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I'm James and I've been a bit of a fitness and gym nut for the past few years. I have just recently become a qualified gym instructor and personal trainer. If I'm not washing my car I'll be in the gym!


What’s the best weight sled?

By James / July 16, 2017

I’m always really excited to get to use new exercise equipment in the gym and when they brought in a weight sled last year I was instantly on it!  It’s one of my favourite bits of kit now and I’ll always incorporate it in to my workout routine.  If you’re looking to buy one for […]


WaterRower Classic review – a top rated rowing machine

By James / January 25, 2017

When looking to invest in a good quality rowing machine you’ll come across a few options, but none will leave quite such an impression on you as the WaterRower.  It really is a unique design that is so high end that you’ll be tempted to buy it just for its looks!  It is, thankfully, far more […]


How to set up battle ropes at home

By James / January 16, 2017

Last week I posted about which battle ropes were the best to buy and this week I wanted to continue with that theme.  I love battle ropes but many people only use them in the gym so I wanted to talk about how to set up battle ropes at home so you can get the […]


What are the best battle ropes to buy?

By James / January 9, 2017

Battle ropes can give you an amazing work out and they’re surprising a good choice for a home gym too.  So if you’re considering getting some, what are the best battle ropes to buy? What are battle ropes used for? Battle ropes are great for strength training and for getting your heart rate up.  They […]


How to set fitness goals that work

By James / January 4, 2017

New year, new me.  How many times have you heard it from others, or maybe from yourself only to find that a year later you haven’t done anything at all? Now, I love setting goals at new year.  The fresh start that the turning of the year brings is sometimes just what you need to […]


Want the WaterRower from House of Cards?

By James / December 19, 2016

I’ve recently been getting into some new TV series and House of Cards was one of them.  If you watch it too then perhaps you’ve been looking at Frank Underwood’s rowing machine and fancied one yourself.  Well, I’ve found that exact WaterRower from House of Cards and in fact have already included it in my Best […]


Best squat rack for home gym (also including power cages)

By James / December 16, 2016

In this post I am going to be looking at the best squat rack for home gyms but I’ll also be looking at power cages too as they are often what people are looking for when kitting out their space at home with a safe weight lifting environment. What’s the difference?  Well, squat racks look […]


Choosing the best rowing machine for home – our rowing machine reviews

By James / December 16, 2016

When kitting out a home gym with exercise machines, rowers are often at the top of the list for the good all round workout that they can give.  How do you choose the best rowing machine for home though?  There’s lots to think about and some good options I’ve reviewed for if you’re ready to buy. […]


Best kettlebells to buy and use in your home gym in 2017

By James / December 15, 2016

Kettlebells are a great item to have at home for working out.  The best kettlebells to buy will depend on many things – the space you have, your budget, and how many different weights you’ll want. I’ve chosen some of the best selling kettle bells available at the moment which will suit many different situations. What […]


Our Wonder Core Smart review – does it work?

By James / December 8, 2016

The Wonder Core Smart from Thane is one of the most popular exercise machines around at the moment.  It can happen that some of these machines can be a bit of a fad, not helped by the adverts for them which can be very ‘shopping channel’ and cheesy!  So there can often be a worry […]

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