Titans Tour – Olympic Weightlifting with UKs Finest to Help The Heroes

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Having a passion for Olympic Weightlifting is what keeps my training focused day to day, but I also keep getting the chance to meet up with some of the best guys in the sport and train which is totally gets you fired up to work harder and do more. This month I had the pleasure of spending a couple of …

Self-Confidence: Measure of a good metabolism?

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How is your self-confidence? – ‘The feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment.’ Want some more for yourself? Self-confidence is ‘linked with good psychological health, body image, physical health, and mattering to others; whereas low self-confidence is associated with depression, health problems, and antisocial behavior.’(1) Instinctively we know that improving physical health through good nutrition and exercise results …

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 …

#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 …

Xmas Survival Guide

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So we all like to eat a little more over Christmas, and all know we shouldn’t, I have pulled together two recipes for you to try that will not expand your waistline and a workout for you to do if you slip up accidentally and land head first in a plate of christmas pudding and cream and happen to chew …

Compete for body and health. Nice body but but what can you do with it?

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So we all know we must exercise and eat healthy foods to stay in shape and keep our bodies in good working order, but often this basic incentive does not motivate us enough to get out there and do it. ‘So choose life and compete!’ To remain healthy you should aim for thirty minutes moderate exercise daily but to improve …