How did we choose the top rated spin bike? Our researchers have been through every online review on Amazon and major gym equipment websites and read all the reviews to distil all the pros & cons. The research took approximately 10 hours of reading, then digging deeper into the actual reviewers to determine if they […]
If you don’t have time for the gym, but want to do some strength and conditioning, then home calisthenics could be right for you.
You might procrastinate when it comes to getting your weekly gym sessions in but a big factor could be the distance and time taken to travel to your gym. It would make life a lot easier if you were able workout at home. With a compact home gym, you can work out from home with […]
It can be difficult to work out and lose weight. With so much to do each day, you just can’t be at the gym all the time. That’s a reality for most people. It may be possible, however, to improve your results with a vibration machine at home.
Whether you are a professional boxer or a complete beginner getting into the sport, the platform a speed bag is attached to is key. Without a solid platform for the speed bag, you can end up with less effective form, improper training and poor boxing skills.
When it comes to your training, it’s about working smarter, not harder. You don’t want to overwhelm your muscles or to tire yourself out too much, but what else can you do to improve your results besides an intense workout?
Weightlifters are always striving to get the most gains at the gym, but something small could potentially be holding them back. The pain in your hands from constant use with barbells and free weights can be the thing that’s stopping you from the best workout.
We look at the up step machines for your home on a budget, along with a couple of high-end beasts.
If you have landed on this page, you know all about power racks and have probably been using them for years at your local gym. But buying a power rack for your home gym is another story.
The Roman chair are an essential part of any home gym and can be used for multiple exercises to work your core. Once you have built strength with the key exercises (see below), you can start holding weights to create more resistance.
The keto diet diet has gained popularity over recent years, due to its ability to shed fat quickly. Protein powders have been developed that are keto friendly by reducing the amount of carbohydrates in them, mainly the added sugars.
More people than ever use raw hemp for their protein and fiber requirements. Before the Raw hemp powder is made, all the psychoactive ingredients are removed, leaving the health benefits alone. The plant is different from cannabis; it is a little like comparing a dandelion to a rose.
Whey and wheat proteins are not to everyone’s taste. Lactose and gluten intolerances are on the increase, and people are looking to other foods for protein. That goes for protein powders, and manufacturers have noticed this by making powders that exclude certain foods.
Protein is an essential component of a balanced diet. It enables your body to build and maintain lean muscles. It is also a source of energy and keeps you feeling full for longer to bar you from consuming unhealthy snacks.
Whey protein is everywhere, but it is derived from cows, not good for vegetarians or vegans looking for a decent protein powder. The good news is, there is plenty of options for vegans with new protein products coming out every month. The protein industry is currently exploding, creating lots of innovation such as protein water, […]
TLDR here’s an overview of our top recommended grass fed whey protein powders, all available via Amazon. To find out more about each product, scroll down for our detailed reviews and verdict. To read the Amazon reviews of these powders, just click through and scroll to bottom of the Amazon product page. All have 100+ […]
Running Gear Reviews
Icebug is a name that has become synonymous with high-quality shoes that provide perfect traction. One thing that you can be sure of when you slip on your Icebugs is that you are not going to slip on any surface – not even ice. And, if you are a serious runner, that is a big […]
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Running is not simply an exercise. Running is a lifestyle, and that is exactly what ON Apparel and Clothing believes! ON is a Swiss company that has one goal, “to revolutionize the sensation of running with their innovative design. On focuses on providing the sensation of running on clouds with their shoes, this ensures comfort […]
Whether you’re an early riser or you’re out their running after work, at one point or another you simply run out of light in the day. That being said, if you’re truly dedicated to running you will find time to squeeze it in! If you are someone that is struggling with the number of hours […]
When I’m looking to get some exercise, running is nearly always my go to. There is something about running that really just clears my head, and makes me feel human again.
When you’re looking for a simple cardio exercise that is tried and tested to burn calories and improve your cardio, then running will most likely be your go to exercise. After a while as you become more and more dedicated to running, it becomes easier. You begin being able to run more miles at a […]
Finding the best running shoes is crucial for runners and for those not wanting to worry about the aches and pains of the repetitive pounding they can take while going for a run. If you have bad knees (patellofemoral pain syndrome , PFPS) or joints having proper running shoes can reduce those problems. Running […]
Exercise is what keeps the human body, heart and soul, young and in good condition. Everyone knows the importance of exercise, especially when you get older. But just because we know that we should exercise, doesn’t make it any easier. Life gets busy, and it gets harder and harder to find time to go all […]
Often, we see exercise as formal workouts in the gym that include intensive activities and weights. While these types of workouts are great if you’re looking to achieve a big fitness or weight loss goal, it’s not always necessary if you just want to get fit and stay in shape. Gyms are often crowded and […]
If you don’t follow Jeremy Ethier, you should subscribe now! We love the level of detail his videos have with animations, graphic overlays and good references to academic research. In this video Jeremy shows how to do the perfect deadlift, avoiding all the common errors that can cause back injuries. Before you start any deadlifts, […]
Can you really train yourself to run a half marathon in six weeks? It might seem like a bit of a rush, but it is possible. In this post, we will look at how can consider taking on this kind of training schedule, who should not, and what schedule to follow.
When people think seriously about running their first marathon it usually stems from having a friend talking them into it, it’s on their bucket list, or it is simply a challenge to be conquered. Whatever the inspiration is to start the marathon there is always a journey involved, a path with many ups and downs, […]
When it comes to marathons in the USA, we are spoiled for choice. Every marathon offers something special, something that makes it unique and worth checking out. How do you narrow it down to the best of the best? That’s more difficult – it depends on what your goals are and what you enjoy. […]