The Latest Articles By Alex Goldsmith

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Protein?

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Protein?

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Whether you're a top class professional athlete or a recreational weight lifter who visits the gym several times a week, protein is an essential part of everyone's diet. But how much protein is considered...

Methods To Finish Off A Weight Training Session

Methods To Finish Off A Weight Training Session

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Have you ever reached the end of your prescribed weight training session and still felt as though you've got a little bit more left in the tank? What did you do: opt for further exercises or simply slope...

The Benefits Of A Personal Trainer

The Benefits Of A Personal Trainer

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

A personal trainer could be just the thing you need to help optimise your current training regime and take your health & fitness goals to the next level. We consider the potential benefits of having a...

Essential Exercises: Bodyweight Pull-Up Variations

Essential Exercises: Bodyweight Pull-Up Variations

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

The bodyweight pull-up is an essential exercise that should be included in any weight training program. Able to help pack on size and strength across your entire upper body, we take a look at some common...

How To Increase Your Grip Strength

How To Increase Your Grip Strength

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

When your grip strength starts to become a limiting factor within your training, it's worth paying it some consideration and attention. We provide several key tips and exercises you can implement during...

How To Beat The Festive Period

How To Beat The Festive Period

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

The Christmas period is often associated with fine food, increased alcohol consumption and general over-indulgence. All these factors can make a huge difference to your physique and general health. In...

Top 3 Triceps Exercises

Top 3 Triceps Exercises

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

If you want bigger arms, you can't neglect your triceps. Making up two thirds of the upper arm, they are arguably more important to train than your biceps. Our top 3 exercises that target your triceps...

Maximuscle All-In-One Supplement Review

Maximuscle All-In-One Supplement Review

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Our Fitness Editor reviews Maximuscle's new All-In-One supplement, which is designed to help you pack on size and strength rapidly. Providing a totally unbiased look at the key ingredients, taste, effectiveness...

Overtraining: Are You Doing Too Much?

Overtraining: Are You Doing Too Much?

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Overtraining, whether training too hard or too often, can negatively impact upon you and your performance levels. The main symptoms of overtraining often involve minor infections and other general illnesses...

The Benefits Of Exercise Bands

The Benefits Of Exercise Bands

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Can't afford expensive gym membership fees? Don't have time to commit to a daily workout? An exercise band could provide you with the perfect, low cost alternative. We break down the benefits of exercise...

The Effects Of Alcohol On Exercise Performance

The Effects Of Alcohol On Exercise Performance

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

We take a scientific look at the effect of alcohol on sporting performance. Alcohol (or more specifically, Ethanol) has the potential to bring about a number of implications that can ultimately impact...

Top 3 Chest Exercises

Top 3 Chest Exercises

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Our fitness expert brings you his top 3 chest exercises, which are designed to bring about increases in both strength and size of the chest region. These key exercises specifically target the Pectoralis...

Top 3 Full Body Exercises

Top 3 Full Body Exercises

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Our fitness expert brings you his top 3 full body exercises. Full body, compound movements offer numerous benefits, including allowing you to work more muscle groups in a shorter space of time, enhancements...

The Effects Of Smoking On Physical Fitness

The Effects Of Smoking On Physical Fitness

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

We examine the effects smoking can have on your physical and sporting performance. Using a specially conducted seven year long study on the physical effects of smoking, it was shown that baseline fitness...

Safety Issues Surrounding Energy Drinks

Safety Issues Surrounding Energy Drinks

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

Energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster are big business these days, but are they damaging your health? We look past the clever advertising and marketing gimmicks to take a scientific look at the potential...

Exercise And Hydration

Exercise And Hydration

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

We break down the importance of staying adequately hydrated during exercise or physical activity. Whether and athlete or bodybuilder, dehydration equal to or exceeding a 2% loss of euhydrated body weight...

The 5×5 Workout Plan

The 5×5 Workout Plan

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

The 5x5 workout plan is designed for those looking to add real size & strength to their physique. The training method of choice for American footballers & power athletes, we take a closer look at the...

Choosing The Right Gym For You

Choosing The Right Gym For You

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

5 key factors to consider before you commit to joining any gym. Location, gym equipment, membership numbers, additional facilities & the people around you are all just as important, if not more, than...

The Benefits Of Unilateral Training

The Benefits Of Unilateral Training

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

We break down the key benefits of unilateral training. Training one limb at a time (whether arms or legs) can help you identify any muscular & strength imbalances you may have that are holding back your...

Delayed Onset of Muscular Soreness (DOMS): All You Need To Know

Delayed Onset of Muscular Soreness (DOMS): All You Need To Know

Article by: Alex Goldsmith

A complete guide to Delayed Onset of Muscular Soreness, more commonly known as DOMS. DOMS can be seriously debilitating for an athlete or bodybuilder, so it is important you understand what it is, how...

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