Having taken part in my first bikini bodybuilding competition in 2019, here are the eight things I didn't expect to learn.
Around 60 per cent of the human body is made up of water, but according to a recent study, 89 per cent of us don't get enough. Could dehydration be affecting your performance in the gym?
Gym anxiety can affect everyone, newbies, gym-bros and old-hands alike. Everyone has moments of self-consciousness, but if it's putting you off your sessions, here are a few actions to take.
When you make the decision to start a new fitness programme, one of the first questions you should ask is how are you going to measure your progress? Doing this will make it easier to achieve your overall goal.
Most people will experience difficulties with motivation at some point. Even if you love the gym, there will be some days when making it out of the house will seem a big challenge. What should you do then?
Building an impressive physique naturally takes a long time, and one of your hardest workouts will be exercising patience with the process.
We all know that physical activity is good for physical and mental health, but what happens when it has the opposite effect? Here are four checks to make sure expectations don't destroy your motivation.
This year, the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week is 'body image'. Here's how resistance training can not only help you improve your body image, but your overall mental wellbeing as well.
After yet another year of watching the London Marathon on the TV, you've decided to enter; but how do you know if you're really ready?
When it comes to losing weight, fasted cardio is a popular method, but does it work and is it actually superior to exercising after a meal?
Do carbs really deserve their much maligned reputation? Or is it time that we changed our thinking and embraced carbohydrates in our daily diets?
Describing anyone as a ‘real woman’ instantly means there is a opposite: fake women, fraudulent women, women who aren't real.
A lot of people attack cardio because they don't believe it delivers the benefits it should; but it's an essential aspect of overall fitness.
When looking to cut down, it's helpful to have a few healthy sweet treats in the bag to get you through any cravings. Here are eight of my favourites.
I wonder how many women have been told not to get 'any bigger' when they get into resistance training? I know how many times it's happened to me - and it's four times too many.