Quiz: Do You Know Your Supplements?

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Can you get 100%?

Let’s be honest, we wholesalers of helpful sports supplements tend to stock a lot, and with that comes confusion.

Many question will pop up in the mind of the customer: Which creatine is best and is whey isolate the purest form or whey protein powder? We realised this problem, so thought we’d make a quiz to test, and possibly to teach you about the nuances of the supplement world.

Can you get 5 out of 5?

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Don’t Do These 8 Things If You Want To Stay Injury Free

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Ouch!

The gym is a wonderful place, but it can also be very dangerous. So how do you prevent yourself from getting injured?

Well, perhaps a good way to look at, is to see what you shouldn’t do. It’s obvious that you don’t want to throw a dumbbell at someone who has been on the treadmill for too long, but some things aren’t so clear.

And with that, let’s begin.

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VIDEO: Man Eats 14,540 Calories of Ice Cream

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That’s a lot of ice cream!

We love a good eating challenge. They seem to go hand in hand with fitness, which is strange, because it’s normally about eating well and just eating enough. But fitness can also be about weight gain, and that is what this guy had in mind.

Pro eater, and yes that is a job apparently, Matt Stonie has done many eating challenges. This however, has to be his finest. Consuming 14,540 calories in one go is impressive, but to do it with ice cream only, is slow clap worthy.

So here, for your pleasure, is the man who now needs some fat burners.

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How To Protect Your Joints If You Lift

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Keep painful joints at bay!

Muscles are the stars of the show, but behind them, are your joints, working hard to keep the show on the road.

Sometimes these joints can become tired, and when that happens, they can cause you pain. If you are working out or staying in shape, you’ll be putting your joints under pressure.

So here’s how to keep them going, and keep the muscle show on the road.

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Is Cricket Good For fitness?

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Can you hit fat for six?

The Ashes is here! And with it, comes some possibly unfair perceptions that cricket is a game for unfit folk and nothing more…

Watch an amateur game on any given (dry) Saturday and you will probably see an overweight man struggling to chase after a ball. But you will also see a well built, lean and mean lad running and hurling a bowl down at great speed.

It’s time for a balanced argument and to answer the question: is cricket good for fitness?

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June 2015: 775kg Deadlift and Little Hercules

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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…

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Tough Mudder Runners Ill From Poo

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Yummy…

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.

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