How to Keep Fit When Travelling

10 Simple Ways to Keep Fit Whilst Travelling

Let’s face it:

If you’re serious about fitness, travelling can be a real downer.

Sure, it might be necessary, either for work or even just to get away and enjoy yourself with your friends or family, but who in their right mind would want to take a break from working out?

Whilst taking a break or a deload week can prove beneficial, often a ‘short break’ can be the catalyst to a period of demotivation and laziness.

If you want to stay determined and focused at all times, you’ll need to find out how to stay fit whilst travelling.

We’ve rounded up our best travelling fitness tips below: Read More

Muscular Endurance Exercises

The Best Muscular Endurance Exercises

Muscular endurance training is very common among fitness fanatics and athletes.

As the name implies, it is programmed to train muscles to endure more stress – to go for longer.

The aim is to improve the muscles so that they’re able to withstand an amount of constant tension over a period of time.

But…it isn’t that simple.

Different disciplines require different approaches, and this is where endurance exercises vary.

Every exercise program is designed to cater to an individual’s needs or to a certain goal…

A sprinter isn’t going to need the same muscle endurance as a boxer, or as a bodybuilder.

Regardless of your aim, it’s vital in sports training to improve your physical fitness, so just exactly how do you improve your muscle endurance?

We have rounded up the best muscle endurance exercises in this post below.  Read More

How to avoid muscle cramps

How to Avoid Muscle Cramps

It always happens the same way.

You’ll be deep into a workout or out for a run, past the point of no return, and it hits:

Pain.

The sharp, stabbing pain of a muscle seizing up and cramping hard.

Workout ruined.

An old saying goes that, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

We’ve found no truer statement than this when it comes to avoiding muscle cramps.

You might curse your luck when you start cramping up…

But it’s not really luck, is it?

When it comes to muscle cramps, learning how to be smart about your athletic endeavors is essential to making the most of your daily and weekly workouts.

Without further ado, let’s look at the best ways to avoid muscle cramps.  Read More

Gym Preworkout Review

The Best Preworkout Supplements 2018: The Definitive Buyer’s Guide

With the bodybuilding and weightlifting industries being as popular as they are, there are always going to be people like you (and me!) looking for an edge.

However, a lot of companies out there look to take advantage of those that aren’t entirely sure what they’re looking for.

After all, we’re weightlifters – not scientists.

Every pre-workout product will make amazing claims about how they will transform your body.

Needless to say not all beasts (or supplements in this case) are equal.

We decided to take the guess work out of it for you and round up the best preworkouts that actually work.

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Dumbbell Chest Workout

The 9 Best Dumbbell Chest Exercises

Did you know that you can add serious mass and definition solely with chest dumbbell workouts?

You wouldn’t think that these trusty weights alone can do the trick to transform and define your chest muscles, but they really can.

The reason is simple:

Using a range of dumbbell chest exercises can target the inner, outer, lower and upper pectoral muscles, meaning you get both size and shape.

Chest workouts with dumbbells can result in the explosive and powerful muscles you’ve been craving.

Now let’s get to work and learn about 8 of the best dumbbell exercises for building chest muscles.

Check out our post on the best dumbbells if you are struggling to choose.

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Cheap cardio equipment

11 Best Cheap Pieces of Cardio Equipment for the Home

Home cardio equipment:

This might seem like a contradiction to some – after all, most cardio is done outdoors.

However, there are always reasons that people prefer to workout at home:

Ease, weather, location, schedule or other reasons don’t quite accommodate jogging on trails or sprinting in hills.

Home workout equipment can be the perfect way to improve fitness and burn some calories.

Here’s our list of the best cheap home cardio equipment that will get you into great shape in no time at all, provided you put the effort in: Read More