Thursday, June 21, 2018
Photograph: Adrian Lawrence; styling: Emily Kydd The first move many make after a tough run is to flop on the sofa for several hours, ideally surrounded by a sackful of junk food. While no-one is saying you shouldn’t reward...

Cross-trainers

Pity the gym-goer of the early 1990s, for their cardio workout options were limited to the treadmill, exercise bike and rowing machine. That’s because it wasn’t until 1995 that US company Precor introduced the cross-trainer to the world,...
A heart-pumping session on the cross-trainer can help to work your body in more ways than one. Combined with other methods of cardio such as walking, the cross trainer provides a great workout for beginners looking to get...
It’s said that abs are built in the kitchen. In other words, your diet plays the leading role in making sure you’re not concealing the set of rectus and transversus abdominus and obliques you have. Nevertheless, how you...
Photography Glen Burrows, styling Lee Holden, hair and make-up Laura Tucker. Hoodie and joggers by Y3 at matchesfashion.com Josh Cuthbert is a busy man. As well as getting back with his band Union J for a new album and...
Could you hit the gym twice a day? The truth is, you probably could. People do two-a-days all the time. Busy commuters cycle to and from work. Body builders split their daily weightlifting routine into two smaller workouts....

Rowing machines

If you only have space for one piece of gym equipment at your house, it’s very difficult to make a case for anything other than the rowing machine, which delivers a full-body workout as well as improving your...

Upgrade Your Gym Workouts

We're well aware that time spent on the treadmill can often stand still. If you're bored of your gym routine, help is at hand. With our favourite ways to get fit in the gym, you'll never have to...
If you’re putting in the hours in your gym’s weights room, lifting dumbbell after barbell after kettlebell, it’s only natural to expect bigger, stronger muscles. Unfortunately, if you’re not also making the same effort in the kitchen to...
Stepping on the scale is traditionally a fairly simple affair. You step on, rub your eyes in disbelief at the number given, and step off already mentally knocking a couple of kilos off the weight shown for reasons...
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