I turned up with absolutely nothing at my very first gym visit, apart from the clothes I was wearing. And I felt silly, mainly because I was missing out! I had no idea what to put in a gym bag at first, but some of the best gym bag essentials for beginners I outline below
The problem with having so many different diets is that it’s really hard to know which ones are healthy, which ones are good for weight loss, and which types of diets are best-suited to your needs. It gets worse when you have social media rife with “influencers” promoting diet types that aren’t actually healthy. Sure,
There are a lot of different bars at the gym. Straight bars, short bars, skinny barbells and bent bars! What do all these lifting bars do? In this article, we look at the different types of barbells and their uses; explain what they are and how to use them in your workouts. List of all
A machine is normally the go-to exercise choice for a preacher curl substitute but in this article, we don’t want to give you machines as the best preacher curl alternative but show you how to do preacher curls at home without a bench, using dumbbells, barbells, and resistance bands. We also explore the criteria that
In this preacher curl vs bicep curl showdown, we look at both exercises. There’s more to the function of the biceps than you might think. Are you looking for bicep peak, thickness, or both? Is strength your priority, or is it general fitness and toning? Let’s jump in and clear it up. What is the
Picking out the best home gym flooring can be an absolute nightmare! When you add in the frustrations of buying all the other home gym equipment you need, it can be a really frustrating experience. However, whether you need gym mats for a basement or the top cushioned gym flooring, I’ve got you (and your
As a Paratrooper in the British Army (9 para RE), personal trainer for over 20 years, and author of multiple books and courses on the topic of resistance band training I know the difficulty involved in choosing the best resistance band workout routine with so many options being out there. If you are looking to
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Running and jogging on a treadmill is great for burning calories, but exercise on a rowing machine will give you a full body workout while an elliptical is somewhere in between.
These are just the basics, learn about the other pros and cons of the rowing machine vs treadmill vs elliptical in this article
What does creatine do to your body really?
How does creatine work, and if anything, what is creatine good for? Or is CrM simply a useless molecule that is bad for you, being pushed on us by the big supplement companies?
The best home exercise equipment ultimate guide!
We list the best overall cardio and resistance workout equipment you MUST have for your home gym fitness routines (and what can be added if you are not restricted by a compact space or money).
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What are the ZMA benefits and side effects, and does ZMA really work?
If it does, why take ZMA vs zinc and magnesium separately?
Find out what the real pros and cons about this supplement, if it is suitable for you, or if the recommended ZMA dosage is just plain dangerous!
Some clever small space home office gym combo ideas for desks and chairs.
From the best height adjustable desk converter to luxury ergonomic home office chairs that massage you.
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PING! There goes the snap as the latex breaks and the end of the band flies off and hits you in the face. But how long do resistance bands last until this happens? The answer to this varies heavily on whether you look after them properly or not. It could be years or months. And