Science of Bodybuilding

The Positive Prep Mindset: Framing, Context & Goals

Dr. Andrew Chappell, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, WNBF Pro “You’ll find out a lot about yourself during the journey. It’s the classic hero’s journey” At the time of writing, there is a war going on in mainland Europe for the first time in 70 years. Inflation is at a 40 year high causing a cost-of-living …

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What they don’t tell you about contest Prep & What to expect.

Dr. Andrew Chappell, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, WNBF Pro I love competitive bodybuilding; I’ve done it my whole life and I’ve got a lot out of it. I’ve made no secret of that fact, and now I’m in a fortunate position to be able to help others achieve their own bodybuilding goals. If you find …

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Competition Prep in 2019, what’s changed this time round?

Dr. Andrew Chappell, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, RNutr (Sport) Performance Nutritionist As I prepare for Pro stage once again here are some of the things I’ve done differently this time round in anticipation of my return to the stage. What’s Changed For 2019? Bodybuilding competition preparation requires meticulous planning and a lot of hard work, …

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Essay, assessing the psychology needs of athletes: interviews and questionnaires

Dr. Andrew Chappell BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, RNutr (Sport/Exercise) The modern elite athlete has a whole team of professionals at their disposal to enhance sporting performance. Sports psychologist work as part of a team including doctors, physios, nutritionists, trainers and coaches with the aim of maximise athletic performance. Although sports psychology is often perceived as …

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