From Eugen Sandow to Charles Atlas, physical culturists have long made a living through mail order ads. Check out this old Arnie one from the late 1960s flogging the latest Weider product. So next time […]
The good folks at Fix.com have been good enough to share this great infographic on a 30 minute bodyweight cardio routine that you can do anywhere at anytime. Try it out and let us know how […]
Fascinating paper from the US on the efficacy of meditation on Child Behaviour and delinquency.
Today’s post comes from Kellie Davis and the good folks at Health Perch. Highly recommended you check them out!
Long commutes, expensive membership fees, and bad weather are just a few excuses that stall a regular workout routine. Consistent exercise promotes better health, improved energy, and a positive mood, so why not create a space for exercise where it’s most convenient: at home.
Though elaborate at-home gyms sound dreamy, these budget-friendly ideas are sure to keep a body moving without breaking the bank. Home gym equipment doesn’t have to be bulky. Build a killer routine using items that stow away under beds, pack in bags, are portable around the home, and can be crafted using items found at the hardware store.
The Savvy Home Gym Dos and Don’ts
Hats off to the folks at Bristol Street Vearsa for creating this amazing infographic detailing the pioneers of disabilities sports. Some really interesting tidbits in there to whet our appetites for the 2016 Rio Games!
Check it out below!
Here’s a fascinating article from the annals, written by Joe Gallucci for Ironman Magazine in 1973 (33/1) about the growing drugs scene in Bodybuilding. Some of the arguments and accusations put across by Gallucci will be familiar to modern day Bodybuilding fans concerned with drugs in the sport.
A recent study by the University College London has come out with some interesting results. Using data collected from over 56,000 people across five decades, researchers have found that those born in the 90s onwards are […]
Continuing our Vince Gironda interest, today features an article written by the man himself on what separates the men from the champions in Bodybuilding. The answer may just surprise you.
Nicknamed the Iron Guru, Vince Gironda, as pictured above, was one the most famed bodybuilding coaches of the 20th century. An early proponent of low carb dieting, Vince churned out a list of bodybuilding champions ranging from Larry Scott to Arnold Schwarzenegger and many more in between.
Gironda was a firm believer in the mantra that nutrition dictates all. So what did Vince do when someone needed to get into contest shape?
In 1968 Jackson Bowling, a writer for bodybuilding magazine Muscular Development set out to clear up any misconceptions about the growing trend of anabolic steroids in bodybuilding. Jackson’s advice? Use them sparingly and under the supervision of a doctor. Fascinating to think that in less than 50 years Steroids have gone from being relatively unknown in bodybuilding to widespread.
Bodybuilders and athletes alike are hearing more and more about the “new” tissue drugs and anabolic steroids, but down to earth facts and information has been hard to come by.
Just what are these steroids? Are they harmful? Do they really work the miracles some claim ? These are but a few of the many questions that more and more weight trainees are asking, and this article hopes to give the answers in plain, every day terms.