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  1. Shake it up!

    Shake it up!
    Protein isn't just for big bodybuilders, as Carly Yue reveals... What do you think when I say 'protein shake'? Huge tubs of powders that taste terrible and are downed by blokes with bulging biceps? Hmmm. Think again. Move over muscle men. Protein supplements are for girls too. Ladies who want to get slimmer, fitter and stronger, read on! There's a huge demand
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  2. NEW! Bowflex MAX Trainer: The ultimate 14-Minute Total Body Workout

    NEW! Bowflex MAX Trainer: The ultimate 14-Minute Total Body Workout
    Looking for great total-body results but struggling to find the time to train? Look no further than the revolutionary new MAX Trainer from the creative minds at Bowflex. After years of research and development, these geniuses have combined the power of ellipticals and steppers to create a one-of-a-kind machine that delivers max results in just 14 minutes. And it makes you
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  3. Guest Blog: Bowflex MAX Trainer M5 - "I Fell in Love"

    Guest Blog: Bowflex MAX Trainer M5 - "I Fell in Love"
    With the revolutionary Bowflex MAX Trainer soon to arrive in the UK - exclusively at Fitness Superstore - Brooke Birmingham, now a US Fitness Blogger after losing 12 stone in weight, tells us why she loves the Bowflex MAX Trainer M5... [caption id="attachment_823" align="alignleft" width="131"] Brooke Birmingham[/caption] When I’m not suffering an ankle injury, I really do enjoy working out. There’s just
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  4. Mr T Lookalike Visits Fitness Superstore!

    Mr T Lookalike Visits Fitness Superstore!
    We got a real treat at Fitness Superstore Head Office yesterday when Mr T stopped by to visit our showroom! We had to look twice before realising it was actually John, the UK’s best Mr T lookalike and soundalike. As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2010 and part of the famous Chippendoubles act, it was great fun to have him
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  5. Guest Blog: Weight Loss - The Misleading Term

    Guest Blog: Weight Loss - The Misleading Term
    We welcome Rolandas Malinausakas, PT and British Natural Bodybuilding Vice-Champion, who takes a look at weight loss and how to approach this correctly… Weight loss can almost be considered a trend. Certainly amongst my female friends, weight loss and dieting seem to be a constant factor for one or more of them at any given time. While there's no doubt that
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  6. From the PT's Mouth: The Power of Protein

    From the PT's Mouth: The Power of Protein
    [caption id="attachment_641" align="alignleft" width="132"] Carly Yue[/caption] Why are we fat? In the UK, around 60% of the population is overweight and is it any surprise? When you walk into a supermarket, what do you see? Walls of highly calorific, intensely processed foods, tweaked by chemicals designed to make us want more. This is what many people in Britain actually eat. Glide down
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  7. Feeling Hot? How to Work Out in the Heat Wave

    Feeling Hot? How to Work Out in the Heat Wave
    Everyone’s talking about the heat wave that’s swept the country this week. With temperatures reaching a scorching 40 degrees on centre court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, the rather unexpected weather is quite the hot topic at the moment. Wednesday is set to not only be the hottest day of the year, but also the hottest day in ten years. Phew! OK,
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  8. Guest Blog: The Spartan Race – My Journey Continues

    Guest Blog: The Spartan Race – My Journey Continues
    Our very own Spartan, Justin - manager of our Leeds store – tells us about the latest leg of his Spartan Sprint adventure… As some of you may remember, I took on my first Spartan Race in September last year. Well and truly bitten by the Spartan bug, I decided one Race wasn’t enough! After that first race, the buzz of
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  9. Why You Need an Elliptical Cross Trainer In Your Life

    Why You Need an Elliptical Cross Trainer In Your Life
    Whether you’re already familiar with elliptical cross trainers, or barely know much about this form of cardio workout, there’s a whole load of reasons why they’re pretty fantastic. Not convinced? Take a look at our top 5 reasons why we love the elliptical cross trainer… First things first… what exactly is an elliptical? An elliptical - or cross trainer – is one
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  10. Guest Blog: Barbell Squats Vs. Leg Machines - Which is Best?

    Guest Blog: Barbell Squats Vs. Leg Machines - Which is Best?
    What’s better? Barbell squats or leg resistance machines? We welcome Rolandas Malinausakas, PT and British Natural Bodybuilding Vice-Champion, who takes a look at the pros and cons of each… Barbell squats are the king of resistance exercises. You can see why barbells are great when you look at their diverse range of benefits, such as toning your backside and legs, reducing
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