How to Set a Strength Training Goal

How to Set a Strength Training Goal

Setting a strength training goal is just like any other goal. Have you heard of SMART goals? SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely. To set yourself a SMART goal you break it down between these categories. This can be great fun...
How much weight should you lift?

How much weight should you lift?

How much weight you should be lifting very much depends on your goal and the level of strength and size of muscle you want to achieve. For long, lean muscle the ideal rep range is ¬†around 12, so keep that number in mind. If you are training to get ‘big’...
Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Why sit ups wont give you a six-pack

Many people force themselves to do multiple sit ups every day in order to achieve a six-pack, but the bad news is that they are wasting their time. This is a common exercise myth and if it was that simple we would all have sculpted abs akin to Greek gods and...
Metabolic circuits and why they are good for you

Metabolic circuits and why they are good for you

A metabolic circuit is simply circuit training with the emphasis being on exercises which boost the metabolism. Also known as pro-metabolic training, these work outs are an essential part of any exercise regime as they burn fat in all areas. They are classed as high...
30 Green Veg and Why They are Good for You

30 Green Veg and Why They are Good for You

Green vegetables! Hate broccoli or spinach (my personal favourites actually!) Рthere is still no excuse for not eating green veg, here are 30 to choose from: Broccoli Savoy Cabbage Kale Celery Asparagus Brussels sprouts Green beans Artichoke Leeks Napa cabbage...