Learn the basics and then build into a formidable fighting machine. Elite boxers combine speed, power and agility with pound-for-pound muscle that’s difficult to match. But even the best occasionally get punched in the face – so get the same results without the concussion by following our no-nonsense guide to learning boxing in the […]
Want to burn fat and keep muscle? Here’s how HIIT can make you lean and mean. It may have achieved unprecedented popularity in the past few years but whatever you’ve heard, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) isn’t new. In 1912, Finnish athlete Hannes Kolehmainen used interval-style training in his preparation for […]
No gym, no problem. Here’s some simple ideas a cracking workout. With all the knowledge that’s out there now about exercise, there’s really no excuse for not achieving your fitness goals. You can’t argue that you don’t know what to do because there are hundreds of coaches offering thousands of […]
Think laps are for losers? You’re floating up the wrong lane there. Swimming is one of the best full-body workouts on the planet. We show you how to improve your stroke and make the most of your lap time.
Sick of the gym? Want to get the heart racing and torch some lard at the same time? Well, chose your own adventure. After a summer, the fluorescent-lit gym starts to feel as drab and stuffy as a fluorescent-lit cubicle, and the old routines of arm day and leg day […]
By employing a HIIT scheme and using multi-joint exercises, you’ll not only burn calories during the workout but for many hours after, as those hard-worked muscles continue to crave energy to restore equilibrium.
Your 16-week plan, plus pro tips for making it to the finish line. With more than 20,000 people running marathons in 2017, it’s no surprise that conquering a 42-kay run is on the bucket list for a lot of people. But saying it and actually doing it are two very […]
Here, experts discuss the most neglected muscles, why they’re important, and how to strengthen them for an even, injury-free physique. While the showoff muscles get all the acclaim, they’d be nothing without the supporting cast of smaller stabilisers and assisting muscles. Ignore them, experts say—and you’ll eventually pay the price. […]
Metabolic workouts are so effective for weight loss because they put your body through the ringer, taxing certain energy systems to maximise conditioning and post-workout calorie burn. That’s right. Your body can churn through calories long after you’re done blasting out burpees and thrusters. High-intensity circuits are just one of […]
Whether you’re lining up another marathon or just starting a couch to 5K plan, there is a shoe for you – this guide will help you find the right one. Recognising that every runner is different with a unique set of needs, Under Armour has today released its full suite […]