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Protein is for slimmers too

Eating a diet high in protein is usually associated with helping people to gain weight, however, protein can also help slimmers lose weight and eating high quality protein is essential to the body’s overall health. In recent years, high protein diets have been favoured to help people lose weight. These diets are considered extreme by some experts, and it is ... Read More »

Quirky storage ideas for your home gym

It is coming up to that time of year when post-Christmas excess leads many of us to take up expensive gym memberships. We hold the mistaken belief that we will use them regularly in an effort to get fit and lose some inches from around the waist. Often, the result is that we spend an awful lot of money on ... Read More »

How To Get Ready for Your Very First 5K Run

Running can be very rewarding, both physically and mentally. There is some debate as to whether ‘running’ is different to ‘jogging’. Traditionally jogging is a slow paced run, or a fast paced walk, however you want to look at it. I think of them both the same when we’re looking at long distance running. In fact, you may find yourself ... Read More »

Keep Fit and Save Money

Everyone in the world wants to be healthy, fit and stay in shape. However, our hectic lifestyles leave us with little time to spend on our body. Finally, one fine morning, we realize we have outgrown most of our clothes and we decide to spend a good portion of our hard earned money on some lavish fitness centres guaranteeing fast ... Read More »

5 Things You Miss Out On as You Cycle on the Gym Bike

While a thorough workout is certainly an important element of a healthy lifestyle, many people complain that getting enough exercise is difficult when it means making time for gym sessions and finding motivation to workout solo under the fluoro lights of a crowded fitness centre. Well working workouts into your day needn’t be something to dread; in fact, if you ... Read More »

5 things to take with you on your mountain bike trip

A journey on a bicycle is an amazing experience. Not only is it an eco-friendly way to travel, it’s a true test of your willpower. Once you venture out, you are completely self-sufficient, an exciting concept that can easily tour sour if you are unprepared. Unpredictable changes in the weather, a tear in your tyre and a wrong turn in ... Read More »

Workout Myths: Are Sit Ups Actually Good For You?

When most people start at looking to lose weight they think that lots of sit ups will be the way forwards, what couldn’t be easier than doing some abdominal crunches in front of the television each night and watch the fat actually melt away? Sadly this is a well known exercise myth that will leave you with firmer muscles and ... Read More »