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While barbells, dumbbells and kettlebells all help when you’re looking to bulk up, it doesn't take a stacked weights rack and hours in the gym to build strength in your upper body. Next time you have half an hour free at home, try this workout and you’ll see...
To grow a big, wide chest you need to challenge your pecs in ways they have not been challenged before. Which is why doing three sets of ten barbell bench press every Monday and little else is never going to be enough to build impressive pecs. So if you’re...
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...
With new rules making formula one cars faster and heavier, teams have been upgrading their most crucial components: the drivers. At McLaren’s HQ, these changes are inspiring training innovations that promise to fast-track strength and endurance gains for F1 drivers and fitness fans alike The glass and steel buildings,...

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...

The 100 Rep Workout

Used for decades by Russian soldiers, kettlebells have found favour in the UK in the past few years – and with good reason. Their top-mounted handle makes them ideal for ballistic, swinging movements, giving options that are hard to replicate with dumbbells or a bar. And because moves...
The best day of the year is Christmas Day. Ignore the Scrooges – that’s just a fact. The second best day is probably your birthday. The third best day is, without any doubt, National Fitness Day. Of course if your birthday falls on Christmas Day both are ruined...
Strength? Check. Power? Check. Co-ordination, tenacity and punch-proof, photoshoot-friendly abs? Check, check and double check. If you’re looking for a sport to make all-round improvements to your body, boxing’s for you. With multimillion-dollar purses on the line at every title bout, sports science is doing its utmost to...
The Hoka One One Clifton line of low-offset running shoes has attracted a dedicated fanbase on the basis of offering maximum cushioning without adding too much weight. Starry-eyed advocates of the Clifton describe its ride as “pillowy soft” or “like running on clouds”. This is a shoe that...
There’s no reason at all to stop cycling when the winter arrives in the UK. Well, that’s not entirely true. There are plenty of reasons – mainly that it’s colder and darker. Perhaps it’s better to say there is no reason to stop cycling in the winter if...