A Four-Week Gym Routine To Get Big And Lean

How much can you transform your torso in just four weeks? A lot – so long as you follow this 16-session training plan...

How To Do The Rack Pull

If you’ve seen someone doing rack pulls in your gym you might have made the mistake of dismissing them as a poor man’s...

Glute exercises

The first benefit of strong, well-trained glutes is obvious – they look damn good in a pair of jeans. But there are many...

Challenge Yourself To Swim 5K In Just Eight Weeks’ Time

In most forms of self-powered locomotion 5km isn’t far – it’s an hour’s walk, a run of less than half an hour for...

Barbell workouts

Barbell complexes – workouts where you do multiple moves back to back without putting the bar down – seem simple enough. After all,...

Why Bodyweight Exercises Are The Best Prep For An Adventure

How do you prepare your body to walk the length of the Yangtze River? It’s a question that hardly any of us will...

The Ten Best Running Books

Even the most obsessed runners can only spend at most a few hours running every day, which leaves a lot of time to...

Tips And Kit Essentials To Help You Start Running To Work

There are many good reasons to run to work. It saves you money, lets you avoid the brutal crush of public transport or...

The Best Running Socks

There is no more underrated piece of clothing than socks, especially for runners. While you might spend weeks selecting the perfect running shoe...

Superset Back Workouts To Add Major Muscle Quickly

Let’s face it: it’s always more tempting to train your shoulders, chest, biceps and quads – aka your mirror muscles – over those...

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The Best Juicers To Buy In 2018

Be honest. Are you eating five portions of fruit and veg a day? Really? Every day? You are? That’s great – you should...

Core exercises

The Police’s 1983 classic “Every Breath You Take” is not about your core muscles. It’s about a creepy, creepy guy who can’t let...

Use Plyometric Exercises To Make Explosive Gains

If you want bigger and stronger muscles then most of your training time should be dedicated to lifting weights. But you can reach...

Refuel After Your Run With This Green Recovery Smoothie

Photograph: Adrian Lawrence; styling: Emily Kydd The first move many make after a tough run is to flop on the sofa for several hours,...