Fitness

What you should eat post-workout

Do you give much thought to what you should eat post-workout? You’re probably putting a lot of effort into your workouts and it’s likely that you’re thinking carefully about what you should be eating pre-workout but did you know that consuming the right nutrients after a workout is just as important as what you’re eating before? With that in mind, we asked nutritionist Liam Mahoney from Grenade (whose protein bars

How to become a better runner

It‘s easy to fall into a routine with your running and not really think about changing things up, but this could mean you’re missing out on valuable opportunities to improve. While there‘s plenty you can do mid-run, did you know that you can also boost your technique off the track? We spoke to top training specialist Ben Bulach from Freeletics, the world’s leading fitness app, and we got him to

Top fitness trends for 2018: our predictions

Not a year goes by when gyms don’t see a spike in memberships in January as people seek to work off the festive flab, and although hardened gym-goers groan at the sight of clueless wannabes walking around the gym in their brand-new lycra, we really love the spark of motivation a new year brings – so if you’re a fitness newbie this January, we salute you.  But will you be

Top fitness tips for the winter

The rain is hammering down, there’s a definite chill in the air and it’s dark by the time you get home from work – we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, in the winter we’re much more likely to be found at home in the warmth rather than out pounding the streets. But sometimes you’ve gotta suck it up if you want to keep up your fitness and

5 signs your fitness is improving

Now that we’re coming up to 50,000lbs lost through MAN v FAT Football, we’re pretty proud that we’ve helped so many men lose weight and get fitter. Every day we hear of players who have done stuff they would never have thought possible before joining and losing weight – they run marathons, play 24-hour charity football matches and undertake gruelling fitness challenges. It’s extremely inspiring to those of us who