Friday, October 19, 2018

Strongman Training For The Gym

Walk it out “The farmer’s walk works every muscle you have, but especially your traps, core, arms and grip,” says Emil Hodzovic, strongman competitor and trainer. “It’s a fat burner if you keep the intensity high, or a strength workout...
People have a natural tendency to neglect what they don’t see. That’s why keeping a bottle of water on your desk at work is a good method of ensuring you drink enough each day, and why keeping biscuits...
In most forms of self-powered locomotion 5km isn’t far – it’s an hour’s walk, a run of less than half an hour for most, or an even quicker bike ride. It’s a ruddy long way, though, when you’re...
Signing up for an epic challenge to raise money for charity doesn’t have to mean running a marathon, climbing a mountain or fighting your office-mates. Charity walks are a more inclusive and more relaxed way to push your...

Barbell workouts

Barbell complexes – workouts where you do multiple moves back to back without putting the bar down – seem simple enough. After all, the weight isn’t heavy – it’s perfectly acceptable to do one with an unweighted Olympic...
Amid the jubilation and sweet, sweet relief you experience when you cross the finish line of your first marathon there is one thought that comes to the mind of almost every runner – “never again”. However, give it...
How much can you transform your torso in just four weeks? A lot – so long as you follow this 16-session training plan to the letter. It’s been designed to work your chest and back muscles twice a...

Glute exercises

The first benefit of strong, well-trained glutes is obvious – they look damn good in a pair of jeans. But there are many other reasons why you should ensure glute exercises feature in your workouts. The glutes play a...
As February turns into March it seems like there are more runners than ever on the streets, but it’s probably just the same number of runners staying out for longer, because it’s at this time of year that...
Northumberland Coastal Trail Run Date for the diary: 24th February 2018 What is it? The most northerly event in the Endurance Life Coastal Trail Series. There are 10K, half marathon, marathon and ultra races available, but be sure to check the...
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