Author: tristan1978

Exercise is shit for weight loss…

Fat loss is achieved by managing your energy balance & creating a realistic/sustainable calorie deficit. The reality is that you can train as hard as you want, as often as you want, but if you are consuming too many calories, you will NOT lose weight. Put simply, you need to be burning more calories than you are […]

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when you are healthy

When you are healthy…

The health & fitness industry is often guilty of focusing purely on looks. Most ‘fitness content’ is based around a stream of endless topless photos with very little focus on health or fitness. It’s become ALL about how lean someone is or how muscular someone is… The reality is that the health benefits of training […]

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you are not a bodybuilder

You are not a bodybuilder…

Chances are, if you are reading this, you are not a bodybuilder? So why are you trying to train & eat like one? Why try to copy a routine from a pro level bodybuilder when all you want to do is feel better, lose some fat and perhaps build a bit of muscle? Bodybuilders are […]

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Jools O'Sullivan

The Tristan Buttle Podcast – Episode 44 – Chatting to Jools O’Sullivan… A.K.A – Life and Fork!

Online nutritionist Jools O’Sullivan (aka life and fork) joins me for another chat! We dive into her coaching style, managing work/family/work life balance, parenthood, her current approach to training, why sleep can become an obsession, and much much more! As ever, Jools is extremely open and honest and shares some fantastic insight that we can all […]

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Jamison Newlander

The Tristan Buttle Podcast – Episode 43 – Chatting to Jamison Newlander… A.K.A – Alan Frog!

Jamison Newlander joins me for this episode. Jamison is a father, a writer, and an actor… As a movie nerd, this was a very surreal chat for me, as Jamison starred in one of my fave childhood movies THE LOST BOYS playing one of the legendary Frog Brothers – Alan Frog!! We openly discuss fatherhood, […]

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Chris Harrison

The Tristan Buttle Podcast – Episode 42 -Chris Harrison – UK’s Strongest Man U105KG!

I am joined by Chris Harrison… Chris is the UK’s strongest man under 105kg! We dive into what Strong Man training actually involves, alongwith the key differences to Power Lifting. Chris also shares his training background, his motivation, and how he got started in the sport of Strongman. He discusses loaded carries, pressing stones, his […]

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What is PRIME?!

The world has recently gone absolutely MAD over Prime drinks! These drinks are sold out online & they are currently reselling on eBay for anywhere u to £20 each (RRP is around £2.50)! Sainsbury’s announced they now have them in stock this week, I happened to be in there (buying milk not Prime), and it […]

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We are parents!

Amy & I would like to introduce you to Matilda Grace Buttle. Born Sunday February 5th, 5:38pm, weighing 8 pounds 7 oz. It’s impossible to put everything into words, but I’ve never had more love and more pride than I do right now. I am back to business in the HQ this week after taking […]

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Progressive Overload

What is Progressive Overload?

Progressive Overload is one of THE most important principals of building muscle…but sadly it is often misused or confused…

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Carl Newman

The Tristan Buttle Podcast – Episode 41 – Chatting to Carl Newman: Michael Keatons Batman double!

I am joined by Carl Newman! Carl was Micheal Keaton’s movement double for the Tim Burton directed 1989 BATMAN movie! Anyone who knows me knows I’m a HUGE Batman fan, so this episode was very special to me! We dive into Carl’s background in dance, his approach to training, the importance of mental toughness, and […]

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