Mr Olympia is one of the world’s most prestigious competitions in bodybuilding, organised by the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB). Over the years, many high profile names have been crowned winners, including Arnold Schwarzenegger who dominated in the 1970s. Continue reading “History of Mr Olympia”
Building muscle is the name of the game for most weightlifters, but achieving this goal requires taking various factors into account.
Coconut oil has been recently making a name for itself amongst health circles, where it’s steadily hurtling towards superfood status. Research might still be in its infancy, but this wonder oil is already proving to come loaded with health benefits.
A YouGov survey from last year found that almost half of Brits want to lose weight. Yet, shedding the pounds is often easier said than done, especially when you don’t know how to go about it, or you’re confronted with the latest faddy, celebrity-endorsed diets that typically don’t work. Continue reading “Simple Tips to Help you Lose Weight”
Exercise is most associated with helping to keep the body in good physical shape – it can lower blood pressure, burn calories, maintain heart health and keep joints supple. Yet, the benefits of exercise can extend to promoting a healthy mind as well. Continue reading “How Fitness can Help Clear your Mind”
No exercise routine is complete without squat movements incorporated into it. Although many people think squat routines focus on the legs only, they actually give the body a complete workout. Continue reading “The Perfect Squat”
When it comes to parts of the body that we’re most unhappy with, the stomach tends to take the lead. One survey found that 65% of female respondents rated their tummy as their least favourite bit of the body. It’s not just women who feel this way; four out of five men surveyed detest their beer bellies. Continue reading “Top Stomach Exercises”
Sizzling sausages and juicy steaks: they’re the mainstay ingredients of any summer BBQ, but if you’re watching your waistline and counting calories, fat-laden grills will be off the menu. Yet, a summer isn’t a summer without a BBQ, and just because you’re trying to eat healthily doesn’t mean to say you have to decline every BBQ invite. If a BBQ is on the cards this summer, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a guilt-free feast without packing on the pounds. Here are a few options to consider: Continue reading “Top Tips to Staying Healthy at a BBQ”
Many bodybuilders promote the benefits of protein shakes to help provide the body with the correct amount of protein. When today’s busy lifestyle leaves insufficient time to prepare fresh meals, it can be difficult to ingest the appropriate nutrition through food alone – this is where protein shakes come in.
If you enjoy cycling but don’t like dodging the traffic or pedalling in the rain, indoor cycling classes, or spin sessions, will be right up your street. Continue reading “What you Need to Know Before your First Spinning Session”