Bodybuilding Mistakes to Avoid

When training to be a bodybuilder, it’s important to stick to a safe, sensible training programme that produces results. When people first start out on the road to becoming a bodybuilder, there are a number of common mistakes which should be avoided at all costs. Many of today’s bodybuilders have publicly admitted to having made […]

New Year, New You? This Animal Workout could be for You!

A new workout pioneered by celebrity training gurus Jeff Bell and Carlos Leon is bringing out the animal in fitness fans everywhere. While lizards and crabs may not be creatures we associate with training, Bell and Leon – owners of the famous US gym Belleon – say their Primal Method is at the cutting edge […]

Could new Tech be your new Motivation?

With new state-of-the-art technology creating a positive impact on every aspect of our life, it follows that it can benefit our fitness workouts and training too. In fact, there are a number of new, purpose-built tech gadgets on the market that will improve everyone’s motivation to exercise. Today’s technology – such as activity trackers, GPS […]

Gym Buddy

Health and fitness professionals have long extolled the virtues of having a gym buddy – that special person who will motivate you not to give up when the going gets tough and who will be by your side at workouts, sharing your ups and downs and cheering you on. If you need motivation to persuade […]

Competitive Weightlifting Classes

Dating back to the ancient Greeks who tried to outdo each other lifting stones and bags of sand, lifting weights has always had a competitive element. On an official competitive level, weightlifting has been controlled by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) since 1905. Although early forms of weightlifting competitions didn’t categorise according to a person’s […]

How to get pumped for a Workout

Getting pumped up for a workout can help you to remain motivated, focused and encouraged to stay on track to achieve your desired aims – whether that’s to build muscle, lose weight or just to get fit. Here are some top tips that will have you raring to go!   Establish a routine Once you […]

Machines vs Free Weights

When you hit the gym, should you head over to the machines or stick to the free weights? There are benefits to using both, but ultimately the equipment you use to get fit should largely depend on your individual circumstances.   Machines If you’re new to the gym, machines are a good option to get […]

The World’s Smallest Bodybuilder

Born in Phagwara, India, in 1988, Aditya ‘Romeo’ Dev was the world’s smallest bodybuilder, until he passed away at the age of 23, on 13 September 2012.

Glute Exercises for a Perfect Behind

Well-developed glutes will accentuate your curves. However, glutes can become weakened by some of our daily activities, like sitting on an office chair all day – when weak, they will cause back problems which might result in complications when you hit the gym. Here’s what you need to know if you want to develop your […]

Compound and Isolation Exercises: The Right Workout for You

If you want to build your muscles, there are two types of general exercises you can work – compound and isolation exercises. Both workout routines have their own components that bodybuilders can maximise based on their personal goals. So, choosing which to perform is an integral factor, as this will affect your overall training results. […]