So you’ve got into a routine, you’re going to the gym regularly, you’ve adopted a ‘never give up mindset’, but six months down the line, you’re still patiently awaiting results. Unfortunately, as tough as it is to get yourself in the gym, you’ve still got to make an effort one you get there – some people seem to think that simply by being […]
You’re already on my site so I guess you’re familiar with my ramblings, but there are plenty of other people out there that have completely different opinions and different ways of going about their muscle building and fat loss.
Rob Riches is an English fitness model who now lives in L.A. He’s made a real […]
Think flexibility is just for tree-hugging Pilates lovers? Think again – if you’re not flexible then you won’t be able to squat or deadlift properly, the two most important exercises for building muscle and strength.
Here are ten ways to get more flexible;
Warm Up: Don’t just go into stretching cold, you could hurt yourself and be out of
Swimming is often seen as a fun and relaxing activity and while this is true, it also provides several health benefits. Regular swimming can provide an adequate cardiovascular workout, as well as strengthen and tone the muscles. This is something most people can do because it is low-impact and requires less exertion than other workouts, […]
So you decide you look fat and tell everyone you want to lose some ‘weight’
After weeks of fannying around you join a gym
You don’t really want to go, but you half heartedly drag yourself there and us eth cross trainer for half an hour
You don’t enjoy it, but you grind away it for a few […]
Triathlons are an incredible way to burn off fat, increase muscle and create a defined body shape. However, even for fitness fanatics, a triathlon can seem daunting at first, but they are an awesome route of getting the body you desire.
Reasons to enter:
Achieving your perfect body
Stand at the start of any triathlon event and you […]
Although there will be times when you don’t feel like doing anything, the fact is that keeping up an exercise regime whilst pregnant will make the nine months a much easier time for you, and will also help you preparing for labour and enabling you to get back into shape after the birth of your […]
So you watched what you ate and hit the gym during the weeks before the summer to prepare for the beach season. The first day of summer finally arrives. You put on your favorite boardshorts or swimsuit again but you still don’t like what you see in the mirror. Was there something wrong with your […]
A good cardio workout really can’t be beaten. Sure, weights might give you that feelgood soreness, and a decent swim is perfect for summer. However, you just can’t beat the combination of muscle exhaustion, aerobic improvement and feel-good hormones that come from the bike, the treadmill or the rower.
However, the last few years has seen […]
Given the choice of going out for a jog in the park or sitting in my lounge pants with a DVD and a pizza, I’d more often than not opt for the latter. Starting out a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, and despite the rewards that fitness brings it’s tough to take that initial step. […]