10 Secrets to improve your physique from a Bodybuilders playbook Part 2

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So after reading part one of this two-part series to improve your physique you should now working in the right rep ranges, have figured out where your weakness are and be using the most relevant exercises for your goal? Whilst also paying much better attention to your nutrition and recovery? If you missed part one read it HERE Lets move …

10 Secrets to improve your physique from a Bodybuilders playbook Part 1

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So you want the magical answers that turn you from an average human to a beautiful specimen of life? Don’t we all!!! Whatever your training background or preference when looking to improve your body composition it is worth listening a bodybuilder. They dedicate their time creating a symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing body with consistent nutrition and training. The typical image of a bodybuilder is that of …

Ramadan special Iftar recipe – Kushaf/Koshaf

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A traditional Ramadan dish from Egypt eaten as Iftar – when breaking the fast as an alternative to dates and water. It consists of a variety of dried fruits and nuts soaked in milk and/or juice. High in carbohydrates and healthy fats if made with milk offers a good source of protein too, this is a great rehydration drink after the fasting …

#ramadanproblems – Top Tips to survive Ramadan as a fitness freak

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#ramadanproblems Sparked a flurry of twitter comments and musings, some hated it and some loved it for me it highlighted a  community of people who may not be optimising their training during the fast inspiring me to write about it…  What is Ramadan? The  9th month of the Islamic calendar; when Muslims worldwide fast during daylight hours, sunrise to sunset for 29 or …

10 Tips to lose the January Bulge

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If you are feeling a little rotund since christmas you can start chipping away at removing your spare tyre by following the advice below. Avoiding crash diets and extreme calorie cutting ensures you will not rebound in size when you stop dieting.  Add 20-30 minute of extra cardio 6 days a week be it a 20 minute walk when I …