Fitness

  • Interview: ultra runner Galen Reynolds

    Interview: ultra runner Galen Reynolds

    14th October 2019

    All-day training, hundreds of miles a week and mountains of ice cream are all too familiar for record-breaker Galen Reynolds. He talks to MF about his training. With a five-day aggregate time of 37 hours, 48 minutes and 6 seconds…

  • Three best kettlebell moves

    Three best kettlebell moves

    14th October 2019

    Kettlebell training has enjoyed a well-deserved resurgence in recent years, due to its shape, size and easy-to-grip handle, the kettlebell is an incredibly versatile bit of kit, capable of doing everything the dumbbell can and more. You can use it…

  • Five common strength training mistakes

    Five common strength training mistakes

    4th October 2019

    Anyone can benefit from lifting heavy, but technique and timing are key. Personal trainer Ian Gardner explains. Heavy lifting isn’t just for burly blokes and powerlifters – anyone looking to injury-proof their bodies and improve their general wellbeing can reap…

  • Three Cardio Myths you Shouldn’t Take to Heart

    Three Cardio Myths you Shouldn’t Take to Heart

    4th October 2019

    Knowledge is power and you won’t get the results you want in the gym if you follow these three cardio myths. We set the record straight… 1. Cardio kills muscle Jack Hanrahan, personal trainer to the stars, calls this one…

  • Interview: DJ Scott Mills

    Interview: DJ Scott Mills

    29th August 2019

    Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills reveals how some unflattering holiday snaps kicked him into gear and sparked a seriously impressive shape-shifting journey The story of Scott Mills’ transformation may seem like an extraordinary one given his celebrity status as prime-time…

  • Get Military Fit

    Get Military Fit

    27th August 2019

    Grant King, founder of Military Fitness, sets a 45-minute lung-buster challenge to sort the men from the boys 2 rounds, no planned rest, aim to complete within 45 minutes 400m run 44 air squats 44 thrusters (30kg) 44 American KB…

  • CrossFit for Purpose

    CrossFit for Purpose

    21st August 2019

    If you want to look better with your top off then you should consider using CrossFit as your main training tool, says top trainer Tom Wright Thousands of people are being drawn to CrossFit every year and it’s not hard…

  • Improve Your Squat Strength

    Improve Your Squat Strength

    20th August 2019

    Use explosive box jumps to send your squat strength soaring The box jump, like the rope swing or the tire flip, is an exercise not popular with masses. To lug a rarely used box from the corner of the gym…

  • Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery

    Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery

    20th August 2019

    Follow these three easy steps to boost recovery after a tough workout 1: Have a hot and cold shower Alternating hot and cold water in the shower could help to speed up recovery time as cold water helps to flush…

  • Are you Running Right?

    Are you Running Right?

    20th August 2019

    Pick the perfect running session for your physique or performance goal 1: Steady-state run WHAT: It’s the type of session most people picture when thinking of ‘going for a run’. While it’s not the most effective session for fat loss,…