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. 

The new Mr Average

They don’t drink. They ‘eat clean’. They work out twice a day. A generation of young men is becoming more body-conscious than women This article was amended on December 31, 2015. Every morning at 6am, 26-year-old Nick Dacks wakes up in the home he shares with his father in Milton Keynes and begins the routine […]

Power couple

#Fitstagram stars Faya Nilsson and Zanna van Dijk have a half-hour workout to kick-start your new-year body Incredible, aren’t they? Believe it or not, there was a time when these two visions of fitness — two of the hottest #fitstagram stars out there, with 150k followers between them — looked more like you and me. It […]

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 […]