Training

  1. The Reps and Sets Conundrum

    The Reps and Sets Conundrum
    Lets be honest we’ve all been to the gym and completed 3 sets of 10 reps on 4 exercises then left thinking we’ve had an amazing session. However, have you sat back and thought what you’re actually trying to achieve? What are your training goals? Is 3 x 10 suitable and specific?
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  2. Occlusion Training - Get Big With Less Weight

    Occlusion Training - Get Big With Less Weight
    What is Occlusion or Blood flow restriction training? Looking for something new to try to mix up your boring gym routine?  Want to build muscle by lifting less weight? Keen to get an insane pump?  Then try Occlusion training. Occlusion means closure or blockage.  Occlusion training involves limiting the blood supply to the muscle or group of muscle being exercised. ...
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  3. What is HIIT?

    What is HIIT?
    What is HIIT? In basics terms you work maximally for a short period of time then rest. Repeated for 20 mins HIIT can work superbly to aid fat loss while keeping hold of your hard earned muscle. One of the earliest studies, done by researchers at Laval University
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  4. How much protein should you consume?

    How much protein should you consume?
    A frequently asked question in the fitness world is 'How much protein should you consume?' With the help of Qualified Dietician and Natural Bodybuilder Tom Hicks we tackle the question...
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  5. How To Build A Rock Solid Core

    How To Build A Rock Solid Core
    Everybody wants the perfect 6 pack you see on the front cover of magazines. However, achieving a rippling torso isn’t easy. Just think, if it was easy surly everybody would have cheese grater abs.
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  6. When Is The Best Time To Train?

    When Is The Best Time To Train?
    Some people enjoy getting up at the crack of dawn and visiting the gym. Others can’t think of anything worse and decide to tackle the weights room a little later in the day. To help you decide which ones best, we’ve teamed up with Head Sport Scientist and Co-Founder of THE PROTEIN WORKS™ Ross Edgley to look at how your body responds differently to training in the morning or evening.
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  7. Winter Lean Gains

    Winter Lean Gains
    We get iSupp ambassador and fitness model Mathew Tidball's views on bulking and dieting over the winter months...
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  8. Don't be a Christmas Turkey!

    Don't be a Christmas Turkey!
    We understand that Christmas is an occasion to relax and have fun which usually includes indulging and boozing. However, you do not want to undo all your hard work you have put in during one week of madness. By all means relax and live a little but it’s all about sensible choices and earning your treats!
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  9. Fat Loss For Females | Rachel Hobbs

    Fat Loss For Females | Rachel Hobbs
    So what are the best ways to lose fat and get the “toned” bodies many females desire? Primarily to maintain and increase lean muscle mass I would always recommend a women to start resistant training – yes working out with weights! This will not make a woman “bulky” as females simply to do have the high testosterones levels that the species from Mars have!
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  10. The Most Common Gym related Injuries (and how to avoid them)

    The Most Common Gym related Injuries (and how to avoid them)
    Whatever your fitness goals, getting injured surely isn't one of them. In this article we cover the most common gym related injuries and explain how to avoid them.   Two common reasons for gym injuries are: Poor posture during the working day, which eventually weakens your entire musculoskeletal structure. Doing too much too soon in terms of reps and weight. A...
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