• Back Training 101 | The 6 Best Back Strengthening Exercises

    By Christopher Tack | In Training | on August 9, 2015

    I love Back Day. I spend at least one session per week focusing on as many of the different aspects of this area; as diligent on each as I am on my pectorals or my deltoids. However, there are lots of variable aspects to back training. We are dealing with different tissues, different angles and different […]

  • The Paleo diet is arguably one of the healthiest diets around, and it’s popularity in the fitness industry has grown exponentially in recent years. The principal behind it is to eat what the human body was designed to eat, without any processed junk. The idea was originally proposed by nutritionist Loren Cordain. Modern day food is […]

  • Vitamin D has consistently been a hot topic due to the fantastic health benefits it can provide! It can be found naturally in small amounts within a small array of foods, including oily fish such as herring, sardines, tuna and mackerel [1]. To make this essential vitamin more available to the everyday consumer, foods such as […]

  • The 7 Best Supplements for CrossFit Athletes

    By Mr Protein | In CrossFit, Supplements | on August 7, 2015

    Crossfit is all about strength, power and high-intensity output. One Crossfit workout (WOD) has the effect of completely destroying your muscle fibres. Diet and supplementation are essential to get you back in the game and take you to the upper level. Without them you will never be able to overcome your plateau. In this article […]

  • How To Eat Healthy On The Go | What To Eat & Tips

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on August 7, 2015

    Travelling can make it a little bit harder to eat healthily on the go, especially if you are restricted on what you can buy or bring with you – but that shouldn’t stop you from reaching your goals. Depending on how you are travelling, here are some simple yet effective hacks I have found really […]

  • 8 Gym Bag Essentials For Women Who Lift

    By Sarah Curran | In Women's Supplements | on August 7, 2015

    A woman’s gym bag carries some of the most important accessories to assist in reaching her ultimate fitness goal. Random hair clips, hair bands and face-wipes definitely help with the maintenance side of things – but training accessories are second to none when it comes to exceeding your potential every time you enter the gym. […]

  • CrossFit Training | Power Clean Form and Technique

    By Danielle Reynolds | In CrossFit, Training | on August 6, 2015

    The power clean is used in lots of strength programs as well as CrossFit. It is an Olympic lift and uses more muscles than most lifts, which means a greater impact in a shorter amount of time! When you power clean, not only are you building muscle, but you’re also improving your coordination, movement speed […]

  • 5 Foam Roller Exercises for Better Flexibility

    By Christopher Tack | In Training | on August 5, 2015

    You may have seen the foam roller floating around your local gym or on the shelves of your local supermarket. You may also have seen the tortured expressions of pain on the faces of those who endure all that the foam roller has to offer. These individuals contort their bodies in such a way to […]