Training Tips For The Final Four Weeks Before The London Marathon

The London Marathon is a month away. One month. If that doesn’t scare you, we’re going to assume you’re not running it. If you are running it, you’re probably thinking two things: "ONE MONTH!”...

Four Football Shooting Drills To Make You A Better Marksman

There are many ways to improve your game in training, but none of them are as fun as shooting drills. And that goes for you whatever your position is. Practising finishing might be...

An AMRAP Workout To Build Strength, Fitness And Mental Toughness

There was a time when the word “gym class” conjured up images of brightly-coloured Lycra and worryingly-orange instructors encouraging you to move your frame to some dodgy music. Thankfully, times have changed. A...

How To Do The Lat Pull-Down

Pull-ups are phenomenal for upper-body strength and building muscle, but they’re hard. Horribly hard. To the point where many people will crap out after just a couple of pull-ups, if that, which can really...

Whey Protein: What It Does And Why You Need It

If you go to gym to lift weights, do cardio or both, or you regularly pound or pedal the pavement for your fitness fix, eating lots of protein will help rebuild and repair...

How To Cope Mentally When The Going Gets Tough In Your Marathon

If you’ve signed up to run a marathon, or really a race of any distance, you’re probably expecting to endure some kind of physical discomfort in the course of completing it, although hopefully...

What Is A Healthy Body Fat Percentage?

In the past men hit the weights room with the primary aim of bulking up, but today the main fitness goal of many is to “get lean” – namely to strip away the...

Entry For Swim Serpentine 2018 Opens Today And It’s First Come First Served

Just as the London Marathon does for runners, and the RideLondon-Surrey 100 sportive does for cyclists, Swim Serpentine stands out as the capital’s premier event for swimmers, with thousands of people taking to...

Fat-Loss Workouts: Three Circuits To Blitz Your Belly

If you want to shift your spare tyre, it’s sometimes tempting to over-complicate matters by trying to be too clever with your training. But as with most things in life, simplicity is the...

Exercise Bike Workouts

We’d wager that the majority of a gym’s stationary bikes get used in one of two ways: either as the cardio kit used to warm up for a weights workout and then to...

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