UK Dumbbell & Barbell Guides

Dumbbells (and barbells!) are the staple of just about every home gym ever built and it’s easy to see why. They’re relatively cheap, incredibly versatile (with an almost infinite number of possible exercises and ways to use them). Plus, they’re a great solution if you’re short on space at home. In this section we’ve got some juicy guides on the best dumbbells you can grab for your home workouts as well as plenty of professional tips and help for anyone getting started with good-old gravity-based resistance training. Your biceps are guaranteed to grow 2 inches simply by looking at this page. *

* That might not be true.

Dumbbell & Barbell Buyer Guides & Reviews

Power Block Sport 24 Review

Power Block Sport 24 Review

Welcome to our review of the popular Power block 24 adjustable dumbbells (available on Amazon). This is one of the best-known adjustable weights people go for so we were eager to see what all the

Beginner Dumbbell Help & Guides

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MuscleSquad Adjustable Dumbbells Review

In the last few years, we’ve seen the fitness scene change almost entirely. With gyms off-limits for most people, everyone has shifted hard to home workouts. But most people just don’t have the space (or

Are Dumbbells Safer Than Barbells

Are Dumbbells Safer Than Barbells?

Not all weights are equal. Adding weights to your workouts increases the intensity, but dumbbells and barbells each bring their risks and rewards. In this guide, we’ll weigh up which weight is safest and give

Home Running & Treadmill Guides

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Can You Count On Your Treadmill Calorie Counter?

Even the most basic treadmill will have an in-built calorie counter that will gauge how many calories a user burns in a session. However, given that some treadmills do this without asking for salient information,

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Are Folding Treadmills Do Any Good?

One of the main factors that hold people back from buying a treadmill is the pragmatic problem of where to put it. The machine itself is bulky, raising the question of where in the house

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What Is A Curved Treadmill And Is It Right For Me?

Different variations of the standard treadmill have developed this machine to suit the needs of modern living and diverse training goals. For example, a walkpad (hyperlink to walkpad article) is a compact version of a

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The ProForm Pro 9000

What is the ProForm Pro 9000 The most powerful and most expensive treadmill in the ProForm range, the Pro 9000 is a beast that’s designed to sit at a competitive level with some of the

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How To Build Endurance On A Treadmill

How do you gauge your treadmill performance? Are you someone who gets on and goes for as long as they can at a reasonable pace or do you have specific metrics in mind before you

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Can You Use Strava on a Treadmill?

One of the most impressive fitness tracking applications on the market today, Strava is purpose-built for runners and cyclists that want to train more intelligently. Providing detailed information and analytics about every run and cycling

Is a Treadmill Good for Losing Belly Fat?

Big tummy, love handles, and beer bellies beware! Today we’re taking a look at how effective running machines are at reducing your waistline and helping get back into those jeans. Stick with us while we

How Much Is A Decent Treadmill

How Much Is A Decent Treadmill?

In this guide, we’re looking at how much you should spend on a treadmill and what to expect at each price point. Anyone shopping for a good treadmill is going to be absolutely swamped with

Can You Play Music On NordicTrack Treadmills

Can You Play Music On NordicTrack Treadmills?

According to research, listening to music is one of the secrets to getting more out of your running workout. In this guide we’re looking at the different options you have to get music playing through

ProForm Pro 5000 vs NordicTrack 1750

ProForm Pro 5000 vs NordicTrack 1750

Who giants in the treadmill world: ProForm’s ‘pro’ 5000 and NordicTrack’s 1750. If you’re sick of trying to pick between these machines, hopefully, this guide will help make the decision easier. We’ll cover absolutely everything

Beginner HIIT Treadmill Workout Guide

Beginner HIIT Treadmill Workout Guide

In this post, we are going to explain what treadmill HIIT is all about, how it can benefit you, and give you some tips on how to create your own HIIT session on your running

Treadmills vs Running Outside

Treadmills vs Running Outside

When winter rolls around again, the season brings a change in conditions that can make exercise less enjoyable and even put some off jogging altogether. From a health and fitness point of view, the timing

Am I Too Old To Start Running At 60

Am I Too Old To Start Running At 60?

Whether You’re 16 or 60, it’s the perfect time to start jogging When social restrictions first came into place, there was a sudden shift in the nation’s relationship with jogging. Once seen as an activity