T-Bar Row

The T-Bar Row is probably one of the lesser known exercises for the back. There are specific machines for this exercise but you wont usually find them in your average gym and most people don’t know how to set up this great exercise, here I’ll show you how. You’ll need a V grip, an Olympic bar and a corner to put it in. Continue Reading →

Dead lift

Dead lifts are a great exercise and very versatile to, great for mass building and weight loss (depending on the amount of weight you lift, tempo & reps etc).

There has always been a bit of a debate about on which day to you use them, you will find that some trainers will argue that they should be used on a legs day and some will say back day. Continue Reading →

Body Weight Exercises

Body Weight Exercises are great as they can be done any where any time. You don’t need a gym membership and you don’t need to commit to any schedule.

A great measurement of relative strength, you’ll see a lot of big guys in the gym throwing around the 45kg dumbbells who put to the test wouldn’t be able to perform 1 chin up with their own body weight. Continue Reading →

Another 20 minute Workout

This is a guest post by Jenny Man

Are you too busy with no time to go to the gym?  To be fit and healthy doesn’t mean you have to spend hours exercising.  You’ll be surprised how much you can achieve in as little as 20 minutes with just your own body weight.  To save valuable time, superset exercises i.e. perform exercises back to back without any rest.  Note: Supersets are best performed with exercises that use opposing muscle groups or totally different muscle groups, so you don’t pre-fatigue any muscles unnecessarily. Each exercise is performed with fresh un fatigued muscles.  E.g.  Push up – Chest followed by Squat jumps – hamstrings, glutes, lower back. Continue Reading →

Stretching

The debate about stretching seems to be a never ending one. Also the advice from health professionals seems on stretching seems to change faster than the British weather! So what I want to do is barge in with my to cents worth and tell you what I think. Continue Reading →