From The Gym To the Pool: The Benefits Of Swimming

Moving away from the gym for this post – swimming is a well known as a brilliant all-round full body exercise and workout. Recommended by many fitness experts and personal trainers, going for a swim benefits the body and the kind, and is fun as well. Further, you can...

Bicep Exercises That Are An Alternative To Curls

Whenever biceps, and bicep exercises, are mentioned, the first exercise – and the traditional go to get impressive biceps – that springs to mind are curls. However, to improve your biceps, there are many other exercise that can be utilised, and which can be used to mix up your...

Things To Consider About the Gym Before Arriving At The Gym

So you have decided to alter your lifestyle. You have decided to get fit and healthy, and have joined a gym. That is a great start – but before starting out on the spin machines and the weights, there are just a few things to consider and plan… As...

Military Fitness II: For Civilians

Following on from Part I Military Fitness; Not Just Gym Training, aside from gym circuits, it is the whole lifestyle and ethos of the military that encourages and develops a very high level of fitness, and an overall dedication to a healthy lifestyle. After making the conscious decision for...

Military Fitness: Not Just Gym Training

It goes without saying that in the military, all personnel need to have high levels of physical fitness. The high levels of physical fitness required are the result of many factors. Firstly, gym and circuit training, timed runs, assault courses and outdoor activities – all under the eagle eyes...

Common Workout Mistakes For Beginners

Following on from a previous post on Suggested Workouts for Beginners, it can be bewildering for those just stating at the gym. Similarly, it can be a lifestyle shock at first for those returning to the gym after a lengthy absence. In conjunction, with the initial post, here are...

Autumn Recipes – With Pumpkin Spice

As the days shorten, the leaves fall, the temperature drops – and Autumn has arrived. It is at this time of year that Starbucks has their annual tradition of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. To mark Autumn, here are two recipes inspired by the humble Pumpkin Spice Latte. As well...

Suggested Workouts For Beginners

After many broken New Year Resolutions, after many failed promises to yourself and others, finally they have had that change of mindset, that change of lifestyle. You are finally going to get in shape and get fitter. Whether you are a complete novice, or jumping back into the gym...

Nine Tips To Get Rid Of Stubborn Fat (2): From Rest To Stress

Fat loss is a common theme for many at the gym. Fat loss has derived a multi million pound series of businesses dedicated to helping people lose fat, and lose weight. In the first part, Nine Tips To Get Rid Of Stubborn Fat: From Protein To Weights, four of...