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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.

Personal trainer training a client

How to choose a personal trainer

A good personal trainer should be a well qualified expert in their field who delivers the results their clients want. Good personal trainers are also extremely busy and you need to take this into account when making your choice. If you are not sure how to choose a personal trainer, this article will help you.
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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Secret Santa fitness gifts under a fiver

If you are reading this, the chances are that you are after inspiration for Secret Santa fitness gifts under a fiver. Getting something meaningful and useful on a Secret Santa budget is tricky. If you are not into fitness but your present receiver is, you can get them something small and fitnessy (yes, I just made that word up) to surprise them and show them that you care.
Christmas gifts for fitness junkies

Christmas gifts for fitness junkies

Call me material but my favourite part of Christmas is opening my presents. The more boxes I have to open, the happier I get. It sounds a bit childish but it’s true. I would imagine that many of you feel that way. Here’s my Christmas gifts for fitness junkies list for this year.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout – book review

The Strength Training Anatomy Workout – book review

Let me start this book review with a question: Do you own a fitness book? If yes, which one is it? [Please, leave a comment with its title in the comments section for others to see.] If you don’t own one, don’t worry. Hopefully my review of The Strength Training Anatomy Workout will persuade you to change that.
A man holding his love handles

How to lower your body fat

Even if you are a skinny guy (or a girl), you need to think about your body fat. There are two types of fat your body carries: visceral and subcutaneous. The first type is the one that wraps around your internal organs. The second type is the fat layer beneath your skin. This is the fat we all notice and worry about. Here are a few basics on how to lower your body fat.
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.
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.
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.
How to get a beach body in time for the summer

How to get a beach body in time for the summer

In this post we are going to show you how to get a beach body. All you have to do is select a plan, download the free PDF log sheet and start working out. By the time summer is officially declared, you will be well on the way to your beach body.

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