Bent Over Row

The bent-over row with a barbell is an excellent exercise provided it is performed correctly, it can be very difficult to master the form putting your body at risk of injury. Ensure that your knees are bent and your abdomen is “sitting” on the upper thighs.  Your upper body should be at an angle of about 20 degrees to the […]

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Overhead Press/Military Press

The overhead press is a great compound exercise for your shoulders and can be exercised either seated or standing (it is called the military press when performed standing).  The trainee can either use a barbell or a set of dumbbells and will notice a great increase in size of your shoulders and chest. There is also a very close relationship […]

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MY ANABOLIC FREAK testosterone booster review

PHARMAFREAK have been established since 2008, so a newcomer to the supplement scene, however, it was a brand and product born from two respected people in the health and fitness industry, one of them notably known as the ‘Godfather of Supplements’ who has a Bachelor degree and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology. On that note we are expecting good things […]

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Fuel 10k Protibrick Protein Wheat Biscuits Cereal Review

Fuel 10k is about the notion that to become an expert or achieve excellence in your chosen field you need to spend 10,000 hours practicing. Obviously you need nourishment to spend 10,000 hours practicing and that is where Fuel 10k fall in to the equation with a whole range of protein rich breakfast products to start you off in good […]

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Lifting Straps – How to use them

Although it is much better to not rely on lifting straps, on occasion for some of the much heavier lifts such as deadlifts or shrugs your progression should not be hampered by lesser grip strength. We all know heavy deadlifts are one of the key exercises for big gains and should your grip start to falter yet your still has the […]

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My Animal Stak Review

Animal Stak Testosterone Booster Review – But Will It Work? Universal Nutrition have been around since 1977, some may call this the ‘Golden Age’ of bodybuilding fueled by the release of ‘Pumping Iron’. In those days protein shakes were practically limited to milk and eggs, however, in the present day Universal Nutrition boast a wide line up of supplements only […]

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Is Milk Good for Bodybuilding?

Make the most of Milk For the typical skinny and young weight lifter to develop a lot of muscle mass, a lot of food needs to be consumed.  The easiest and most cost effective way to add lots of nutritious calories is from milk, ensure you drink skimmed so you get the benefit and none of the fat. Milk is […]

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Bodybuilding Appetite

Your appetite is a useful indicator of how well your training is going.  If you find, after you workouts, that your appetite seems to take off, you are doing something good.  On flip-side, if you find your appetite is flagging, something is wrong with your training or recovery. You can gauge your efforts in the gym quite accurately with your […]

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Shrugs – Shoulder Exercise

I love shrugs and for any rugby player it would be a prudent move to work the exercise as it will protect your shoulders and neck with the big hits in to the scrum, rucks, mauls and tackles. It essentially hits your trapezius but also the pecs and lats. You can do these using a trap/shrug bar whilst stood and […]

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Parallel Bar Dips

The parallel bar dip works more muscle than the bench press.  Prior to bench pressing benches standard fare in gyms, the dip was a very popular exercise. The exercises does not require any spotters or safety bars and is a multi-joint exercise that involves a large mass of musculature. It is an extremely effective exercise that should be included in […]

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