Gym-timidation

Why do we find the gym intimidating, when we are all there for the same reasons? Someone on Twitter last week mentioned that they wanted to get bigger purely so they could enter the free weights section of the gym without feeling inadequate. Wow. I mean, fair play it’s motivation but why? This then wasn’t the first time I’d heard this. Recently, the January newcomers had filled all the gyms with people looking to cash in their New Year’s resolutions and I spoke to a few friends who were taking the opportunity to turn over a new leaf. One friend…

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Mind over Matter

Finding fitness motivation can be hard. When I say motivation, I mean real “aimed and focused at YOU” motivation, not ‘gymspiration’ nor preachy slogans from health and fitness products (or beautiful Instagrammers that we hate to love and love to hate). But real motivation and drive that gets us up out of bed in the morning and in the correct mind set for exercise. I wanted to see if I can get pure motivation from myself, not from ‘looking like’ or wanting to appear like anyone else. I wanted to see if I could generate this positivity and will power…

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Beefy in Brum: Bodypower Expo

Once a year at an exotic location in Birmingham, men and women of all shapes, sizes and shades of tan from ‘Topman loafer’ to ‘cocktail sausage’ descend on an event that celebrates health and fitness – the Bodypower Expo.

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Lifting with LDN Muscle

Two sets of brothers who have changed online training for the better

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Get HIIT Fit like James Haskell

I meet James Haskell – prankster, England rugby international and man mountain.

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