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Gym etiquette for beginners

So you are a gym member. Congratulations! All you need to do now is turn up, work out, watch what you eat and in a few months time you will have the body of...
Take a break from the gym: 5 reasons you need some time off

Take a break from the gym: 5 reasons you need some time off

Do you feel you need a holiday (vacation)? Do you struggle to find time to socialise? Are you tired? Do you find it difficult to notice any progress in your fitness regime? Do you feel like you want to give the workout a miss today? If you answer “yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you need to take a break from the gym.

Advanced 6 day split gym workout routine

You workout at the gym on regular basis, you are familiar with all machines, you are confident in your form and you can see noticeable changes in your physique. Congratulations - you are no...
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How to maintain your six pack abs

There is no point in working out and dieting to achieve a six pack and then just stop, convinced that you have done enough. If you are lucky, you may get away with it for a few weeks. In most cases, you won’t and will need to know how to maintain your six pack abs in order to keep them in shape and on show (if you so chose) for years to come.
Living room workout by Laurens Fitness

Living room workout by Laurens Fitness

In this post, Skinny Muscles teams up with Laurens Fitness to bring you five bodyweight exercises plus a living room workout. As somebody with a long career in sports (she is a professional Volleyball player), Lauren is passionate about exercising and showing us different ways to keep fit.
Warm up routine

Warm up routine before a workout

Warming up the muscles is an important part of the workout. Spending a few minutes to warm up would improve your performance, protect you from injuries and make your muscles more flexible. Find out about the benefits from a warm up routine.
Post-workout: What to do after a workout

Post-workout: What to do after a workout

Having a sound post-workout routine is as important as the workout itself. It kick starts the recovery process and helps bring your body to its normal state. To find out what to do after a workout and the benefits of a post-workout routine, read on.
Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

The 4 Day Lifting Plan for Beginners is the second in the Weight Training Program for skinny guys. The plan is based on Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 training system and developed by Chris Heskett. The exercises in the plan require access to a fully equipped gym with free weights.
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5 chest workouts by 5 fitness models

Those of you who take their training seriously, know that Monday is chest day at the gym. It’s like an unwritten law that everyone should workout their pecs at the beginning of the week....
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Fitness apps – how to choose the right ones

Fitness apps on your mobile can be a great motivational tool. Find the application which reflects your personal objectives, set it up properly, use it and you are making the technology work for you. You do the hard work, the app logs it. Seeing the changes in the numbers as you progress gives you an instant boost.

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Weight training at the gym: 4 day split workout routine

If you are serious about transforming your body, you are more than likely to move on to a split workout routine at some point...