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Kit Harington as Milo entering the gladiator's arena

Kit Harington’s body transformation for Pompeii

It’s not a big secret that actors (and actresses, of course) go through some impressive body transformations for the roles they play. They need to look the part in order to play the part....
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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...
Do you really eat, sleep and breathe fitness?

Do you (really) eat, sleep and breathe fitness?

It’s time for a thought-provoking article. Don’t worry though; I'm not going to go on about the meaning of life. Instead, I'm trying to find out if keeping fit should be done to excess. If you eat, sleep and breathe fitness (or you think you are), then read on and let us know what you think.
What is a cardio workout?

What is a cardio workout?

Incorporating cardiovascular exercises (cardio) into your workout routines is an important factor in shaping a perfect body. There are many reasons and there is much scientific research to support the contribution which effective cardio development makes. Let’s find out what is a cardio workout and why it’s important.
fitness model, nassim sahili

The fitness model’s 5 day split workout routine

Let’s face it: we all go to the gym and workout because we want to look good. We want to have aesthetic bodies complete with six pack abs, well defined biceps, pumped pecks and...
Gym progress: are you happy with your results?

Gym progress: are you happy with your results?

Are your biceps bursting out of your T-shirt or do you feel like you need to start over? It is in times (and weather) like this that we look at our gym progress and the results of all these hours lifting and running and squatting and sweating. It is now that we decide whether it was all worth it.
Halloween horror muscles - Heidi Klum

Halloween horror muscles

Halloween is the perfect excuse to let your alter ego out. Whether you are trick or treating, going to a party or just clubbing, you are encouraged to use your creative licence to dress up. It doesn’t have to be all about scary witches and zombies. Be different and show off your Halloween horror muscles.
Amer Kamra

Complete physique transformation: 5 day gym workout routine

So, you’ve done your time as a gym beginner and feel ready for a new challenge? This 5 day gym workout routine is challenging OK but the end results are worth it. Before you...
Dodgeball - White Goodman (Ben Stiller) lifting

Busted: stereotypes of people who workout

If you type “stereotype” in your favourite search engine, it comes up with: “A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” We all use them and sometimes we are stereotyped too. People who workout are no exception.
People raising beer glasses at Octoberfest

Can you drink alcohol and still build muscles?

You know the expression: “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy?” The same could be said about working out. Don’t let your desire for building a better body turn into an unhealthy obsession. You need to have these cheat meals and you can party (responsibly) but can you drink alcohol and still build muscles?

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5 leg workouts by 5 fitness models

It doesn’t matter how well developed your upper body is and how much you can bench press if your legs are weak. People will...