Simple 5×5 training guide

Introduction For individuals who have never trained using weights before the prospect of starting can be quite intimidating. Not knowing what exercises to do for what muscle group or not knowing how long to train and how often are common reasons why people will never even start. This guide provides gym exercises for beginners and […]

Lowering blood pressure using the ‘dash diet’

With the World health organisation estimating that over 12.8% of deaths are caused by raised blood pressure it is an aspect of your health that you should never overlook. Raised blood pressure is a major risk factor in coronary heart disease and stroke related deaths. To get to grips about blood pressure here are a […]

Vegetarian Fuel

seasonal eatingA growing number of athletes at all levels of sport are now vegetarian and therefore rely on a diet consisting mainly of plant sources. Due to the effort and commitment and nutrition requirements required for training athletes often encounter difficulty in selecting appropriate and nutritious meals from these plant sources if they do not want [...]

HIIT vs LISS

When it comes to losing body fat, particularly from the troublesome and stubborn areas such as your belly, cardio sessions along with a calorie controlled diet are the most effective way of doing this, and more importantly stopping the fat from coming back! HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) vs LISS (Low Intensity Steady State) are [...]

5 exercises to train quads

5 exercises to train your Quads We have all heard the phrase “skipping leg day” but how beneficial is it to incorporate leg exercises regularly in to a training programme? Well more beneficial than you might think… Now you have got a great looking hair by us, it is time by targeting the individual muscle […]

5 men’s hairstyles to try in 2017

Trends come and go, but a well-suited haircut can live on. Choose a cut and style that suits and you won't be embarrassed when relatives are browsing photos of you from way back in 2017. Explore five men's hairstyles to try in 2017 and start planning your next trip to the barber shop. Not confident [...]

How to make New Year’s resolutions that you’ll actually stick to

How many times have you said the words “new year, new me?”, only to give up your plans to learn Spanish, visit the gym at least once a day, or cut down to only one take away a month by the second week of January? We’ve all been there plenty of times, but it’s time […]