Dramatic Transformation Principle (DTP) Training

Dramatic Transformation Principle (DTP) Training

We take an in depth look at Dramatic Transformation Principle (DTP) Training, a craze which is sweeping gyms up and down the country. By targeting both fast and slow twitch muscle fibres during the same...

The Benefits Of Eccentric Resistance Training

The Benefits Of Eccentric Resistance Training

We breakdown the Benefits Of Eccentric Resistance Training, i.e. focusing on the negative portion of any weight lifting exercise. Eccentric training can lead to greater force production, greater maximal...

The Effects of Sports Massage

The Effects of Sports Massage

We take a closer look at the effects of sports massage and the various physical and physiological benefits it claims to offer. Is sports massage worthwhile in treating delayed onset of muscular soreness...

The Benefits Of HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

The Benefits Of HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is a new training phenomenon that is taking the fitness industry by storm. Scientific research suggests that you can significantly increase your aerobic capability...

Optimal Protein Requirements For Athletes

Optimal Protein Requirements For Athletes

We consider the optimal protein requirements for athletes of various sports by examining the scientific research into this area. We break down exactly how many grams of protein you should be consuming...

Optimal Post Workout Nutrition

Optimal Post Workout Nutrition

We take a scientific look at post workout nutrition and supplements. Research has indicated that there is an optimal time & combination of nutrients your body needs in order to replenish muscle glycogen...

How Effective Is Stretching At Preventing Sporting Injuries?

How Effective Is Stretching At Preventing Sporting Injuries?

We take a look at the scientific research conducted into stretching and determine once and for all whether it is necessary to include in your routine. Does stretching help or hinder sporting performance...

The Side Effects Of Anabolic Steroids: Truth Or Myth?

The Side Effects Of Anabolic Steroids: Truth Or Myth?

We take an unbiased look at the commonly reported side effects of anabolic steroids to see if there is any true scientific proof or research to back up the claims. We also consider whether the sporting...

Optimal Repetitions For Maximum Muscle Growth

Optimal Repetitions For Maximum Muscle Growth

We discuss the optimal repetitions required for maximal muscular hypertrophy and provide the scientific reasoning behind these numbers. Are you training in the optimal rep range in order to maximise your...

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: The End Results

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: The End Results

The FashionBeans x Maximuscle Project comes to a conclusion and we see whether our editor-in-chief has managed to achieve a cover model physique in under 12 weeks. Includes final photos, lessons learnt...

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Training Routine

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Training Routine

FashionBeans undertakes the Maximuscle challenge to try and get a cover model body in just 12 weeks. We breakdown the exact 5 day split training routine our participant is undergoing in order to make...

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Week 6 Progress

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Week 6 Progress

Our 6 Week Update on the FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge. Our participant is half way through the project, so is he on course to hit his goal of a cover model type body by the end of week 12? Includes...

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Carb Cycling & Supplements

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Carb Cycling & Supplements

We take a look at the concept of carbohydrate cycling and detail why it is our diet plan of choice when looking to lose weight whilst retaining muscle mass. Perfect for those looking to get ripped or...

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Introduction

FashionBeans x Maximuscle Challenge: Introduction

FashionBeans takes on the 12 week Maximuscle challenge. Our editor-in-chief starts his mission to get a cover model body in 12 weeks through modifying his diet, supplements and training routine. Read...

The Effects Of Alcohol On Your Training

The Effects Of Alcohol On Your Training

We examine the wide range of effects alcohol has on achieving your training goals and the body you desire. The results will definitely surprise you!

Setting SMARTER Training Goals

Setting SMARTER Training Goals

We show you how to use the SMARTER acronym to create individualised training & life goals. Get the most out of your long & short term goals with this tried and tested technique.

The Best Time Of Day To Exercise

The Best Time Of Day To Exercise

We detail the best time of the day for exercising & working out. If you hit this key period then it can lead to increased strength up to 5%, increased endurance performance up to 4% & a reduction in injuries...

The Benefits Of Pre-Workout Supplements

The Benefits Of Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-Workout supplements have become extremely popular for those looking to take their training & gains to the next level. However, do they actually deliver their claimed benefits? We take a look at prominent...

The Effects Of Creatine

The Effects Of Creatine

We take a scientific look at the proposed effects of creatine monohydrate supplements and see whether research backs up their claims. Will creatine help take your muscle, fitness and sporting goals to...

Bench Press Variations & How It Affects Your Target Muscles

Bench Press Variations & How It Affects Your Target Muscles

We take an in depth look at bench press exercise variations, such as body inclination and hand positioning, and break down how they affect your target muscles. Which bench press exercise and grip was...

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