All posts by Alex Mateus

Alex Mateus

About Alex Mateus

Alex is a personal trainer in the award-winning central London PT studio - Shaping Change. He is also a boot camp instructor, nutritionist and Pro Fitness model.
  • What Is Functional Training and How Can It Benefit You?

      What is Functional Training? Functional training is a buzzword that is hot at the moment in the fitness industry, it gets thrown around a lot. But what does it mean? And can you be ‘functional’ whilst...

    • Posted December 1, 2018
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  • The Secret To Maximising Muscle Growth

    How do I build muscle? It’s a question that is thrown at me a lot, as a competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer. So let me try and break it down as best as possible. For an individual...

    • Posted December 1, 2018
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  • How to Use Caffeine to Improve Exercise Performance

      I don’t know about you, but I can’t survive a day without a brew of the strong stuff. Nothing works better at picking me up for those early 5 am starts, in fact as I’m writing...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • What is the Best Protein Shake to Build Muscle?

    There is now an abundance of protein shakes available on the market. It can sometimes be confusing figuring out which one is right for you. Most people know that to build muscle we need protein and protein...

    • Posted November 13, 2017
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  • How To Burn Fat In 4 Easy Steps

    The fitness industry is full of a lot of information, and some information can be confusing, contradicting and unclear. Especially with topics surrounding nutrition. So here are four easy to implement steps to initiate the fat burning...

    • Posted October 23, 2017
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