• Pull Ups & Chin Ups | How To Do & Differences

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on July 2, 2016

      Georgina Ellis | CrossFit, Running & Yoga The terms pull up and chin up seem to be used interchangeably in a lot of gyms, however they are slightly different movements, targeting different muscle groups, and arguably have different purposes. I’m going to explore what the differences are, and why you might want to include a […]

  • Protein + Supplements For Runners | Benefits + Q&A

    By Christopher Tack | In Endurance, Supplements | on July 1, 2016

    By Christopher Tack | Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist Supplements can mean a fraction of a second difference to a runner’s performance. The difference between 1st and 3rd place in a world championship 5K race is 0.53 seconds (1). Meaning a half a second faster run would get you a gold medal, rather than a bronze! It […]

  • How To Squat Clean | CrossFit Techniques

    By Sean Mcloughlin | In CrossFit, Training | on June 29, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer Sean Mcloughlin   Spending time improving your technique in Olympic weightlifting is a great way to improve your WOD times and your overall strength. In this article we’re going to take a look at the Clean and how to improve your technique. How To | The Squat Clean You’re going to […]

  •   By Jamie Wykes Hobday |   When training legs, it is vital to target and place a stimulating tension on the quadriceps, the hamstrings, the glutes and the calves. For the experts, you can separate these muscle groups even more so (inner quad, outter quad, gastrocnemius, soleus Muscle). However, when training the glutes, […]

  • What Are Supersets? | Burn Fat, Gain Muscle

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on June 26, 2016

      By Personal Trainer | Amy Golby   Supersets are a great technique to promote muscle growth, fat burning and time-efficient training method as well as promoting muscle-fibre activation which will help increase the intensity on a specific muscle group – therefore helping them develop faster. In the most basic form, supersets are a combination […]

  •   By Myprotein Writer Tom Prentice Starting off in the gym can be nerve racking enough without panicking about what equipment you’ll need to use. Do I opt for the machines or free weights? We’ve outlined the pros for each that are key to both types of training. Free Weights Pros ✓ You can use […]

  • Prowler Sled Training | Push & Pull Fitness Benefits

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on June 24, 2016

      Pull forward, backward, sideways, high or low.  There are so many benefits to dragging a sled! New to strength training? Don’t add too much extra conditioning, therefore sledding may not be for you. Intermediate level of strength training?  You can, and should, add in some strength endurance training like hill sprints, interval training, prowler pushes, or […]

  • Lose Fat Whilst Gaining Muscle | Is It Possible?

    By MR PROTEIN | In Training | on June 22, 2016

      By Myprotein Writer |  Jade Attwood   Making muscle gains whilst burning fat is the holy grail for just about anyone who is serious about training.  Lean, muscular, strong, and healthy: it’s what many of us aspire towards and are constantly striving to achieve. Far from being easy however, striking the balance between the […]