Animal Spirits: Get on your bike and reinvent history

REINVENTING traditional industries can be more exciting than discovering entirely new markets. In some ways, jumping on the bandwagon of the latest tech fad is easier — everyone is talking about the amazing potential, keen staff are available, funding is plentiful and there are immediate high-flyers to emulate. But tackling historic businesses can be highly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]