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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You may think regular workout attire will suffice on the trails, but you’ll quickly realize how much better off you are with proper hiking gear, especially boots. Trainers and running shoes are not as supportive on trails (whether you’re out for an hour or the whole day) and many activewear items simply won’t give you

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Mountain biking is one of those sports that require a lot of equipment in order to do it correctly and safely. In today’s article, we are going to look at one key piece of equipment, knee pads. While some riders will dismiss these as a luxury, we are going to explain exactly why they are

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So, you’ve decided you’re in need of a new pair of hiking boots, congrats! Maybe you’re a complete novice or perhaps you’ve been hiking your entire life, either way hiking is great exercise! It’s also an amazing way to get some fresh air and reap all the benefits of the outdoors (something we could all

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The barbell is to the home gymer what the hammer is to the builder; it is the primary tool that he uses. Getting a high quality home barbell, then, is probably the most important consideration when it comes to kitting out your home gym. In this article, we identify the best home barbells on the

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Swapping hemispheres this winter to take on New Zealand’s biggest marathon? The Auckland marathon is a mid-sized and incredibly well organised event, starting from the city’s North Shore, crossing the harbour bridge, and ending in the city centre. As you know we’re running nuts here at Fit Brit, and several of the team have conquered

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It’s never too early to start healthy life habits, and that includes getting your kids active and moving. Just like adults, kids like to see the impact of their actions in real time. It’s common to see our friends and colleagues with the latest Garmins and Fitbits, but the best kid’s fitness tracker has been

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When it comes to getting in shape, three of the most important considerations, are convenience, cost and portability. Those three criteria make the mini stepper an effective fat burning cardio machine. You’ll be hard pressed to find a lower priced, more portable and convenient cardio burner than a home stepper machine. In this article, we

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Getting ready for hiking season? If you’re planning on hitting the trails this year, or even just getting more walking into your schedule, a good pair of hiking leggings can quickly become your best friend. Leggings are one of the most important items for hikers, as they provide protection and warmth for your legs, but

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