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Mark Alexander

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A freelance journalist, web editor and a skinny guy on a mission to gain weight, build muscles and look good. I also travel and take pictures.
chicken wraps with kale recipe

Chicken wraps with kale recipe

I can’t believe I haven’t made my own wraps before. They are the easiest thing to do and are so versatile: you can have...
reasons for choosing steady-state cardio over hiit, treadmill

My reasons for choosing steady-state cardio over HIIT

Even though the fat-burning benefits of HIIT are much greater, it's still not right for me. Here are my reasons for choosing steady-state cardio over HIIT.
egg fried rice with chicken leftovers

Egg fried rice with chicken leftovers recipe

My version of egg fried rice with chicken leftovers. It takes 15 minutes to prepare and cook, and it's packed full of nutrients and 53g of protein.
scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread recipe served on white plate

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread recipe

My version of scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado on rye bread. It takes 5 minutes to cook and is packed full of nutrients and 33g of protein.
gain weight, target weight, struggling man

How I gained 5kgs in a month to achieve my target weight

The only reason I started to exercise was to gain weight as I wanted to be 85kgs. I gained that weight a couple of times in the past but was never able to maintain it. This time I gained 5kgs in a month to achieve my target weight and I still maintain it. Here's my "secret":
fitness journey, skinny abs, sixpack

My fitness journey: from skinny to fit

A very honest article about my fitness journey so far, the mistakes I’ve made, the lessons I’ve learned, my advice on changing your body shape and my future fitness strategy.
steve cook, international fitness model, ironman magazine

Top 5 fitness models worth following

Fitness models accumulate a vast amount of knowledge which they are happy to share on social media or elsewhere. Here are the Top 5 fitness models worth following and taking seriously.
angry bodybuilder biceps abs

How to beat stress and reveal your six pack abs with these 5 snacks

Don’t you just hate it when you work your socks off at the gym and you still don’t have a six pack to show...
chest workout, Daniel Hammaecher, upper mid lower pecs

Chest workout that targets the upper, mid and lower pecs

Chest workout that targets all parts of your pecs by Daniel Hammaecher. Photo: Steeve Josh. When it...
fitness model doing bicep curls

5 arm workouts by 5 fitness models

There are many reasons why guys want bigger arms. For a start, they make you look strong and attract (the right) attention from the...