Half marathon training

It’s easy to be fooled into thinking that a half marathon is half the challenge of a marathon. That line of thinking is a shortcut to a truly gruelling experience when you come...

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...

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...

Cardio workouts

Cardiovascular training involves any form of exercise that increases your heart rate in order to improve your body’s ability to use oxygen. While typically performed in a dedicated exercise setting such as a...

Pump Up Your Pecs With This Cable And Dumbbell Chest Workout

Question: what’s the best way to build a big chest? Pile a load of weight plates on the bar and bench press until you’re blue in the face, right? Wrong. To add chest...

Try The 30-Day Squat Challenge To Shed Fat And Build Functional Muscle

If you really put your mind to it, the list of things you can achieve in a month is almost endless. You can get a working knowledge of a new language, or become...

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...

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...

Weight loss

1. Avoid sugar mixes Think ordering the protein-feast half chicken at Nando’s justifies a cheeky Coke on the side? Think again. A 2017 study published in the journal BMC Nutrition found that having a sugar-sweetened...

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