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 […]

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 [...]

Muscle Building 101 – Guide to Building Muscle

Closeup of a handsome power athletic guy male bodybuilder doing exercises with dumbbell. Fitness muscular body on dark background. muscle building

Building muscle is the main aim of most men in the gym, but so many get it wrong. They focus on the wrong exercises, the wrong muscle groups and don’t eat the right foods. In this muscle building 101 I’m going to run you through the fundamentals of muscle building so you don’t waste your […]

Time Efficient Fat Burn Exercises

Time Efficient Fat Burn Exercises Time is precious, so having to spend hours a week in the gym is not a luxury many of us have and for some of us it isn’t even a luxury at all…it’s a chore. If we all had the option to get our exercise done as quickly as possible [...]

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 [...]

5 ways that even the busiest professionals can keep fit

With demanding jobs and busy lifestyles, sometimes our physical fitness can fall by the wayside. Getting into shape (and staying that way) isn’t a full time job! There are plenty of ways even the busiest modern entrepreneur can keep fit! Pick an efficient workout Cut unnecessary preparation time! Pick an exercise that doesn’t take too […]