No Brain, No Gain

16 May, 2019

How to Avoid Unnecessary Soreness in Your Clients.

Alterations in Muscle Metabolism Can Prevent Obesity and Diabetes in Mice

1 May, 2019

Tweaking muscle metabolism can prevent both obesity and the development of diabetes in mice, a study has found.

Fructose: Not As Bad For You As Fruit Is Good For You?

10 April, 2019

Since fruit contains natural fructose, should we consider that to also pose a risk of inflicting liver damage?

Strength Aerobics: Gain The Benefits of Running Without Spending Time on a Treadmill

13 April, 2019

Any of you lifters ever wanted a way to earn the benefits running provides your body without actually, you know, running? Well, there are a couple of ways.

Making Exercise a Habit

15 February, 2019

Here are some best ways to help make exercise an ingrained pattern.

Strong and Stable!? Correlation Found Between Muscle Strength and Cognitive Function

2 March, 2019

A new study from Finland suggests old people with greater muscular strength also tend to have better cognitive function.

Salons or Sun Loungers? The Best Way To Get Your Vitamin D.

28 May, 2019

Whether obtained from the sun, salons, or through supplements, there are pros and cons of all sources of Vitamin D, hence the reason for this blog post to lay those out for you.

BCAA’s Alone Can’t Trigger Maximal Muscle Growth

27 February, 2019

New research coming from the University of Stirling suggests branch-chained amino acids (BCAA’s) are relatively ineffective when taken in isolation.

Endurance for Lifters

16 April, 2019

Strength coaches, you may not think it, but there's a lot you can learn from endurance athletes!

Red or White? The Effect Wine Has On Breast Cancer Risk

13 May, 2019

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, many women can decrease their chances of dying by nearly 50% simply by following modest lifestyle changes.

Confusion Caused By Conflicting Nutrition Messages Only Worsens Health Problems

5 March, 2019

There is no shortage of content you can read relating to what you should be eating to make sure you don’t die of chronic diseases. But is this huge breadth of content really that much use to us when so much of it is conflicting?

Can You Trust Calcium Supplements?

22 May, 2019

After searching back through years of research it seems there are risks you ought to know about.

Overcoming Gymtimidation

18 February, 2019

Here are some things that you may consider before you start trying to figure out how to bust out of that gym contract.

Teens As Inactive As Pensioners!?

21 February, 2019

A recent study has proven many teens are spending as much of their time inactive as many over 60's are.

The Best Acne Remedy?

22 April, 2019

A must-read for any of you battling with acne!

A Positive Mindset Improves Physical Performance

17 March, 2019

Those who tend to dismiss sporting activity as being too difficult physically are the most likely to find exercise is exactly that.

Chia Seeds vs. Flax Seeds

4 April, 2019

Both super high in fibre, both better when ground, but which is superior?

Benefits of Unilateral Training

29 March, 2019

Unilateral training has proven to be a powerful aid for athletic performance, but you don't have to be an athlete to take part in single limb training and feel the benefits.

Exposing The Myth Against Plant Proteins

23 March, 2019

Vegans, here's the proof you've long been waiting to show all those doubting you! The myth of plant-protein inferiority has been broken.

How Your Diet Can Affect Your Sperm Count

26 March, 2019

One for the guys - it turns out that what you eat can have a pretty substantial impact on your sperm count.

How To Train Tall Lifters

25 April, 2019

The size and build of each of your clients should always influence the sessions you plan for them, here's a few pointers on how to maximise the progress of tall clients looking to build muscle.

Weight Gain As A Teen Linked To Increased Stroke Risk As An Adult

14 March, 2019

A recent study published in Neurology and written by Jenny M. Kindblom claims that “the stroke rate has been increasing among young adults even while it has been decreasing for older people”.

Finding the perfect personal trainer

12 February, 2019

As a second generation gym owner, I have watched the personal training industry go from virtual obscurity in the early nineties to the respectable, mainstream career option that it is today.

Coffee Kills Cancer?

31 May, 2019

Research that has taken place following a surprising observation in a Norweigan study suggests coffee consumption may help prevent liver cancer.

Beginners Guide to HIIT

4 May, 2019

Thinking of jumping on the HIIT craze? We don't blame you! It's time efficient and can be effective. But before you do, have a read of this to ensure you do it right.

The Foods That Boost Your Sexual Function

10 May, 2019

Find out what happens within hours of eating the sausage sandwich!

Preventing Disease: Drugs vs. Diet

25 May, 2019

Whether it is relying on mammograms and colonoscopies to prevent deaths from cancer, or trusting drugs to lower cholesterol, it has been found that many people significantly overestimate the power of medication to prevent disease.

The Relationship Between Eggs and Colo-Rectal Cancers

8 March, 2019

In recent years there has been far more evidence uncovered relating to the risk of cancer.

Superbugs in Chicken: Conventional vs. Organic

20 March, 2019

One of the largest concerns to medical experts and indeed everyone else is the emergence of bacterial super-resistance.

A Spicy Fix For Sexual Dysfunction?

19 April, 2019

A single spice has been found to have an impressively beneficial impact

Why Group Training is Popular

1 April, 2019

Eager to get involved in group training but unsure about which class is best for you? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

The Miraculous Benefits Beetroot Provides Athletes

11 March, 2019

Why aren’t we seeing beetroots flying off the shelves at our supermarkets?

Explaining 'The French Paradox’

7 May, 2019

The French are supposedly better at avoiding heart disease than the rest of us despite eating similarly, though there may be a sneaky reason for that!

The Effect Endurance Training Has On Human Skeletal Muscle Memory

7 April, 2019

Some insight into a fascinating study on whether or not regular training induces a 'skeletal muscle memory'.

Can Antiperspirants Cause Breast Cancer?

19 May, 2019

There's strong evidence to suggest we should be thinking carefully about the antiperspirants that we use.

The Psychic Trainer

28 April, 2019

Personal trainers, ever wished there were ways to accurately judge your clients' mindset at the beginning of a session? Here are some tips!

Are Organic Foods Really Superior?

24 February, 2019

Are there actually health benefits that warrant the slightly increased price?

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