Alan is a strength and physique enthusiast and has 26 years' of training experience behind him. He has competed in powerlifting, arm wrestling, bodybuilding and grip strength competitions. He also includes rigorous bodyweight, sprinting and kettlebell training regularly in his routines. He believes in the transformative power of the squat which is (believe it or not) his favourite exercise!
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Fun Friday: How NOT to Workout!

Fun Friday: How NOT to Workout!

We're usually pretty serious about what we do, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. It's Friday so we thought, time for a little fun! Has your gym training programme gone ...

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RÖWO: Sports Therapy

RÖWO: Sports Therapy

Staying healthy for your sport or gym training is of fundamental importance if you want to be the best you can be. Hot and cold therapies are useful methods of preventing aches ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilding Legends – Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilding has progressed immensely since the 1960's and 70's Golden Era. Many bodybuilders made a huge impact at this time and contributed to raising the popularity of this ...

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Handy Cure – Portable Pain Relief Laser Device

Handy Cure – Portable Pain Relief Laser Device

Finding better ways to treat aches and pains is important to athletes and non-athletes alike. The Handy Cure is a unique device that treats your pains with four energy sources: ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Laura Creavalle

Bodybuilding Legends – Laura Creavalle

Acquiring the qualities of size, symmetry and definition is a challenge for all bodybuilders. Next up in our Bodybuilding Legends series is Laura Creavalle one bodybuilder who ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Eugen Sandow

Bodybuilding Legends – Eugen Sandow

Our ninth character in the Bodybuilding Legends series takes us right back into the nineteenth century, to the roots of bodybuilding. A confident and charismatic man known as ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Bill Pearl

Bodybuilding Legends – Bill Pearl

Every serious bodybuilding fan should know the name Bill Pearl. One of the most outstanding bodybuilders ever, this four times Mr Universe is one of the greatest champions who has ...

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Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness

Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness

Title: Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness Author: Robert Cheeke Year: 2010 Publisher: Healthy Living Publications Synopsis: Information and advice is given on how to ...

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Forgotten Secrets of the Old Time Strongmen

Forgotten Secrets of the Old Time Strongmen

Title: Forgotten Secrets of the Old Time Strongmen Author: Dave Yarnell Year: 2008 Publisher: Createspace Synopsis: The training strategies and nutrition choices of ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Rachel McLish

Bodybuilding Legends – Rachel McLish

One of the greatest female bodybuilders of the twentieth century was Rachel McLish. Lean, symmetrical and well proportioned, this beautiful bodybuilding superstar set the ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Cory Everson

Bodybuilding Legends – Cory Everson

This stunning  world-class, American bodybuilder is the only undefeated (6 time) Ms Olympia competitor in female bodybuilding history. Often called the female Arnold ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Tom Platz

Bodybuilding Legends – Tom Platz

"The Quadfather", "Quadzilla", and "The Golden Eagle" were all nicknames given to Tom Platz, one of the most distinct and charismatic characters in competitive bodybuilding ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Bob Paris

Bodybuilding Legends – Bob Paris

Bob Paris was one of the greatest bodybuilders to compete in professional bodybuilding in the 1980's and 90's. Often compared to the legendary Steve Reeves, this intelligent ...

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King Squat: Rise to Power

King Squat: Rise to Power

Title: King Squat: Rise to Power Author: Dave Yarnell Year:  2010 Publisher: Createspace Synopsis: The history of squatting is explored from the early 1900's to the ...

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Interview with Sonny Webster

Interview with Sonny Webster

Many athletes dream of competing in the Olympic Games. This dream became a reality in 2016 for talented British weightlifter Sonny Webster. Only 23 years old, this determined ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Reg Park

Bodybuilding Legends – Reg Park

The third character to feature in Keep Fit Kingdom's Bodybuilding Legends series is British bodybuilder Reg Park. Three times Mr Universe winner and the first bodybuilder on the ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Steve Reeves

Bodybuilding Legends – Steve Reeves

Standing over six feet tall with a massive 52 inch chest, powerful 18 inch arms and a tiny 29 inch waist, you can see why Steve Reeves was one of the greatest bodybuilders to walk ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Frank Zane

Bodybuilding Legends – Frank Zane

Ask any serious bodybuilder to name his favourite bodybuilders, chances are Frank Zane will be mentioned. In Bodybuilding Legends - Frank Zane, we take a look at this legendary ...

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Sonny Webster Lifts Solid At Rio!

Sonny Webster Lifts Solid At Rio!

The Rio Games came around fast and went just as quickly, but is far from forgotten! Weightlifter Sonny Webster recently represented Great Britain in the Olympics. He achieved a ...

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5 Awesome Olympic Weightlifter Physiques!

5 Awesome Olympic Weightlifter Physiques!

So, the Rio Olympics has recently come and gone! Not sure about you, but watching the weightlifters perform at this elite level must be an inspiration to anyone who loves lifting ...

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