Thursday, August 16, 2018

Here’s The Free Stuff You Get With Your London Marathon Medal

The greatest reward when you cross the London Marathon finish line is that you can stop running. Beyond that, however, you can cash...

Five Things That Might Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals

The Problem: Boring Routines “It’s hard enough to get yourself through the gym doors at the best of times, let alone spending 30-40 minutes on...

Weight loss

1. Avoid sugar mixes Think ordering the protein-feast half chicken at Nando’s justifies a cheeky Coke on the side? Think again. A 2017 study published...

Half marathon training

It’s easy to be fooled into thinking that a half marathon is half the challenge of a marathon. That line of thinking is...

How To Do The Inverted Row

The inverted row should be part of everyone’s exercise regime, but if you’re someone who struggles with pull-ups (which is almost everyone) or...

Yoga For Runners: Five Moves To Help You Recover After Long...

Most runners finish a training session knowing that doing some kind of stretching or recovery work is a wise move, but knowing something...

How To Do The Leg Curl

Coach spends a lot of time praising functional exercises, and for good reason: functional training hits multiple muscle groups and joints, and strengthens...

Pump Up Your Pecs With This Cable And Dumbbell Chest Workout

Question: what’s the best way to build a big chest? Pile a load of weight plates on the bar and bench press until...

What Is A Healthy Body Fat Percentage?

In the past men hit the weights room with the primary aim of bulking up, but today the main fitness goal of many...

19 Tips For London Marathon First-Timers

Taking on any marathon for the first time is tricky but the London Marathon is more daunting than most, with 40,000 other runners...

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How To Train For A Triathlon

Marathons? Everyone in the office has done one. Tough Mudder? They don’t even give you a timing chip. For anyone in search of...

How To Do The Rack Pull

If you’ve seen someone doing rack pulls in your gym you might have made the mistake of dismissing them as a poor man’s...

How To Do The Side Lunge

Photograph: Glen Burrows The lunge, and indeed the reverse lunge, are fantastic lower-body exercises, but they have one serious flaw – they only require...

How To Get The Most Out Of Indoor Rowing

Focus on quality “For sustained improvement it’s better to accumulate quality time on the rower,” says Nichol. “Angle the rower towards a mirror to check...

Frozen Fruit And Veg Are Just As Healthy As Fresh Produce

People frequently dismiss the idea of frozen foods being better for you than fresh food. And it’s true that the boxes and bags...