva Pro, WBFF International Liaison and the owner and head coach of Ally’s Angels and Alphas. She is again competing on the world’s stage in just nine short weeks at the WBFF LA ProAm. You can follow Alicia’s journey to the WBFF LA …

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How Women Can Combat Stress

Although female hormones and brain chemistry offer the same protection against stress as men, women are more affected by the physical and emotional effects of stress. Our brains are wired differently, and we are less likely to respond to the fight or flight response like men. More and more women …

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Why We Should Only Drink Spring Water

I’m going to be as straight to the point as I can. I don’t drink tap water unless I absolutely have to and I never touch purified or distilled bottled water. My water of choice is spring water. Yes bottled spring water and not just any type. If I could …

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Understanding Your Metabolism

The body is made of millions of cells and to stay alive we depend on various chemical processes and the energy derived from maintaining a healthy metabolism. What does you metabolism do? Metabolism is the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this biochemical …

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