VIDEO: The 210kg Squat Winner

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As you all know, we love a good protein shakes, an article about creatine or a video of someone dropping a really, really heavy weight on their toes. But we also like success.

#SCElite member Yiannis Veranakis recently won the single lift contest at the BDFPA championships.

So scroll down for the video and see some pics on the way!

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The Fitness Round-Up: February 2015

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What did you do in February?

28 days later and February is done. It always passes us by quickly, which is good because we get paid quicker, but it does mean less time for gains!

Okay, two or three days isn’t going to make a massive difference if you are trying to add muscle mass, even if you do miss out on a few days of bodybuilding supplements.

But let us forget the days we lost, and remember the day we had. More importantly, let’s take a look at the fitness stories from the February.

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6 things to give up for lent to boost your health

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What are you giving up?

We’re a few days through lent, and many of you will be trying to give stuff up. But if, like us, you are a bit late to the pre-easter party, you might be wondering what not to do for lent.

More to the point, what can you give up that will improve your fitness?

Stuck? Don’t worry, we’ve got 6 things to give up, to help you get in shape.

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Bulking with breast milk

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The gains start young…

Working out is awesome. It keeps you healthy, keeps you strong and gives you a sense of achievement. Then you have all the other reasons, like looking good, being able to wear a vest, being able to wiggle your pectoral muscles like Terry Crews…we could go on.

Many look for muscle growth supplements in order get that bodybuilding edge, but some folk are looking for a rather different product altogether. Namely, breast milk.

Let’s take a look at why it might be getting popular.

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Lean Bean Nutrition’s Protein Pancakes

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Lean Bean Goodness!

So Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday if you want to get all posh about it) is here again! Woopee!

But what if you are eating clean? It’s all well and good supplementing with fat burners, but if you’re chucking the world’s supply of syrup down your gob, they aren’t going to do much good.

So, we borrowed Lindsay Benson, better known as Lean Bean Nutrition, to see if how to make protein pancakes – and how to make Pancake Day fit your macros!

Take it away Bean!

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7 Workouts to Improve Your Sex Life

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They must squat…

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! For some, that means a trip to watch 50 Shades of Grey, for others it means a romantic night in, and for some it means a pizza, Call of Duty and a sad night alone.

With all this love in the air, there comes bedroom pressure. So you may well be looking for supplements, and the meaning of mass gainer may well have changed. But can working out help your sexual performance?

We think so! So here’s why and how you should workout to improve your sex life.

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The Rise and Rise of Amy Champion

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Amy’s going places!

Amy Champion is on the rise. The aspiring bodybuilding has totally transformed her body and lost a whopping 12 stone in the process. Finally, she is starting to get noticed.

After speaking to Amy in June 2014, we decided to feature her body transformation. Since then she’s enjoyed a professional photoshoot, featured in national papers and has a future in figure competitions ahead of her.

This is the rise and rise of Amy Champion.

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Video: The Mountain breaks 1000 year old weightlifting record

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Any thoughts on form?

Hafthór Björnsson, perhaps better known as “The Mountain” from hit TV show, “Game of Thrones” has recently broken a record that has stood for 1000 (yes one thousand) years.

As Europe’s Strongest Man, you are expected to be able to lift a lot of heavy stuff. But lifting a a 30 ft log that weighs 650kg is frankly on the ridiculous side. We’re not sure which of the many pre-workout supplements he was on, but we wouldn’t mind some.

For your pleasure only, we have the video here.

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Fitness Round-up: Loose Bowels, Big Breakfasts and Gym Newbies

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Toilet and food – lovely combo

January, the month of no alcohol, gyms crammed full of newbies and warning after warning from tabloids that we are all going to freeze to death.

As well as all that, there’s also been a whole host of crazy fitness stories. From a look back at the man who lost bowel control mid marathon, to the tragic passing of model, Greg Plitt.

Here’s the January fitness roundup.

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