Health Snack Alternatives

11 Healthy Substitutes for Unhealthy Snacks That You’ll Love

As Arnold used to say, “if you train like a fool and eat like a champion, you become a champion. But if you train like a champion and eat like a fool, you stay a fool”. Reality isn’t quite as dramatic, but it’s still pretty close.

Most people get cravings for sweet, fatty foods and sometimes it seems impossible to kick those cravings without indulging in the bad food.

But, once you have eaten them unhealthy snacks, do you feel bad or guilty?

I know we do. That’s why we have found healthy snack alternatives to keep you on track.

So, can we kick cravings for unhealthy snacks and still be satisfied from eating healthier substitutes?

Absolutely!

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Best Shoe for Lifting

Best Shoes for Weightlifting & Crossfit for Men

People underestimate the importance and benefits of wearing a good pair of gym shoes for lifting or crossfit. 

They provide support and cushioning to your feet and help stabilise your body. 

If you wear just any shoes to the gym, maybe you should think twice. 

Apart from suffering from delayed onset muscle soreness, have you ever walked away from exercise or a gym session with a pain in your knees, back or hips? A pain that is not related to being a newbie to the gym?

You should take a look at the shoes you are wearing whilst working out.

Think about it, your feet get put through their paces during any workout. They take a hammering from the treadmill, cross trainer, deadlifts and squats. 

Bad footwear can cause damage to the muscle, bones, joints and tissue throughout the body. Long-term effects would mean your fitness goals may be put on hold whilst your body recovers from the damage.

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Eat More Protein

11 Sneaky Ways to Add More Protein to Every Meal

A popular question we get asked is “how much protein should I be consuming daily?

The amount of protein you should be consuming varies depending on each person.

The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) recommends that individuals 19 and older should be receiving 0.8 grams of protein per each kilogram of bodyweight every day.

That’s really low, and if you’re working out regularly, you shouldn’t be afraid to incorporate a lot more.

The minimum that weightlifters should be taking in is 0.8 grams per pound of bodyweight; more is fine, less is not optimal.

Your body needs protein to properly function – but also to build muscle.

Are you getting enough protein?

If you’re struggling to get enough into your current diet then we’re to help.

The following ways for how to add more protein to your meals give you sneaky yet effective ways to ensure your diet is on track.

With these protein-packed tips and you’ll be increasing your muscle mass efficiently and effectively.  Read More

Correct Form for Squats

How to Squat Properly: Everything You Need to Know About Squats

Anybody who is trying to improve their fitness levels, starting an exercise programme or already regularly works out needs to be familiar with the squat. But how do you squat properly?

The squat has many health benefits if performed correctly. It is a functional move and can improve your overall health, it can ensure you gain strength and build muscle.

It is such a productive exercise and works many different muscle groups at one time. It is known as 'The King of Exercise'.

Improper form and techniques can cause injuries and reverse the good results the squat brings. It is ideal to learn and practise the correct form without any weights.

Once you have mastered the correct form, you will be good to go and prevent any future injuries.

We've created this guide to teach you how to squat properly and effectively. You are sure to understand at the end the correct form and all the health benefits that surround squats.

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Best foods for bulking

Best Foods for Bulking: The Ultimate Guide

Bulking and cutting are stages many people go through to gain mass. Essentially bulking up body mass to cut afterwards, would typically gain around 1-2 inches extra of muscle mass.

If done correctly…

The mistakes people make is eating anything and everything they desire when bulking, which leads to gaining a lot of fat. This is the problem.

Don’t worry, we are on hand to help you understand the best foods for bulking.

When you are bulking you need to ensure you are focussing on high-protein foods rather than tucking into numerous takeaways a day.

By eating nutritious foods that are high in proteins, you will keep fat to a minimum.

We have created the ultimate food guide for bulking, foods that should be included in your bulking stage and the best foods for bulking properly.

Not only this, we have catered the list to suit the needs of vegans, vegetarians and pescatarians, lactose-free, gluten-free and people following the paleo diet.

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Mr Hyde Pre Workout Review

Mr Hyde Preworkout Review – NitroX Blue Razz Popsicle

Finding the best pre-workout for yourself can be difficult, there are so many on the market with high standards and expectations.

That is why we have tried, tested and reviewed the top pre-workout brands in 2018.

We want to help you maximise your performance and unleash your inner beast.

Mr Hyde is a pre-workout that has gets a lot of attention in the fitness world. People swear by it, whereas some disagree.

Most people love Mr Hyde and the results they get from using this pre-workout.

For that reason, we have decided to put together this Mr Hyde NitroX review and give you our HONEST thoughts - we tried the blue razz popsicle flavour.

Mr Hyde NitroX claims to be the most effective and extreme pre-workout out there. We reveal ALL in this Mr Hyde Review.

Packed with caffeine, beta-alanine and creatine (which are in most pre-workouts). Designed to support weight-training and push you to your limits.

So does Mr Hyde NitroX actually differ from any other pre-workout? Find out in this honest Mr Hyde pre-workout review...

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