Your Muscles

There seems tо bе a соmmоn thоught аmоng mоѕt women – muѕсlе іѕn’t fоr me! Wоmеn are afraid that muѕсlеѕ will make thеm lооk like a bоdу buіldеr, but that іѕ nоt thе саѕе! Muscle саn асtuаllу help уоu lеаn dоwn. 

Iron ladies

Weightlifting will help you lose fat, strengthen bones and improve your mood, all without building bulk. Start working with the heavy stuff Delicately untucking a strand of hair from the 105kg barbell that’s currently resting on her shoulders, Mili Leitner proceeds to squat. And squat. And hold it. Drop. The bar falls to the floor […]

Weight training at 60: exercises you should do every day

Forget a gentle walk. Older people should be using dumbbells and building muscle, according to a public health expert If you thought old age was a time for gentle walks and light stretching, think again. Experts are now saying that people in their 60s, 70s and 80s who lift weights and do daily resistance training […]

Fit or Fat

My fitness level at the moment is quite good and while my gym attendance is regular and necessary, there are times that I like to vary the pace and the view. Because my boyfriend can’t come to my gym to spend any time with me, we make other opportunities like walking and jogging. Well, we’re […]

Protein shakes: why women are muscling in

The bodybuilders’ favourite drink is now a fashionable accessory for female fitness fanatics Look closely at any picture posted to Instagram or Twitter by a celebrity working out and a milky-looking protein drink is likely to be in shot. Once the typical supplement of choice for vein-bulging bodybuilders, protein shakes have gradually been adopted by […]