Win a £50 voucher to spend at active wear retailer simplysweat.com. Find out how below. When kit goes wrong Ever had an embarrassing ‘wardrobe malfunction’ while at the gym? Or tried to shield your eyes because you’ve just seen one and it’s putting you off your workout? Here are my top gym wardrobe malfunctions and how […]
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Strength athletes often underestimate the importance of being ‘fit to train’. Here are the essential warning signs that you may need to improve your training fitness.
Your lifesaving guide to returning to the gym. With these tips, this time you’ll stick to it!
How to take care of weight training calluses to prevent rips and blisters and why wearing gloves is not recommended for most trainees.
Most people assume that muscle hypertrophy is not for them. But since muscle mass declines with age, muscle building needs to be at the top of everyone’s agenda, to stay strong and in shape.
I often hear in the gym or read on forums about people who are not sure how to work hard at weight training. They don’t know why they don’t sweat as much or feel as exhausted as they do when they do their ‘cardio’. They feel like they are not getting as much out of […]
Two important reasons why training in front of a mirror will hurt your lifting.
When you take up a new sport later in life as an adult, it can be disheartening to see other people, perhaps younger than yourself, pick up the skills and make progress much faster than you. Or to see people who have received the top of their sport at an unbelievably young age. How is […]
Let’s break the false link between building muscle and becoming less feminine. Women have muscles, it’s a physiological fact, and if we want to do anything useful or impressive with them and look sexy to boot, we’d better start training them! Here is an incident that happened to me recently. I was talking to a […]
Are you more concerned with how good your technique is than how much you are lifting?