July 13, 2015
We were pretty suspicious when the dad bod craze came out this year. Taste in women has always been a subjective, fluctuating thing. Some men like big butts (and they cannot lie), some like slim waists, big thighs, dainty feet, some just like big, big, beautiful, milky, round... eyes.
Throughout the course of history, woman on the other hand have been pretty consistent. From the days of ancient Greece it's been a case of show me the muscle, not too much, just enough to look like you care.
June 30, 2015
What Are Enzymes?
Enzymes are not just about digestion (digestive enzymes), they are necessary for every biological process (metabolic enzymes) in the body; low enzyme function leads to impaired energy production and degenerative diseases over time. Eating healthy and following a rigorous exercise protocol may not necessarily be enough to ensure healthy enzyme function, as other factors such as chronic stress (leading to sympathetic dominance), lack of sleep, low production of stomach acid, ...
June 26, 2015
Is it time to take your swinging to the next level?
May 29, 2015
What Is It?
Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid produced in the liver and formed as a result of normal protein metabolism (in other words, it’s a natural substance!), from 3 amino acids: L-arginine, glycine and L-methionine. It is present in living tissue (over 90% is found in skeletal muscle) and supplies energy to cells all over the body - creatine is particularly important for muscular contraction. The ability of creatine to minimise protein breakdown, hydrate and provide energy for th...
March 16, 2015
Can music change the way you lift, the speed of the bar, the tempo? Of course it can, Jake Hartley discovers just how much... read more
February 11, 2015
We speak to one of the UK's most respected S&C coaches about becoming stronger for your chosen sport... read more
January 19, 2015
As trainer for One Direction and Five Seconds of Summer, Mark Jarvis has more experience than most when it comes to managing health and exercise around a gruelling work schedule... read more
December 08, 2014
We give it to you straight on BCAA supplements and why they're a waste of your time and money... read more
December 01, 2014
The deadliest is perhaps the truest test of raw strength and it requires no small amount of skill to perform the lift safely. Jake Hartley of Barbell Hart gives his tips on how to chase the big numbers without slipping a disc... read more.
November 24, 2014
Sleep, do you understand how much your body needs it? Find out why sleep quality should be on everyone's priority list... read more