View the latest bodybuilding articles and general training and fitness articles below for tips and advice on which routines and types of exercise you should or should not be performing and which methods will be the most beneficial in getting you to your goals in the quickest time possible.
With a month gone already you should be settling in nicely to your New Year fitness goals by now. If not, read on for a few pointers to help you stay on track!
Taking a week off has more advantages over disadvantages when it comes to any form of training or exercise, and can help prevent overtraining which not only hinders your gains nevertheless can be very difficult to spot, and what better time to put your feet up for a week than over Christmas!
If you want to change how your body looks, lift the free weights! Learn why many people avoid the free weight area down at their local gym, and why you should overcome your fears and choose free weights over both machines, be it resistance or cardio machines.
What are the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT) over steady state cardio? Read on to learn how to blast away fat & improve overall fitness.
Burn fat quickly and efficiently through high intensity interval training. Swap your steady state cardio sessions for short and intense bursts of training. Put max effort in and get max rewards back!
Learn some of the most common mistakes made when designing a new workout routine, why they are ineffective and how to eradicate them to get the maximum gains possible out of your training
Compound moves are performed using several muscles groups at a time making them extremely effective in both size gains (as multiple muscles are being trained) and fat lose (the more muscles used, the more calories burnt). Read on to learn what these key moves are and why they should form the basis of all resistance training.
Resistance machines seem the easy option when it comes to weight training, especially for the beginner. They do have some advantages and can prevent you making a fool of yourself as you do not need to concentrate as much on technique, nonetheless they also come with many drawbacks. Read on to discover the pros and cons of using both.
One of the most argued topics in the bodybuilding world. Truth be told there is no right or wrong answer, it all boils down to intensity, progression and more than anything nutrition. Nonetheless both have advantages and disadvantages over the other. Read on to discover what they are and make your own decision.
Squats should form the basis of all training routines, especially when the emphasis is on building muscle. We should all learn to love squatting, and begin by getting our technique spot on or risk serious injury. Read the benefits of squatting here, and how to ensure your technique is correct to lift heavier weights for pure power and strength!
Muscle building requires more than just going to the gym, picking up a weight and banging out a few sets and reps. Read part one of our basic how to build muscle guide to ensure you get the most out of your training routine.
A New Year means new resolutions! How many us of make them every year then fail or quit or some stage along the way, be it anything from quitting smoking to finding a new job. When it comes to getting fit, try to set small yet challenging and achievable goals along the way. This way you are more likely to reach them and thus stick to it!