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...

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...
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...

Home workouts

It can sometimes feel like the fitness industry is in a constant rush to find the next big thing – the new diet, workout class or item of training kit that will get amazing results. In the process, everyone ends up overlooking tried-and-tested tools that do an outstanding...
When starting out on a running kick your first purchase, quite naturally, is likely to be a pair of running shoes. Similarly, if you get into football, rugby, cricket or almost any other sport, you’re likely to pick up some specialist footwear. But when it comes to the...
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...