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!
When looking for a workout ball of some description you’ll likely come across a variety of different names and types of balls that to be honest all look the same. So, are they the same? Can slam balls be used as a medicine ball? What about the other way round? Here’s my guide to the […]
Introducing a punch bag at home and some boxing exercises to your gym routines are a great idea for increasing fitness. They aren’t just for boxers and professional fighters though – you’ll definitely get some benefits even as a home gym enthusiast! In this article I’m looking at the best punch bag for the home […]
If you’re setting up your home gym and including weights in it you’ll likely be looking to get yourself a barbell. They can be used for all sorts of different moves from deadlifts to bench presses to squats and as such are a really versatile bit of kit to own. Add on some good quality […]
Exercise bands are a great tool to use in your home gym for a number of reasons. The main one for me is that I can get a full body workout, targeting lots of muscle groups, with a small, fairly inexpensive set up that also doesn’t take up much space. In fact they’re even perfect […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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