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What is the average 5km time?

      When you get started with running, the first milestone most people look to is 5km. It takes a bit of work to get there, but for most healthy adults, running a 5k is an attainable goal to get to within a few weeks. Once you're there, 5km might be...

The way to structure a gym workout

      When it comes to fitness and the gym, it’s often said that motivation is followed by action. Sitting around all day waiting for inspiration to start exercising doesn’t really happen. Most often, it’s after we start moving that we really get into...

The workouts that burn the most calories

    Exercising isn’t always about losing weight, but sometimes, that’s what we want from it. Workouts are a helpful tool to burn some energy and create that calorie deficit needed to lose a few pounds. When you find that window of time to fit exercise in,...

How and why: the landmine press

      The landmine is a really versatile but simple bit of gym equipment that can be used to do loads of different upper and lower body compound exercises. One of those is the landmine press. A variation of the shoulder press or overhead press,...

The only 5 exercises you need for a full body workout

      We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. We’re all just trying to fit fitness in. Because life is demanding and things can get hectic, not everybody has hours they can spend crafting the perfect workout and performing it in the gym. It’s...

How and why: the rack pull

      When you think of exercises that can be done on the rack, your mind might immediately go to squats. Or perhaps some sort of press. Rack pulls aren't the most well known exercise, but they're a super simple movement that uses both a rack and a...

5 overrated exercises that just aren’t worth doing

      Fitness is a topic that’s always being updated. Research keeps telling us more about the body and how it responds to exercise. And as with everything, trends and fads come and go that muddy the water of what’s actually effective when it comes to...

How to strengthen your core so that you can lift more

When it comes to exercise, the core comes up a lot. ‘Engage the core’ is the instruction shouted at you in exercise classes, and by PTs on the gym floor. But it’s not just about getting yourself a flat and toned tummy. The core is essentially your support system in...

How and why: the sissy squat

      Squats are such an effective compound exercise, that there's loads of different variations of them. Just when you thought you'd heard all the alternatives, oh hello, there's another one. Any functional body movement that works and engages that...

When to use the free weights vs. the resistance machines

      The brilliant thing about the gym is all that equipment there. There’s nothing quite like a gym floor packed with kit to do any workout we could possibly think of. Reality is, there’s so much choice that it’s hard to know where to spend time and...

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What is the average 5km time?

What is the average 5km time?

      When you get started with running, the first milestone most people look to is 5km. It takes a bit of work to get there, but for most healthy adults, running a 5k is an attainable goal to get to within a few weeks. Once you're there, 5km might be...

How and why: the rack pull

How and why: the rack pull

      When you think of exercises that can be done on the rack, your mind might immediately go to squats. Or perhaps some sort of press. Rack pulls aren't the most well known exercise, but they're a super simple movement that uses both a rack and a...

The way to structure a gym workout

The way to structure a gym workout

      When it comes to fitness and the gym, it’s often said that motivation is followed by action. Sitting around all day waiting for inspiration to start exercising doesn’t really happen. Most often, it’s after we start moving that we really get into...

How and why: the landmine press

How and why: the landmine press

      The landmine is a really versatile but simple bit of gym equipment that can be used to do loads of different upper and lower body compound exercises. One of those is the landmine press. A variation of the shoulder press or overhead press,...

How does exercise help your immune system?

How does exercise help your immune system?

    If the list of benefits that exercise can bring was written in a book, it would be thousands of pages long. Think Lord of The Rings. Or War and Peace. Whatever genre you’re into. We know about exercise and its effects on our physical fitness. Stronger...