We like Rocky. Who doesn’t? What we like especally, are the amazing montages, the 80s music makes them even better. Because while the film series never really shows Rocky knocking back a protein shake, or indeed working on his nutrition, it does show him working out.
Ever wondered whether it is actually a good workout or not? Well we have come up with a quiz to see how clued up you are on the ways of the Italian Stallion, and to see if you really know your stuff.
Make sure you share your results, even if, like Creed, Clubber Lang, Drago, and the lad in Rocky V, you do poorly.
The squat is one of the staple movements in most, if not all workout plans. Whether you’re building all out power, building muscle mass or improving athletic performance, the squat is one of the big 3 that should be used.
Although the squat is such a popular exercise, it does come under a lot of scrutiny in how it could be performed. Every aspect of the squat is thrown into question, how deep should I go? Where do my hands need to be? How wide should my stance be? Where do I point my toes?
No one wants to look like a moron at the gym. Yet, so often, we fail in this simple quest. But why?
Well, we can’t answer that to be honest. If you fall over in front of someone you are trying to impress, then it’s your fault. There are however, a number of easy steps you can take, to limit the chances of going red faced when working out.
Combat, like fitness, takes many forms. We’ve looked through hundreds of UK blogs, and these are the best combat bloggers on the scene right now.
From Judo to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through Mixed Martial Arts, and even taking in a bit of wrestling and cage fighting, these grapplers will have you on the edge of your seat with their experiences, tips and bout reviews.
Can you imagine the dedication involved in getting fit enough to undertake a triathlon? Or even an Ironman?
These unwavering and passionate bloggers have all been through that pain, and come out the other side to tell the tale. Not only that, they’ve shared their experiences with the world, along with their race reports and training stats.
Read on to find out more about the hard core world of the tenacious triathlete.