Tag: muscles

New stimulus is essential when you’re trying to pack some muscle onto your frame. Adding new and different exercises to your training program helps to produce ...

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Isn’t it nice to have your muscles pampered and softened after a strenuous workout? You might not have unlimited access to your own personal massage therapist, ...

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After an intense workout it’s easy to re-rack the weights and head straight for the shower, but by skipping the stretching stage of your workout you'll likely ...

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Foam rolling has rapidly increased in popularity over the last few years. Lots of foam rollers have appeared on the market and it seems you’re almost spoilt ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: a name that is recognised in every nation on the globe. This is the man who’s singularly had the biggest impact on bodybuilding making ...

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Have you ever wanted to become a bear? Ever wanted to access your inner spirit animal? Well, you're out of luck because I can't help you with either of those, ...

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Franco Columbu should need no introduction to hardcore bodybuilding fans. The massive muscles on his small  5'5" frame and distinct upper pec development made ...

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Tight hip flexors are a common problem, especially if you're spending a lot of time in a seated position. When seated, your hip flexor muscles are in a ...

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Developing the hamstrings should be a major part of any well-rounded training or health program. A combination of strength and flexibility training is ideal ...

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I’m a big advocate of the Mediterranean diet simply because it’s both nutritious and delicious. Whilst olive oil and tomatoes may spring to mind, pomegranates ...

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Today I bought a bunch of sunflowers,  favourites due to their cheerful yellow colour. But that’s not all I love about them, they produce excellent snacks; ...

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CrossFit is an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. With sessions lasting up to 30 minutes, it’s a perfect mix of short but intense periods of movement which ...

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Plyometrics ('jump' or 'shock' exercises) are defined as “exercises where muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, aiming to increase power and ...

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Potentially the most powerful member of the fungi kingdom, the chaga mushroom or 'Inonotus obliquus', contains possibly the greatest medicinal properties of ...

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It's that time of week again, where I unleash further ramblings about a different kind of yoga. This time, Hatha Yoga is under the spotlight. The word 'Hatha' ...

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