Toughen up and train your legs like a man. Squat – 2 warm up sets of 12-15 reps; 5 sets of 8-10 work sets *try go a bit lighter than what you would normally squat. Why? Because “ass-to-grass” is real, guys. Go lower before you go heavier* Seated Leg Curl …Read More »
Training Tuesday: Crushing The Gym Myths
Finally, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The new year “resolutionists” have left the gym, and you have the bench back to yourself. Over the past few weeks you have had the misfortune of listening to the newbies professing to know every finer detail of exactly how to do …Read More »
FNB Cape Town 12 OneRun Is Coming, Cape Town
www.thecapetown12.com The streets of Cape Town will be teaming with activity on Sunday, 15 May 2016 when runners, joggers and walkers line up to partake in the action of the city’s most exciting 12km race, the second annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. A proudly Cape Town event, the FNB …Read More »
Single-Leg Squats Are The New Way To Train Legs
Single-leg squats may seem gruelling at first, but once you get the hang of it you will see major increases in the strength and definition of your legs.Read More »
Boxing: The Sport And Salary Of Champions.
The History of It All Boxing, also known as the sweet science, has roots that go all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. Back then, fights would take place without gloves only leather strapped on to the hands. This resulted in even more gruesome, deadly battles. The first …Read More »
Workout Wednesday – Chest Exercises For The Next Month
A well-built chest is something that we all strive for. Unless you are the type to consider implants (please, no), pumped up pecs are a subtle way of saying, “I earned this by putting in the hours.” Here are 16 different chest exercises to keep you busy for the next …Read More »
Some Monday Motivation… The Deadmill Sprint.
If you are still struggling with some stubborn body fat, or want to increase your fitness levels quickly, give these a try. People at gym will stare at you. They will ask you if you know how to turn on the treadmill. They will shut up very quickly once they …Read More »
No, It’s Not Just For Girls – You Need To Stretch Too
By Mike Robertson. There are 4 very real reasons you should be stretching: Improves flexibility imbalances between sides. I know what some of you are thinking, “Human beings aren’t perfect, so why bother?” Just because we aren’t perfect doesn’t mean we can’t strive to improve our current physical state. After …Read More »
What Actually Happens If You Have Too Much Protein?
It will not make you fat. This much we know, however, unless you consume a monstrous amount of it you will be alright. There is much debate nowadays about how much protein you should consume in a sitting because apparently anything more than what your requirements are will either make …Read More »
Cocaine Is Way, Way Worse For Your Brain Than You Thought
By Zeynep Yenisey Bad news for you, good news for science. A century ago, everyone loved cocaine. There was cocaine in wine, soda, cough drops, you name it. It was a wonder drug that could fix anything. Is your kid shy? Cocaine. Birthday present? Cocaine. Bad breakup? Cocaine. Nowadays, cocaine …Read More »