Kettlebells Key moves Swing, clean, snatch Essential info Kettlebells were originally used by old-school Russian strongmen but came into training fashion in the West about a decade ago. A standard kettlebell weighs 16kg and they usually go up in increments of 4kg. Kettlebell sport competitions focus on feats of strength endurance, such as maximum snatch reps...
Instagram: not just a hotbed of puppy pictures, your mate’s holiday pics and ridiculous inspirational quotes but, it turns out, also one heck of a place to get some seriously delicious fish-based food ideas too. Well, if you follow the brilliant Bart van Olphen, that is. A Jamie Oliver favourite, this Dutchman is the...
Back in 1996 if you mentioned HIIT most people would probably have assumed you were talking about an Oasis record rather than an exercise style, but it happens to have been the year one of the most well-known branches of HIIT was born: Tabata training. What Is Tabata Training? Tabata is named after Professor Izumi...
There’s nothing wrong with training for an aesthetic goal – and besides, if someone trains hard but says they don’t care how they look, the chances are they’re lying – but it would be a shame to add muscle without improving the other elements of fitness such as power, strength and agility. These three...

Get The Most From Your Food

Shopping basket: sorted. Cooking: on point. Now you just need to make sure you’re absorbing what your food’s got to offer. Read on, and take it all in. Now that everyone’s on the same page with eating their protein and vitamins, the big word among those in the nutritional know is bioavailability. In pharmacology...