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  1. Why You Should Make Core Exercises a Priority

    Why You Should Make Core Exercises a Priority
    Core training. What do we even mean by this? Some of us think core training and instantly think of ab crunches and sit-ups. However, there is far more to it than that. A well-trained core does not necessarily correlate to a six pack, and is more than being just about the abdominals. The core includes the stabilising muscles of the body
  2. 5 Steps to Creating a Studio Weights Class at Home

    5 Steps to Creating a Studio Weights Class at Home
    Ever been to a studio weights workout class? Whether that’s yes or no, now’s the time to know all about emulating this stellar full body weight training workout at home. Using just a lightweight studio barbell with weight plates, you can train your whole body without needing tons of space to do so. Plus, the equipment won’t break the bank,
  3. How to take your workout on holiday

    How to take your workout on holiday
    Holidays offer a much-needed opportunity to relax, spend time with loved ones and simply get away from it all. It also offers the opportunity to over-indulge, which we all know is not a bad thing once in a while. But for the fitness conscious among us, we also want to ensure we don’t let our fitness completely deplete whilst we
  4. Barbells – What Should I Buy for Home?

    Barbells – What Should I Buy for Home?
    Whether you’re completely new to weight training, or have been doing it for a while at a class or gym, you’ll agree that the variety of equipment out there is vast! So if you’ve decided it’s time to train at home (a great choice), what do you choose?     What’s the difference between Standard, Olympic and Studio barbells? Place a Standard and Olympic
  5. Tips For Working Out In The Summer Heat

    Tips For Working Out In The Summer Heat
    With summer fast approaching, and bringing the hot weather with it (hopefully!), you may have been thinking of taking your training outdoors to make the most of the sun. It’s true, summer can be the best motivation for you to hit your fitness goals and ramp up your regime. But if you’re only used to exercising within the confinement of
  6. Which Exercise Bike Is Best For You?

    Which Exercise Bike Is Best For You?
    Placing less stress on your joints than some other equipment options, exercise bikes are the cardio machine of choice for a lot of fitness fanatics. But how do you distinguish between an upright, recumbent, racer and air bike, and which one should you be buying? Keep reading for our low-down on indoor cycling machines…   UPRIGHT EXERCISE BIKES Generally the most popular type
  7. 5 Exercise Ideas for Partners

    5 Exercise Ideas for Partners
    Whilst the idea of a romantic meal out, or a quiet night in with a takeaway may sound enticing this Valentine’s Day, they don’t have to derail your plans to get fit this year! Exercising with another person can be motivating, energising and fun, so why not combine your fitness and relationship with these intimate, but sweat-inducing exercises? Grab your
  8. Which strength training machine is for you?

    Which strength training machine is for you?
    Knowing what to buy when it comes to strength training machines can be a bit of a minefield. Multi-gyms, smith machines, power cages, leverage systems. What’s what, and which one should you be buying? Read on for our explanation of the different types of strength apparatus to help you demystify the options. Multi-gyms Multi-gyms will look very familiar to anyone who’s been
  9. New Year’s Resolution Flailing? This may be why…

    New Year’s Resolution Flailing? This may be why…
    As we near the start of February, talk of New Year’s resolutions is often waning, or perhaps even forgotten. At the beginning of January, many of us are full of gusto, eager to achieve our fitness goals. It’s a new year, which means a new you. You can do anything! Right? So why is it that come mid-January, so many
  10. New Fitness Trends to Try in 2018

    New Fitness Trends to Try in 2018
    The start of a new year is usually accompanied by a host of trends that take the health and fitness world by storm, and this year is no different. From new and exciting workouts, to events you can’t miss, 2018 is going to be a sweaty year! Here’s our predictions of what’s set to be big this year that you

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