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How to Choose the Right Fitness Class

The variety of fitness classes on offer has exploded in recent years. That’s great news if you want to try something different, but not so good if you can’t decide what to go for! Here are some tips to help you choose a fitness class that is right for you. © Bojan / Adobe Stock […]

Confidence Tips for New Gym Goers

For the first-time gym goer, it can be daunting walking into a gym and getting to grips with the equipment. In fact, a survey found that one-in-three people felt too self-conscious to join a gym at all. Even when newbies found the courage to sign up, a third of them were too embarrassed to use […]

Boost your Health with a Skipping Rope

If you thought a skipping rope was just for school children, it’s time to think again. Skipping is one of the most effective, full-body workouts you can get – and it comes with a whole host of other benefits. © Drobot Dean / Adobe Stock   Calorie burning If you’re looking to lose weight, then […]

Gym versus Home Exercise

If you’ve decided to get fit, the next part is choosing where to get active. Should you take out a gym membership or would it be easier to exercise at home? There’s no right or wrong answer to this popular dilemma, but there are a few factors to consider that might help with your decision-making. […]

Surprising Symptoms Related to Stress

A recent survey found that 74% of Brits experienced stress that left them feeling unable to cope over the last year. As such a common problem, many of us recognise when we feel stressed. While stress symptoms such as worry, anxiety, headaches and sleeplessness are well-known, there are many other unusual or surprising symptoms related […]

What to Consider when Choosing a Personal Trainer

If you’re looking to get fit, then using a personal trainer could be the way forward. A personal trainer can devise a tailored exercise plan to meet your specific goals, while taking into account your current health and fitness levels. Personal trainers don’t come cheap, so it’s vital you get your money’s worth, but also […]

How Exercise is a Memory Booster

Most of us are aware that exercise benefits the body, but research consistently shows that exercise can stave off memory loss, too. Just how exercise impacts memory seems to be influenced by a number of factors. © Rido / Adobe Stock   Chemicals Studies show that exercise alters the brain in ways that protect memory […]

Eddie Hall: World’s Strongest Man

Going by the name of ‘The Beast’, weightlifter Eddie Hall is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Holding a string of record-breaking titles, Eddie has clearly earned his named as the world’s strongest man. Here’s all you need to know about The Beast.   Early life Eddie was born in Staffordshire in 1988. From […]

Bodybuilder Quick Tips

Being a bodybuilder is actually harder than it first appears. If you want to succeed with your goals and build muscle mass, there are a few basic considerations you need to be aware of. Here are some essential tried-and-trusted tips for every wannabe bodybuilder. © Flamingo Images / Adobe Stock   Understand equipment Before you […]

Guide to Protein

Protein is a macronutrient that’s essential in large amounts in order to keep your body healthy. Here’s all you need to know about this vital nutrient. © samael334 / Adobe Stock   The importance of protein Protein plays a leading role in keeping your mind and body strong and healthy. It’s vital for building and […]