Category Archives: Supplements

10 Signs you’re in love with your gym

Smiling young man resting on barbell after workout at gym

Are you in love?

You may not know it yet, but maybe you’re in love right now, in love with the gym. It happens to many of us, just sneaks up on you and boom!

Those long evenings pumping, all those hard times you came through together to sculpture a beautiful physique, it makes sense right?

If you’re still in denial, here are 10 signs to confirm your love for the gym.

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Fitness Round-up: Religious wife swapping and much more

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Wonder if Phil Heath wife swaps?

Another month on in our relentless march through time, and that means more blogs, articles and a plethora of odd findings from the internet.

This time, the devout Christian-bodybuilder-wife swappers are a particular highlight. Especially if you are into that sort of thing…

And by that “thing”, we of course mean bodybuilding…not wife swapping..oh whatever, here goes…

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Is sitting the new smoking? Reduce the risks!

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Get active…

British adults now spend an average of nearly nine hours each day sitting down. And it’s ruining our health. Scientific evidence suggests too much time spent sitting can shave years off your life.

Too much sitting, it seems, is the new smoking and it substantially increases your long term, risk of contracting any of a host of serious diseases. We’re talking about a list of ailments including but not limited to: heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, back and neck problems, osteoporosis, and even depression and dementia.

And the bad news is that even if, like many of our readers, you work out and lead an otherwise active lifestyle, too much time spent on your behind is still bad for you. So what can we do about it?

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Five bodybuilding supplements you’ve never heard of (but should be taking)

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Find out what they are…

Any bodybuilder worth their salt knows there’s no shortcut to getting the body they want. Sweat and hard graft are what achieves results.

But never underestimate the role that great nutrition plays. And supplementation is an increasingly indispensable part of the process of building the perfect physique.

But are you making the most of the vast array of nutritional supplements out there? Here are five supplements less well known for their use to the bodybuilding fraternity – from selenium to kre alkalyn, you’ll be surprised how effective they can be.

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Scotland vs. England: Referendum strength sport showdown

England vs Scotland

Who will win?

Scotland is in the grip of referendum fever, the rest of the UK waits with baited breath to see which way the vote will go.

Will the Scots opt to split the union on September 18th or will they choose to give brand UK a resounding vote of confidence by saying no to independence?

Whichever way our friends north of the border choose to use their vote, we thought it would be interesting to see how Scotland measures up to the rest of the country in the strength stakes. Yes, it’s Scotland v the rest in our very own combat and power sports smack down! Here we take a look at the very best wrestlers, bodybuilders and strongmen from both sides of the border.

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6 steps to six pack success – Infographic

Strong Athletic Man Fitness Model Torso Showing Six Pack Abs.

Follow these steps for 6 pack success!

For many, a six pack is the ultimate goal; a badge of honour that signifies untold dedication and willpower.

Getting one, however, can prove tricky!

Even seasoned trainers can struggle to get the elusive ripple of abs to show. With tips on diet, training and supplements, our easy-to-follow infographic will show you how to achieve six pack success in just six steps.

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The dirt on clean eating

Shiny New Cutlery, Silverware

Is ‘clean’ eating all it’s cracked up to be?

There’s a new eating disorder sweeping the columns of tabloids, healthy living forums and yes, even the message boards of bodybuilding websites.

At one end of the spectrum, comfort eating and food binges can cause weight gain and all the emotional and psychological issues that go with it. At the other end of the scales, there’s anorexia, a horrible disease that sees sufferers starve themselves, sometimes to death.

But now it seems too much emphasis on ‘clean food’ can cause problems too…

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