There are a muddy-pit-full of obstacle course races you can choose to tackle nowadays, but the Wolf Run stands out for its use of natural obstacles. Sure, this may mean swimming across an unbelievably-ruddy-cold lake, but it also means a distinct lack of electric shocks. Before the Wolf Run’s...

How To Do Calf Raises

There are some exercise where you can immediately feel how hard your body is working, and then there are some that can feel pointless while you’re doing them. Calf raises often fall into the latter category – but beneath the surface they are doing a great deal of...
If you want to pack on muscular size and strength, it can be tempting to head straight for the weights room and do compound lifts such as bench presses and back squats rather than press-ups, lunges and other bodyweight exercises. There’s a common assumption that bodyweight moves are...

How To Do The Thruster

The front squat and the overhead press are both superb exercises for building strength and size, so it makes sense that merging the two into one combo move creates something pretty darn effective. The thruster is that compound move, and it works muscles and joints throughout the body to...
It can be fun to plan your every workout in minute detail – but if you’re tired of putting as much time into planning your training as you are actually doing it, try this simple yet savagely effective dumbbell routine created by Jim Crossley, co-founder of F45 Kingston. “You...
If you want to get serious about strength, you need to know your one-rep max (the most amount of weight you can lift for a single rep) in the big moves. Building up to testing your limits involves doing low-rep sets, which will increase your strength and test...