Another month closer to Xmas!
June saw the sun comes out, Jurassic World roar onto our screens and several hundred thousand “hippies” gather in a muddy field at Glastonbury.
But it also saw many fitness related things happen. Not only did the Women’s World Cup and Wimbledon both get under way. But there were myriad other stories that you lot all loved.
So here they are…
The heat is on!
The hot weather is here, and that could change your workout plan. If it’s a lot warmer than you are used to, you may well struggle to workout properly. So what to do?
Of course, you could skip a day. But where’s the fun in that?
You can still exercise, it’s just knowing what to do…
Tough Mudder is a lot of fun. You get mucky, you challenge yourself and you even get a drink at the end. There have been warnings of faecal matter being mixed in with the mud, but this takes the biscuit.
Around 8,400 folk got together to climb ropes, get electrocuted and crawl through a low of mud, in the French version of the event. But it turns out, there was something lurking within the brown stuff.
Nice’s Côte d’Azur doesn’t seem so “nice” any more.
Lift to riffs!
Music fires many a workout across the globe. And one genre with more power to give you a kick up the arse than any other, is rock!
So we have asked the public to give us their best suggestions, with as many types of rock as possible being represented. Working like a music pre workout supplement, this playlist is 100% guaranteed to get your muscles moving.
So get your headphones on and get lifting.
What would be your top tip?
When the sun comes out, the guns come out. But what’s the point in having bulging biceps if your forearms are the size of twigs?
Often forgotten, the humble forearm is just as essential as any other body part, and needs to be treated with respect.
So here are 8 ways to build forearms like Popeye, with not a drop of spinach in sight.
Super healthy, super tasty
It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So getting it right is massively important for anyone who wants to stay fit.
So for your pleasure, here’s our top 10 fit breakfasts, crammed with protein, good fats, carbs, and all the nutrients a growing body needs.
So let’s get cracking…
Lift that stone!
It’s a Bank Holiday and you’ve changed channels to see what’s on, and you see a rather large man lifting.
Yes, you have started watching a strongman event. But why would you want to lift a car in the first place?
Well let Simon Knowles tell you, as part of his five reasons to try strongman.
Whether you truly get it or not, the sport of American Football is really taking off in the UK, with a London NFL franchise often spoken about. But why should you care?
That’s what Liam is here to tell you. So whether you are someone who has had a bit too much of the mass gainer, or just a keen fan of the latest EA Sports Madden game, then read on.
Because here, are five reasons to try American Football.
Last week, we asked you kind folk, whether you thought Monday was actually International Chest Day. We also asked a couple of other questions, about Cheat Days, Rest Days and Hump Day.
Yes, it’s not the biggest sample size in the world (148 people answered) but as a bit of a fun guide, it’s still fairly interesting.
So here are the results, you’d best stop hitting the bench on a Monday!
Boxing, the gentleman’s sport
As part of a new feature, we’ve asked members of the Elite Athlete Programme to give us five reasons why they think people should get involved with different aspects of fitness and sport.
To start, we’ve gone with a sport that’s often brutal, often brilliant and 100% epic for getting you in shape.
Think that boxing might not be for you? Let’s see if Matt can change your mind.