5 ways to build arm muscle more efficiently

Gaining muscle is usually approached in a holistic manner – after all, the ideal is gaining evenly all over as you progress. But everyone is unique – and sometimes certain areas need more work than others. Often the arms can be neglected – but building strength and condition here can help your overall fitness and core physique. In today’s blog …

Five tips for a toned stomach

It’s a common objective for many at the gym – the toned, flat stomach, washboard abs the six-pack. Whatever you want to call it, a toned, lean midsection can be tricky to achieve – and results require a delicate balance of different techniques and strict dietary control. Here we share expert five tips to help you to work towards a …

Another Three reasons you’re not losing weight

Many people hit the gym specifically with the goal of toning up and losing some weight – but it’s a misunderstood objective. In actual fact lots of men and women find that when they begin to invest time in a solid gym routine their weight increases – but their waistline gets smaller. Where weight loss is needed however there can …

Three types of food to avoid when building muscle

There are so many choices when it comes to eating well and incorporating healthier produce and recipes into your diet – so it’s more useful to know exactly what not to eat when building muscle and bulking up. Here we share three main food groups to avoid when working out to maximise your fitness routine and keep your body fit …

6 reasons to pick up weights

When you think of ways to get lean and reduce body fat, which types of exercise immediately spring to mind? Often we think of cardio as the sure-fire, swiftest way to shape up. But whatever your goals or objectives may be, weight training should also be an essential aspect of your fitness regime. Here we share six reasons to pick …

circuit training

Why is circuit training so effective?

Circuit training is more popular than ever before – and it’s easy to see why. Quick, efficient, high-intensity – this technique has been shown to burn fat, raise metabolism and help the body to build muscle more efficiently. So what makes circuit training so effective, and how could it help you to fulfil your fitness objectives? A universal workout Circuit …

Interval training to maximise your day!

Time. Sometimes it feels like there isn’t enough to fit everything in. First you have to get the kids ready for school, then you have to get to work, then when you get back in it’s time to get dinner ready. Before you know it you’re in bed recharging your batteries ready for the next day. Now try and factor …

deciding on a new rep range

Deciding on a rep range

Getting your rep ranges spot on can make a massive difference to how well you perform in the gym