Fitness

Think abs exercises, think crunches. That’s how it used to be. When looking to build a decent set of six-pack abs, the age-old impulse was to bust out as many crunches as possible. Nowadays, the path to a six-pack has taken a detour down a route that involves...

The Best Biceps Workouts

So it’s bigger biceps you’re after, eh? There are plenty of fine biceps exercises to try the next time you’re in the gym, but if you’re serious it’s worth adopting a more structured approach. Here we’ve taken two of our favourite biceps workouts and put them together in...
Back pain is as common as a cold in winter. It can be caused by poor posture, a strained sitting position, a rough night’s sleep, a tweak during exercise or, sometimes, for no good reason whatsoever. It’s indiscriminate. However, despite back pain’s unhappy knack of striking out of the...
So you’re working on your arms, and you’ve been cranking out the reps of biceps exercises, which commonly use a palms-up (supinated) grip such as an EZ-bar curl or underhand chin-up… but you’re not getting the thickness in the arms you were hoping for. This might be because...
The triceps brachii, more commonly known as simply the triceps, has three heads: lateral, medial and long. Because they outnumber the heads of the biceps three to two, focusing your attention on building them up with weights will put you on the fast track to bigger arms. You...
Photograph: Dan Hearn/Red Bull Content Pool A good core workout is something you’ll never regret doing. Whether you’re training for a certain sport or just trying to improve your posture when sitting at a desk, spending some time on your core is an investment that always, always, pays off. According...
The first branch of F45 in the UK opened its doors in London Bridge as recently as late 2015 – but by the end of 2017, there are expected to be over 50 franchises all over the UK, adding to the more than 800 worldwide. When a new...
Bodyweight exercises are great, but once you’ve been hitting the gym for a while you realise there are a few moves that keep cropping up. For good reason, obviously – press-ups, lunges, burpees, unweighted squats and planks do you all manner of good – but sometimes we can’t...
It’s hard building genuinely impressive shoulders. First, the shoulder joint is one of the most complicated and delicate you have, which means it’s far more susceptible to injury. Second, your shoulders get involved in a supporting role every time you train your chest and back, which means they...
Most decent gyms will have one of two types of leg press machine. On one, you sit up straight with bent legs and your feet on a horizontal plate and then push your body away from it by straightening your legs. You stick a pin in a weight...
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