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From beginner to champion in 6 months

champion trophy

6 months to gold

Scottish dentist, Apple Doepner, has won gold in an International weightlifting competition just 6 months after taking up the sport.

That’s beginner to champion in 6 months — now there’s an endorsement for training well.

Ever wondered what you could achieve in 6 months if you invested in your mind and body? Maybe there’s a medal or two out there for you too. Read on for potential-fulfilling inspiration.

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The skinny guide to weight gain

skinny weight gain

Gain weight the healthy way

We live in a society more prone to obesity than ever before, but for some, it’s putting on weight that’s the problem.

If you’re one of those people for whom bulking up is a challenge – here are some good reasons to keep trying. And of course we give you the lowdown on how to achieve healthy weight gain.

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How to save money on supplements

muscular man bicep

Get big on budget

Whether you’re trying to get ripped, bulk up or lose weight, the costs associated with accomplishing your chosen goal can sometimes exceed your expectations.

So it’s sensible to seek out savings where you can. Let’s face it, there’s no point spending more when you can get more for less (if that makes sense). Here’s a few saving tips that you can adopt with ease.

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Old school pre-workout supplements

Old school supplements

Pre-workouts have come a long way

Bulking up? Preparing for a triathlon? Training for your favourite sport? If you’re serious about working out, you’ll know a pre-workout supplement can make all the difference to achieving your fitness goals.

But what did people do before the days of pre-workout supplements, protein shakes, energy bars and sports drinks?

Let’s find out…

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Eating out tips for bodybuilders

bodybuilder restaurant

Get ready to enjoy eating out again!

So you’re training hard and eating well and all is good until you’re invited out for a staff meal only to discover the menu choices are all super fatty calorie bombs with extra cheese.

Eating out can be tricky when you’re a bodybuilder.

So what do you do — stay at home and eat protein bars whilst becoming a social outcast? Well there’s nothing wrong with being disciplined and keeping up your protein levels, but get out and eat in restaurants like everybody else!

Just digest these few pointers first.

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The biggest and best ever bodies in bodybuilding

big arms and legs

Now that is a bicep!

What turns a standard body into one that ripples with pure, hard muscle?  What does it take to join the ranks of the bodybuilding elite? And what does it take to make the transition from great to ‘the greatest’?

Good genes, a no-nonsense hard work ethic and a few bodybuilding supplements, certainly. But there’s something else too, because as we’ll discover, size isn’t everything.  Apply yourself in the right way, and you’ll sculpt a physique that’s much more than just big.

Here we take a look at some of the most awesome bodies in bodybuilding and ask – who is the greatest?

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