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Bermuda: Beach Workout Series

Monday 13th of March on Horseshoe Bay Beach in Bermuda. Dubbed one of the, “The world’s most beautiful” it was easy to see why. Delaying the day’s workout to bask in the Bermudan beauty, I sip my pre-workout shake (rather than downing it in one). I nibble my protein bar (rather than attack it in 2 bites). […]

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Build Muscle With Cardio? 30 Marathons, 30 Days

  To prepare for 2017 I decided to attempt 30 marathons in 30 days from a treadmill in mykitchen. Odd I know! But what started out as an experiment to trial 30 different breakfasts and explore the intricacies of endurance-based nutrition, actually turned into a great experiment to demonstrate how strength and stamina, cardio and muscle mass […]

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When Is The Best Time To Train? #TimelyMoments

Some people enjoy getting up at the crack of dawn and visiting the gym. Others can’t think of anything worse and decide to tackle the weights room a little later in the day. To help you decide which one’s best, Seiko Prospex watches asked me to put together the following article #TimelyMoments  that details how your […]

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Tree-athlon Training & (Vauxhall Mokka X) Transport Logistics

This month I announced on social media that on the 12 November I will enter the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean and attempt to complete their annual triathlon (Olympic-distance consists of a 1.5km swim, 40km bike ride and 10km run) whilst carrying a 100-pound tree. As you might expect, when I announced my “treeathlon” lots […]

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Truth About Alcohol & Fat Loss

For years beer has been belly’s sworn enemy. Depending on your choice of drink, those brewed liquid calories served at the bar could contain anywhere between 150 to 550 calories per pint (580 if you’re partial to a vintage cider). Which is why many nutritionists have traditionally insisted that alcohol and abs could never be friends. Thankfully studies […]

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5 Reasons You Should Do More HIIT

Sprint, rest and repeat. Maybe the simplest training routine you’re likely to hear, but science shows it could also be the most effective. High Intensity Interval Training typically involves exercising at a high intensity for 50 to 90 seconds followed by a period of low intensity training or complete rest which lasts 50 to 120 seconds. You […]

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4 Tips For Bigger Biceps

Bigger arms don’t come from thousands of bicep curls! This is contrary to the commonly accepted ‘bro science’ exchanged over the bench press I know. But to truly increase the size and strength of your arms you must first understand some basic lessons in human physiology and exercise science. So before you even think about setting foot […]

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4 Simple Ways to Turbocharge Your Metabolism

Studies show the fate of your body fat and metabolism are intertwined. You can’t alter one without impacting the other. So how can you ensure the latter is working correctly to favourably alter the former? Well, the honest answer is with great difficulty. This is because the word metabolism is casually thrown around gyms the world over […]

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6 Life Changes To Burn Fat Faster

Studies show losing fat takes time and patience. But what if you have neither? What if your beach holiday is now weeks away or you’ve a friend’s wedding round the corner and that fitted suit in the wardrobe now feels a little too snug around the stomach? Well, never fear. Recent studies show there are changes you […]

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1 Simple Secret To SUPER Strength

STRENGTH SCIENCE Plateaued on your dead lift? One of the most important aspects to a deadlift is something called your “rate of force development” (ROFD). This is possibly one of the most under-appreciated areas of applied science when it comes to strength training. Rate of force development is related to the speed at which the muscles can produce force, obviously the faster the ROFD the...

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