Simple Summer Style Tips For Men

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Summer Style Tips For Men For most men, summer is time when we want to look our best. We’re outside more, attending parties, going on holiday and generally just out and about more than we are in the darker, colder winter. In this article, we’re going to share some summer style tips for men. With […]

How to Effectively Use Complexes in Your Training

how to effectively use complexes in your trainingHow to Effectively Use Complexes in Your Training Upon reading the title of this article, your first question may be... "what are complexes? I've never even heard of them!" You wouldn't be alone - most people haven't heard of them! They're like a version of a superset, where you pair exercises together without a rest. [...]

How To Get Your Fitness Regime Off to a Flying Start

maintaining testosterone, one kit workout barbell, online fitness training, why all men should train their legsHow To Get Your Fitness Regime Off to a Flying Start If you’ve just decided to get in shape, there’ll be a million different options in front of you, each with their own benefits. You may even be filled with a level of excitement about transforming your health and physique, chomping at the bit to [...]

One Kit Workout For a Busy Gym – Dumbbells

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One Kit Workout For a Busy Gym In January the gym goes absolutely crazy, filling with eager new members who are trying to lose weight, see off the Christmas excess and stick to their new years resolutions. If you don’t know what you’re doing in there it can be a nightmare – you’re waiting for […]

How Much Should We Be Walking?

walkingWe've all heard that we should be walking at least 10,000 steps per day, but how and why is this figure agreed upon? Is it an arbitrary figure based on assumption, or is there actual science backing up the claim? Furthermore, what are the benefits of walking? Why should we be doing it? Read on [...]

5 Inspirational Books for Men

5 Inspirational Books for Men The beginning of a new year is a time when a lot of us set a new plan for the next year. It’s a time when we can start with a clean slate, set out a few goals and do our best to achieve them. Goals are always easier to […]

Why Should We Eat Vegetables?

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We’re all told as children that we should eat our vegetables, but why exactly should we? What are the reasons – we know they’re ‘good for us’, but what exactly does that mean? In this article we’re going to look in more detail at what that means and how why vegetables should feature more prominently […]

Intensity vs Frequency – How Should We Train?

online fitness trainingThere's a lot of debate amongst the personal training community about whether or not we should train less frequently but at a high intensity, or more frequently at a lower intensity. To answer this question accurately, we've got a lot of things to consider because as with many things in health and fitness, there are [...]

The Importance of Vitamin D….

vitamin DThe Importance of Vitamin D and How to Boost Your Levels Over recent years, Vitamin D has been highlighted as a vitamin of particular importance, thanks to its integral role in promoting overall health. It's a unique vitamin in the sense that our most effective form of intake comes from sun exposure and not from [...]

How To Find a Great Barber

how to find a great barberFor most men, although they don't realise it, their barber is one of the most important people in their life! A great haircut can set the tone for your look, how you feel, your confidence and self esteem. A bad haircut will destroy your confidence, so picking the right one is key. Once you have [...]

Tell Me About Your Job: bodytek Sustainable Gym Wear CEO

sustainable gym wear, bodytek, eco friendly fitness wearAn Interview with the bodytek Sustainable Gym Wear CEO One of our semi-regular features on the blog here is an interview with someone with an interesting job. We've interviewed a gym owner and a football coach and today we have a new interview guest, Jon White of the sustainable fitness wear company, bodytek. Jon has spent over [...]

One Kit Workout – Barbell

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A busy gym can be a nightmare to train in. When all of the equipment is taken up, some serious creative thinking and planning has to be used if you’re going to get a great workout in. It’s not to say it can’t be done, you just need to think differently about how you train […]

Reasons To Consider Hair Transplant

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Reasons To Consider Hair Transplant For a lot of men, their hair is a huge part of their identity – it’s not just hair, it’s part of their look, their confidence, their youth. It’s more than just hair, it’s linked to their mental health. In a survey complied in the UK, 38% of men said […]

The Ketogenic Diet – All You Need to Know

ketogenic dietThe Ketogenic Diet - All You Need to Know Ever since the Atkins Diet shot to fame in the early 2000's, low carb diets have entered the public nutrition thinking. They have been credited with dramatic weight loss, clearing up ailments, allowing some astonishing dietary choices and changing the public nutritional thinking forever. The latest [...]

Post-Christmas Financial Recovery Tips

Post-Christmas Financial Recovery Tips

Post-Christmas Financial Recovery Tips According to a recent research poll by accountancy firm, Deloitte, British adults spend an average of £567 on Christmas – this figure includes gifts, food, socialising, alcohol etc. If you’ve got children or a bigger family, this figure increases somewhat. If you haven’t budgeted for this kind of outlay, the shock […]

How to Build a Home Gym When You Have Limited Space

home gymHow to Build a Home Gym When You Have Limited Space When we think of a home gym, most people automatically picture a vast room, full of cardio kit, various weights benches and a lot of bars and plates - the kind of thing you see in the mansions of the rich and famous. The [...]

Is a Fitness Retreat the Holiday For You?

fitness retreat, warm weather training considerationsIs a Fitness Retreat For You? Over the years, travel has evolved considerably. Gone are the days of the only travel option being a week in the rain on a British beach, eating fish and chips and wishing you were somewhere else! We now have all kinds of tourism - from the drop and flop [...]

How to Avoid Winter Colds

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In the UK, winter is synonymous with picking up a cold. As soon as the dark nights creep in, the temperature drops and the outdoors becomes less appealing, many of us suffer a downturn in health, picking up nasty winter bugs that can take a few weeks to fully shake off. It doesn’t need to […]

Why Using a Heart Rate Monitor Makes Training More Effective

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Why Using a Heart Rate Monitor Makes Training More Effective There’s a saying that’s often used by personal trainers “if you’re not assessing, you’re guessing”. In a nutshell, it means that unless you’re actively measuring and assessing performance improvements, you’re just guessing whether or not your training programme is working. There are lots of ways […]

How To Get a Six Pack

get a six packHow To Get a Six Pack Ask most men what they'd like to achieve in the gym and the answer you'll hear often is 'get a six pack'. To many male gym goers, it's the holy grail of training - the elusive goal of millions of men the world over. In this article, I'm going [...]