Understanding Fat and How to Annihilate It

Understanding Fat and How to Annihilate It

Today’s big weightlifters are a lot more lean than their vintage peers, who looked more like professional wrestling’s Natural Disasters. Everyone, though, from lifters to marathon runners, has some amount of body fat. Some have a lot, others have barely any, and how much you need often depends on what you’re doing with it...

Smash Your Times With Strength Training For Runners

Smash Your Times With Strength Training For Runners

Just like the martial artist or the CrossFitter who shuns cardiovascular training days in favour of strength, the runner who neglects strength training is missing out on a world of benefits, which could have a profound impact on performance. For tens-of-thousands of years, running has been integral to our survival, both as hunters and as...


15 Reasons to Quit Sugar

15 Reasons to Quit Sugar

Sugar tastes good and, especially to those who consume it regularly, is extremely tempting. But there’s nothing sweet about the effects it has on your health. Sugar has been linked to a whole slew of health problems, including obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease, tooth decay, accelerated aging, and more. This is bad news...

Which Supplements Should You Actually Take?

Which Supplements Should You Actually Take?

Sports nutrition can be a bit of a minefield; between the low-quality fillers, hormones and even banned substances hidden away in some protein powders and pre-workouts, how do you know which supplements to take? Which supplements are going to help you get ripped, lose weight or add lean, high-quality muscle, and which ones are just...


The Most Incredible Hollywood Body Transformations (And How They Did It)

The Most Incredible Hollywood Body Transformations (And How They Did It)

One of the most talked about physical transformations in recent cinema is that of Jurassic World (2015) star Chris Pratt. In between roles as Parks and Recreation (2009) goofball Andy Dwyer, and his breakthrough lead role as Star Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Pratt lost 60lbs of fat and replaced it with enough...

17 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Addiction Today

17 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Addiction Today

Is sugar holding you back from reaching your dieting goals? High sugar diets will not only make you put on weight, but they can have an impact on your mood and cause serious health problems. People often obsess over their fat intake, and don’t realise that a high sugar diet can be just as bad...


21 Pros and Experts Reveal Their Top Fitness Motivation Tips

21 Pros and Experts Reveal Their Top Fitness Motivation Tips

It’s the biggest problem for people wanting to get in shape… Motivation! So many people struggle to remain motivated to hit the gym and avoid that cheeky chocolate bar. So, whether your motivational struggles are with exercise, diet or both, how do you turn these struggles around? By learning from people who have been there...

People Need to be Better Educated on the Dangers of Sugar

People Need to be Better Educated on the Dangers of Sugar

More needs to be done to educate people about the dangers of sugar. The average Briton consumes a massive 238 teaspoons of sugar each week. Scientists recently claimed sugar is worse than salt for pushing up your blood pressure. Sugar is so bad that Robert Lustig and colleagues from the University of California, San Francisco...


Does Eating Healthy Really Have To Cost More?

Does Eating Healthy Really Have To Cost More?

Here’s proof it doesn’t have to. There is an assumption that healthy food costs more than junk food. A recent study by the university of Cambridge found that healthy food can cost up to three times more than junk food. However, don’t let this ruin your enthusiasm for healthy food, as it really does depend...

18 Health, Fitness and Nutrition Myths

18 Health, Fitness and Nutrition Myths

The health and fitness industry is constantly plagued by a mix of different opinions. One month a new diet is all the rage and the next thing you know it’s really bad for you. It’s difficult to know what advice to take on board and what to discard. For health and fitness professionals it can...


The Origins of Strength and Conditioning

The Origins of Strength and Conditioning

Strength and Conditioning is a word so widely used these days. With Crossfit and alike taking over the world it is easy to forget where it all started. Most of today’s training systems take influence from an age old recipe for building strength and power beyond belief and that was the sport of Strongman! Jón Páll...

Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Sometimes, even when your training is going well, it can be all too tempting to pop to the local shop and stock up on some chocolate bars, cakes and/or crisps. Well stop before you get to the door and just make sure you have these few simple ingredients in your cupboards. This easy to make...


The Secret to Scandinavian Happiness Revealed

The Secret to Scandinavian Happiness Revealed

Results released by ONS.gov.uk in 2014 have again revealed how happy with their lives the Scandinavians are. The data covered 28 European countries and has the UK sitting just over the average line when it comes to life satisfaction. So, what is the Scandinavian’s secret? Well, in truth, there are probably a huge number of...

Beware of Health Foods

Beware of Health Foods

So, you’ve made the decision to get down the gym on a regular basis, improve your lifestyle and eat a healthier diet. This may mean opting for ‘health foods’ when doing the weekly shop or popping out for lunch. Well, beware! Many of these so called health foods are not what they seem to be...


How to Stay Motivated at the Gym

How to Stay Motivated at the Gym

The physical results we get from going to the gym are much more rewarding than the actual hard work of going there and putting in the time and effort it takes to get lean and/or muscular. It can undoubtedly be quite difficult to keep motivated and continue going to the gym week in and week...

The Benefits of Omega 3

The Benefits of Omega 3

There has been a lot of hype recently about Omega-3. We know it’s good for us, but what else do we really know about it? Basically, Omega-3 is the name for a group of essential fatty acids. This means that they do not exist naturally in our bodies; we have to consume them from other...


How Do Fat Burners Work?

How Do Fat Burners Work?

If you are overweight and you wish to lose the excess pounds, then you should consider using fat burners. These substances are sold in the form of pills, capsules, or syrups, which increase the body’s metabolic rate. The excess fat is converted into energy within just a short time. In other words, fat burners work...