Unleash the BEAST!!

‘Beast grips’ is BEASTGEAR latest product and it’s another stormer!! Beast grips have been designed to improve grip strength by strengthening the muscles in the wrist, forearms, shoulder and neck. Whilst strengthening these muscles the joints also increase in mobility which assists in injury prevention and they will now have a permanent place in my kit bag!! Every time we use BEASTGEAR the customer service is outstanding, whether it be in…

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My milk substitute brings all the boys to the yard…

Milk me? Ok fine, you don’t really have to milk me but I’m allowed to dream right?… This article touches on alternatives to MOO MILK. In today’s day and age where we are all looking for healthier alternatives and experimenting with different ingredients to find out what works and what doesn’t, Fitness Hacks thought they’d throw their hat in the ring and offer some (hopefully) helpful light-hearted advise. There are…

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What’s changed in a year?

So, as an apology for my inability to put pen to paper over the past few months I wanted to detail a few key things which have helped me from truffles to, well, less of a sweaty mess. I can confirm I’ve lost nearly 2 stone (aka 12kg, or as heavy as an Dachshund) Sharing is caring The perceptive individuals out there will note some of these will reflect Fitness…

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Goals setting, one step at a time!

So welcome to a brand new spanking year of 2017! Goal setting is huge for making your dreams more attainable. New year, new you….. What does that even mean?! There is always a lot of ‘fluff’ around New years. “I’m going to get into shape this year” “I’m going to try to be healthier” These are meaningless and massively vague! It’s important to be specific when setting your goals and in turn they…

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Lets get to the CORE of the issue!

We’re BACK!!!! Apologies for the absence but life gets in the way sometimes!! Harry and I are re-charged and ready for round two, bringing you loads of cool new Fitness Hacks. Our friends at BEASTGEAR have hit the fitness market with a cool new product to help you train your core in a completely different way. More and more we hearing about ‘functional’ training and Me and Harry are all over this,…

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Cardio for the gibbon (cardio without running)

Let’s define a gym gibbon first: A muscular beast who feels more comfortable on a bench press than running a mile. For reference, I am not saying this is a negative thing because I can be one! However we have to get the dirty C word (cardio) in somehow, and no that isn’t adding two more reps to each set. Because of the need for cardio (you heard me –…

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10 Fitness Hacks in image format!

When the lord finished speaking he gave the world 10 Fitness Hacks inscribed into poor images (FakExodus 34). Okay – poor humour and blasphemy at the beginning of an article. What else do you need! Last week we created 10 images to represent 10 easy FitnessHacks, following that we were asked by a couple of people to put all the images into one article. For everyone’s ease! So here goes, 10 hacks to…

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Coconut water. Hydration hack or myth?

My friend thinks he’s smart. He said “Onion’s are the only food that makes you cry”….So i threw a coconut at his face. No real relevance just made me laugh. Anyway! Hot topic, does coconut water work as a hydration aid or is it all a load of rubbish?! Big companies have made millions by enlisting celebrities to endorse their products, Harry and I don’t believe in that crap we…

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top 5 HIIT training

Holy HIIT that hurt

We thought we would document the 5 best HIIT circuits/routines we have either done and/or want to do in the future. Why? Well I’ve gone into HIIT before but to simplify it, HIIT(ing) isn’t so bad because; It increases your metabolism; It’s quick and convenient – similar to how tinder/grinder sells itself; and There is no equipment necessary. So what are these five illustrious circuits? Well I am glad you…

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