November 29, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
November 25, 2016 (No Comments) by Annabel Hynes

With so many people using Instagram for fitness there are a few standout accounts which are well worth checking out and following to make sure you get your daily does of fitness & food imagery and video content. These folks are the cream of the crop when it comes to following real fitness freaks. Lindsey Vonn (@lindseyvonn) Lindsey Vonn is a downhill skier that has been awarded gold and bronze Olympic medals, two World Championship gold medals and three silver medals, and four World Cup titles. She is the most successful American ski racer in history, and runs a seriously motivational Instagram account. She posts frequent videos and photos of […]

November 17, 2016 (No Comments) by Annabel Hynes
healthy breakfast

Having a balanced breakfast can really help your health and energy levels as the day goes on. We’ve pulled together 5 possible options that you could try for yourself. Test them out and let us know which is your favourite one! Oatmeal porridge with milk, banana slices and a pinch of brown sugar, rye toast with low-fat butter and a glass of freshly-squeezed orange juice The oats contain beta-glucan, a fibre that lowers cholesterol when eaten regularly. They also contain omega-3 fatty acids and folate, great for brain activity. The milk is a source of calcium and Vitamin D, which strengthens bones and teeth. The banana is rich in potassium, […]

November 14, 2016 (1,654 Comments) by theSharpeUser

Getting fit has become so much more than sweating it out at the gym. The introduction of technology to health and fitness has changed up the game by allowing fitness enthusiasts to get more information about their routines and get the most out of exercise. With fantastic gadgets, like some that are listed below, users can now measure things such as their heart-rates, sleeping patterns and form without a trainer or a locker full of equipment. Umoro One This bottle is a fantastic purchase for yourself or makes a great gift for a gym addict. The bottle functions like any other bottle, but with a clever added extra. With a […]

October 24, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
5 great Fitness Apps

Are you getting into shape but need a little extra motivation? Check out these fitness apps for a little extra kick in your fitness regimes. Let us know what you think of the fitness app you pick or if you’re using something else. Fitbit Fitbit claims to be the world’s leading app for tracking all-day activity and workouts. Users can record steps taken and distance covered with its Mobile Track and it offers a variety of cool features when the app is paired with a Fitbit tracker. You can record workouts and then check the app to compare your stats and chart improvement. You can log your food and water […]

October 5, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
winter exercise

Winter is creeping in, the days are getting shorter and the weather, well the weather is being pretty typical but there is no excuse that you cannot stay fit during the coming months. Whether you are a fitness novice or you’re already accustomed to exercising on a regular basis and simply want to bring some variety to your current routine, there are some excellent exercises you can undertake in the shorter evenings. The likelihood of you actually maintaining a fitness routine is greatly impacted by one thing, the weather. Picking a sport or exercise that is not weather dependent will make exercising easier to accomplish when it’s pouring rain outside […]

September 7, 2016 (No Comments) by Stephen Kierans
Considering joining a gym? Already started your membership? Well, either way, there are some basics of joining a gym

Considering joining a gym? Already started your membership? Well, either way, there are some basics of joining a gym that you need to know, this applies to all levels of fitness. Have your goals set out for what you want to achieve Before you go into the gym and just go to the first machine you see, plan. Plan a workout that suits what you want to achieve. Whether it be to put on muscle or lose weight or just because you enjoy it, it is a must. Go to an instructor or just look online there’s literally millions of workouts, one will catch your eye. Plan which body part […]

August 25, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
Learn The Basics About Supplements

What are supplements? Many people have different idea as to what the word “supplement” stands for.” A supplement is something added to complete a thing or enhance it”. First of all , they are not steroids, or illegal in any way which I’ve heard some people call it, which is complete nonsense. Supplements are to benefit people who workout and train. For those who go to the gym, or run, or do any physical activity. They come in many forms such as powder form called whey or mass, or in tablet form which is for fat burning purposes. Nutritional Supplements Nutritional supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, meal supplements, sports nutrition […]

August 19, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips. But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder. The quick movement of your feet provides a great dynamic stability challenge that makes your abs scream, and ramps up your heart and metabolic rate. And you can make it even more difficult by changing up your arm positioning. This creates an unbalanced foundation, so you have to work harder to perform the same exercise. Put it all together using the plank jack complex below. Do each of the following four plank variations […]

July 15, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
gym mistakes

With the Crimbo meat sweats nothing more than a distant, delicious memory; it’s about time you got your, seasonally plump, ass back into the gym! With every kind of fitness regime available, from the usual 45 minute hapless stroll around the gym, to a rigorous, vomit inducing Crossfit session, it’s so common to let mistakes and faux pas slip into your workout routine. Here are a few that you must try to avoid at all costs: Poor Form First things first, make sure that you’re doing your exercises right, otherwise what’s the point! Aside from aches and pains through your workout, it can lead to wear and tear of muscles and […]

June 15, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

The dumbbell row is one of the oldest and most effective ways to build muscle in your upper back. But the bent-over row ladder takes the old staple to an entirely new level. With this routine, you can target your entire back, your hamstrings, and your glutes, says Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. As you climb the ladder, the time your muscles are under tension continues to increase—which is key to building a bigger, stronger, back, he explains.The dumbbell row is one of the oldest and most effective ways to build muscle in your upper back. But the bent-over row ladder takes the old staple to an entirely new […]

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