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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!


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 […]


Best gym equipment for abs and love handles

By James / December 8, 2016

It’s on the top of the list of almost everyone who strives to get fit – abs.  A six pack.  A flat stomach.  Losing the love handles.   However you dress it up, whether you’re a man or a woman, it’s important to us all.  So what’s the best gym equipment for abs and love […]


Best home gym equipment ideas

By James / September 1, 2016

If you’ve decided to build a home gym then it can be something of an exciting yet confusing time.  The possibility of having a gym at home is great, especially if you don’t actually enjoy going to a regular gym.  You won’t have to wait your turn for some equipment, no worries about germs and […]


What are the best cheap protein sources for building muscle?

By James / August 18, 2016

I’ve been looking at my diet a lot recently and know that I need to increase my protein if I’m to be building muscle effectively.  Problem is that my wife then grumbles about the cost – it can certainly be an expensive game and we’ve been investigating budget protein options!  So what cheap protein sources […]


What is the best creatine supplement?

By James / August 13, 2016

Taking creatine is one of the more common nutritional supplements that are around today.  In this article we’ll be looking at what creatine is, why you should consider taking it and comparing a few so you can choose the best creatine supplement for you. What is creatine and why is it useful? Creatine is a natural […]


The best push up bars and handles on the market

By James / August 10, 2016

Adding push ups to your daily exercise routine are an excellent way to increase upper body strength and work on chest muscles.  If you want to do lots of push ups (or press ups as they are sometimes called) then getting some push up handles or bars might help to make them more effective as […]


What are the best adjustable dumbbells – are they worth it for home?

By James / August 9, 2016

Having always lived in small houses with other people around me and as such my gym space being even more limited, space saving gym equipment has always been of interest to me.  Once I began weight training, having a set of dumbbells that didn’t take up a load of space was the next thing to […]


The best spinning bikes for home use 2017 – cardio time!

By James / August 8, 2016

You’ve likely heard of spinning by now.  But what on earth is it and what are you getting in to if you go to a spinning class or getting a spinning bike?  It’s not some crazy bike that spins around as you try and cycle (as my wife thought!) but rather it’s an exercise bike […]

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