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The latest articles with fitness and nutrition advice designed to help you achieve your goals and keep you motivated as you progress through your workout and meal plans.

Father Christmas in gym lifting weights

How to make the most of your gym membership

You don’t need me to tell you that January is the busiest time for any gym. We have the post-Christmas and New Year over-indulgence...
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How to beat the Monday Blues

You know the drill: you are happy to finish work on Friday and hit the town (clubs, restaurants or a dinner party with friends,...
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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...
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...
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A day at BodyPower Expo 2014

It’s marketed as “the most awe-inspiring and motivational fitness weekend of the year” and if you haven’t heard about BodyPower Expo yet, then you...
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A hostel (hotel room) full body workout for backpackers

Backpacking is a great way to experience new cultures, try new food and meets lots of new friends. You don’t need to be Rambo to backpack your way around the world but keeping fit will make it easier for you. Here’s a full body workout that can be done by backpackers at a hostel (or a hotel room).
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.
A mass crossfit workout

5 reasons for not working out at home

Working out at home is the most convenient and stress-free way of keeping fit. You are on your own, in the comfort of your own home and shielded from the pressure you may feel if you were at a gym or any other public space. Sometimes, that can be limiting and here are 5 reasons for not working out at home.
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5 reasons to workout at home

Workout at home or sign up to my local gym? That’s the question most people are asking when they are trying to workout what’s best for their body. The reality of it is that both the gym and working out at home have their advantages and disadvantages. Here are my 5 reasons to workout at home:
Matchstick lighting a cigarette

Can you smoke and still build muscles?

Building muscles isn’t just about working out and downing protein shakes. There are many other factors that have a direct effect on how your body develops. Some of these factors are down to lifestyle choices and/or bad habits, like alcohol and cigarettes for example. Let’s see how smoking affects your routine and can you smoke and still build muscles.

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