Leg Press: How it Works

Knowing how to use gym equipment properly ensures you maximise your exercise opportunities, but crucially, it helps to prevent injuries. Take a trip down to any gym and there’s a good chance you’ll stumble across a leg press. As one of the most effective pieces of equipment for working out the leg muscles, it’s easy […]

The Importance of Eating Breakfast

Breakfast is frequently touted as the most important meal of the day. Yet, surprisingly, recent research suggests that almost half of Britons fail to eat breakfast, often citing lack of time or hunger. Finding time to eat in the morning is really important. The nutrients gained from a healthy breakfast can set you up for […]

Yoga for Bodybuilders?

Traditionally, yoga and bodybuilding don’t intermingle, but an increasing number of weightlifters are recognising the many benefits that yoga can bring to their workouts. Yoga is an ancient exercise from the Far East. There are various types of yoga, each focusing on key movements that strengthen and relax the mind and body. Although it isn’t […]

Steroids vs Supplements

There is often a lot of confusion about steroids and supplements. Many people are unsure of the differences between the two, or even if they are the same thing. This article will help to enlighten you. Steroids and supplements are most definitely not the same thing, although they are often both used by bodybuilders to […]

Should I Exercise after Eating?

Eating the right types and amounts of food is essential for anyone who exercises frequently. It ensures your body is getting the necessary nutrients, and you can achieve your fitness goals. It’s also important to consider when you should eat if you work out. Timing is critical, as eating at the wrong time could cause […]

Benefits of Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies have enjoyed immense popularity for a long time now, but with the recent arrival of smoothie bowls, this twist on the original smoothie is gaining a loyal army of supporters. The most obvious difference between smoothies and smoothie bowls is that smoothies come in cups as a drink, whereas smoothie bowls are served as […]

Latest Fitness Trends 2018

When you’re attempting to get in shape, it’s useful to know the current fitness trends so you can stay ahead of your game. Here are the fitness trends that are dominating 2018.   Yoga Yoga is eternally fashionable, but it’s the diversity of the various techniques and styles that keeps this exercise firmly on the […]

How do steroids affect your body?

Today, it’s not only athletes and body builders who take some kind of steroids to improve their muscle mass and strength. Increasing numbers of men and women who wish to enhance their physique are looking into the benefits of anabolic steroids. Your body produces its own natural anabolic steroid hormone, testosterone. Anabolic steroids have the […]

BodyPower: 2018

BodyPower is one of the biggest indoor health and fitness events in the world, and the Expo takes place this year at the NEC Birmingham from 11-13 May. This one-stop shop for all things related to fitness and bodybuilding first came about 10 years ago, and to celebrate this milestone, BodyPower 2018 will have a […]

History of Steroids

Many people assume steroids are a fairly modern phenomenon, but in actual fact, taking hormones to enhance performance can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks, who used to devour animal testicles prior to the Olympic Games. It wasn’t until 1849, however, when it was first discovered by a German scientist, Arnold Adolph Berthold, that […]