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  •   Performing workouts without weights allows you to keep track of improvements easily; for example, once you move from knee push-ups to full push-ups you know you’ve become stronger, and then you can see the difference by the amount you can do. You can also move your hands into different places to use different muscle groups. […]

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  • Trans Fats | What Are They & Why Are They Bad For You?

    By Heather Geary | In Nutrition | on August 25, 2015

      Fats are definitely up there as one of the most talked about in the fitness industry – often conflicting between the idea of whether they’re sabotaging diets or helping athletes achieve their most desirable physiques. Here’s the thing, many people see the word fat and immediately assume its something to stay away from. Fat gets […]

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  •   Emily Cave Pilates and Barrecore Instructor & Trainee Nutritionist Bikini body season is nearly over but having flat abs and a strong core is an accessory that looks and feels good all year round! Having trained as a dancer for many years and now working as a fitness instructor I love to play around […]

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  • The Muscle-Building Diet | 3 Steps To Gaining Muscle Mass

    By Stephen Hall | In Nutrition | on August 24, 2015

      So you want build some muscle but you’re struggling to add mass? You’re putting the time in the gym, training hard, but nothing. Your weight won’t budge. Soon enough your strength stagnates. You hit a wall and need to get past it. As obvious as it may seem, taking a bit more time to focus […]

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  • Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water soluble vitamin that delivers a multitude of health benefits. It cannot be stored within our bodies, therefore we have to consume it through our diet every day. It helps to protect your body’s cells and ensure they remain healthy. It’s also involved in the production […]

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  • Creatine FAQ | What Does It Do and When To Take It?

    By Gareth Sapstead | In Supplements | on August 23, 2015

    Creatine has long been a supplement popular amongst athletes and recreational lifters, based on scientifically proven effects for goals based around power, strength and gaining muscle mass. It’s produced in the body using the amino acids glycine, arginine and methionine at a rate of about 1-2g per day. It is primarily produced in the liver, […]

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  • No matter how much people try to deny it – cardio can be a great staple protocol for both fat loss and muscle building goals. That’s not implying that everyone should be spending hours a day hammering the treadmill or running until you can no longer breath… unless this is the type of exercise that you […]

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  • Drop Sets | What They Are & How They Build Muscle Mass

    By Jordan Brown | In Training | on August 21, 2015

      If you’re struggling to pack on the muscle mass or your progress is undergoing a plateau, drop sets are something which you should definitely be throwing into your workout! A drop set is an advanced weight training technique where you perform your usual set, but rather than heading straight into your rest once the set […]

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