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Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to strength training, more is not always better. In fact, fewer training sessions per week are sometimes better than more. The balance between training and rest is crucial, and if you out-train your ability to recover, your progress will soon grind to a halt. When planning your next training cycle, consider reducing rather than increasing training frequency. Who knows, you might discover that you get better results from doing less and not more.

Cardio training is widely considered an essential element to any weight loss program. The term "Cardio", however, actually captures a very broad range of exercise styles. Some of these are ideal for people returning to exercise or just beginning a weight loss program, while others are for more advanced athletes. No matter your fitness level, it's important to include a wide range of these variations in your training.

Outdoor fitness training offers a well-needed pick-me-up to the same monotonous exercise routines. While training outdoors offers many physical benefits, it is important to be properly prepared for fitness training conducted in a more open environment. Following these 4 simple tips will ensure that you are able to make the most out of your outdoor fitness training.

Whether you are looking for a long-term workout to improve your wellbeing or just need an active break from your hard workouts, this is the plan for you. Treat it as therapy and make sure you leave several reps in the bank at the end of each set. You should leave the gym feeling better than when you arrived and that means looser joints, more mobile muscles, and more energy!

When training becomes a monotonous activity and the body ceases to respond to your usual stimuli or stagnation, you need to change. Sticking to the same exercises is the reason you experience plateaus in performance, so try out these 5 training swaps to further challenge your body and to keep progressing at a steady rate.

If you want to run well and stay injury free, regular strength training should also be part of your workout schedule. Strength training workouts can make you a better, more complete runner so that you can keep on running for years to come.

If you're one of the many people with a weight loss goal beginning from the new year, these tips and tricks will help you get your nutrition on track. The hardest part about weight loss is knowing what works and what doesn't - there is a lot of clashing information out there, so we have come up with 10 tips to help you on your way.

Your first month in the gym is usually filled with excitement, enthusiasm and learning new exercises while you rapidly progress. The sad story is eventually this rate of gain will slow down, so more advanced exercises and training modalities are required to continue progressing.

Stuck in an exercise rut? Try these 10 different variations on the lunge, suitable for both men and women, and watch that booty grow! 

21st Sep 2016

The PreWorkout Pump

If you lift weights, at some point you will have experienced the pump. The pump certainly makes your muscles bigger but is it important for long term muscle growth?

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