Traditionally, muscle and women haven’t gone together. The overriding view has been that muscle will make a woman more muscle bound, less athletic and less feminine. Thankfully, we are entering into a more enlightened age. Millions of ladies around the world have discovered the truth about what eating and exercising to add muscle to her

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Mudguards are probably one of the least inspiring topics among mountain bike riders when it comes to talking about kit. They just don’t engender the same excitement as tyres, suspension or breaks. But they are, nevertheless, a piece of essential kit. They keep mud out of your eyes, and the eyes of the person behind

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Tired of all the BS content on getting shape? People trying to sell you cookie cutter courses for $599? Ready to get serious about building real muscle? Want to pack on some size? As a personal trainer, gym owner and fitness writer, I know as well as anyone: Building muscle is hard work. But it’s

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Are you following the keto diet? While keto can be amazing for weight loss and energy levels, one thing that catches a lot of keto’ers out is snacking. Since most of the usual snacks (muesli bars, sandwiches, muffins, chips, bananas, apples) are keto no-no’s (although this epic list has some you can indulge in), it

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Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes the rain. Lots and lots of rain. Make sure that your training plan isn’t thrown completely off track with a waterproof running jacket that keeps you dry and comfortable on every run.  When considering the best waterproof running jacket for you, you will look for a jacket

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Buying a good running backpack is a big investment. Your backpack will need to fit your water and your essentials, and it will also need to sit well, not move around, be comfortable, and flexible enough to let you move freely. Taking the time to find the best running backpack is an investment that you

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Do you really need a pair of mountain bike shoes? You’d never hit the hiking trail or go for a long run without the perfect shoes to protect your feet. But what about when you go mountain biking? Shoes might not seem so important when you are taking to the great outdoors on two wheels,

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COVID and quarantine have changed the way we do a lot of things. When lockdown lifts, will we really be returning to the office five days a week, or will these months of experimentation completely change the way we live our lives? Only time will tell. You might have already started working out at home

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For many of us, the chest expander was the introduction to resistance training. This favourite home exerciser has undergone many advancements over the years with today’s models being better than ever. In this article, I’ll take you through exactly what to look for in today’s models, and our picks for the best chest expanders on

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When you are out on the mountain biking trail, the last thing you need is uncomfortable shorts that get heavy with sweat, chafe and restrict your movement. Even worse, worrying if your shorts might catch on anything and send you tumbling. Those highly functional Lycra mountain biking shorts that professional road cyclists and series weekend

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