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Creating S.M.A.R.T Goals

If you’re anything like me, you’ll sometimes get the feeling that life is kind of unfair. Genetics dictated that I was never going to be a Victoria’s Secret model. However, there are some things that we can all change; for example, it is my current lifestyle that stops me from, say, running a marathon or losing that stubborn last few …

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DIY Protein Bars

Hands up: who else has a problem with how bloody expensive it is to care about aesthetics? While a Dairy Milk or a Mars Bar are, what, 70p these days? And then you’d be lucky to buy a single protein bar for less than two quid. It’s madness.  So I propose a solution, ladies and gents: let’s do it Blue …

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Squat’s the Big Deal, Anyway? 5 Reasons to Love Leg Day

Everyone’s got a favourite muscle group, a favourite day in the gym – well, my name is Amy and I’m a fan of leg day. Training so hard you find yourself walking like a duck for two days afterwards? Yep, I’m all about it. In fact, I love leg day so much I decided to write a little article for …

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A Basic Guide To Strength Training Supplementation

A friend of mine recently messaged me with a problem that I definitely also had when I started strength training. Okay  – several problems. Do I need to take supplements? Which supplements do I need, and when do I take them? It’s taken a lot of time and research for me to overcome my basic #fitnessn00bprahblems, but for all the …

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Three Benefits of ZMA That You Didn’t Know

ZMA is known primarily for two things in the supplement world. Firstly for helping people meet their Zinc and Magnesium requirements. Secondly for its ability to enhance recovery and also improve sleeping patterns which also helps with recovery. However I thought I would bring to your attention three other benefits that you may be unaware of and could be beneficial …

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Run Like You Live For It!

You may have heard that cardio is an extremely beneficial method of exercise, but do you understand why? Cardio is beneficial for everyone, even for bodybuilders who shy away from it. Many body builders are afraid that participating in cardio exercise will wear down their hard earned muscle mass, which may be a valid concern, but only in specific circumstances. …

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