Weight Lifting

Keeping Fit In The Age Of Social Media

Amy Macdonald | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Macdonald

Like so many women I spend a lot of time flicking through Instagram. A lot of men do the same but women are more critical of each other. We compare ou...

Five Common Bodybuilding Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

James Haskell | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Making mistakes doesn't make you any less of an athlete. In fact, identifying your mistakes and taking the time to learn from them is probably one of the most important things you can do in order to keep making progress long term. The question is... how many are you making?

It's Not Too Late to Build Sexy Summer Legs

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

It's not too late for you to build a pair of sexy summertime legs! And yes it's mainly because, although late June, it doesn't seem that British summer has started yet. But whilst we patiently wait let's all do something useful and get to work shaping up our bodies ready to bare all on those upcoming 2.5 days of hot sun!

Six Things That Change When You Start Lifting Weights

Natalie Roberts | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

Many women are scared about weight lifting, I admit that when I first started I had fears my figure would become bulky and masculine. But so many of us are finally ignoring those stupid myths and lifting heavy weights, yay!

How Game Of Thrones' Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane Stays In Shape

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane from 'Game Of Thrones', there's probably one thing that comes to mind - his size. Hafthór Júlíus...

Pregnant Weightlifter Hits Back At Critics: 'I'm Not Going To Hide Away From Bullies'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Parents

A mum-to-be has responded to critics who called her "selfish" and "self absorbed" for continuing to lift weights throughout her pregnancy. CrossFit...

This Man Just Deadlifted The Equivalent Of A Polar Bear - In Front Of Arnie

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Sport

Strongman Eddie Hall, aka "The Beast", has beaten a world deadlift record - all with former record holder Arnold Schwarzenegger at his side. The gi...

'I Trust My Own Judgement' Says Heavily Pregnant Weightlifter

Barcroft Media | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Katja Harjanne is eight months pregnant. She's also a fan of weight lifting. The 39-year-old, who is 38 weeks into her first pregnancy, is still l...

Although There Is No Holy Grail for Fat Loss...

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

For those of us with some level of gym experience - that is three to 12 months of regular working out - there are eight basic rules to speeding up your fat loss, whatever your mind and body preference.

How Powerlifting Helped This 69-Year-Old Fight Cancer

Barcroft | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Beating cancer is no mean feat, as proven by Pat Reeves who turned to healthy eating and powerlifting to help her battle brain and bone cancer. The...

Six Reasons Why Doing Weights Is Amazing For Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"If you don't have good muscle, you don't have good health." It's hard to argue with advice from David Marshall aka The Bodydoctor, who is the trainer...

Weight Lifting? It's What I'm Lifting in my Shopping Basket That Counts!

Sabi Phagura | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

There is no point training so hard if the food you put in your mouth is all wrong. A staggering 80% of the body composition is down to what you eat and with this in mind, I have started to take extreme note of what is in my shopping market.

Kettlebells, A Fantastic Way to Burn Fat and Tone Up!

Claire Lynch | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Lynch

I first became aware of kettlebells about seven years ago after seeing them on The Biggest Loser UK; I found them really intriguing, and was amazed by the weight loss results achieved on the show by using them. I knew then that I just had to buy one, and thus began my love of kettlebells.

Sculpting It Alone

Sabi Phagura | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

Body sculpting, has fascinated me for a long time - and that was way before Jodie Marsh popped up on our screens looking all honed and toned. And now with Olympic fever gripping the entire nation, I know I'm not alone in being jaw-droppingly fascinated by the scores of athletic bodies adorning our TV screens.

Can Lifting Weights Slash Diabetes Risk?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Lifting weights can significantly reduce the risk of diabetes in men, a study has found. Regular weight training cut the chances of developing the ...

Could WeightLifting Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Resistance training could improve brain function in those with mild dementia, suggests research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International...