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10 reasons why bodybuilding prep is better when you're single

Just a bit of fun in today’s blog post, and one for all my single fitties!

It occurred to me last night, as I stirred my blended broccoli and tuna “soup” (don’t knock it til you try it – delicious – I can’t get enough!) that bodybuilding contest prep/dieting/whatever you want to call it is perhaps simpler (if not necessarily easier) as a singleton. 470 more words

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UK gyms owned by natural bodybuilders

UK gyms owned by natural bodybuilders (a work in progress!)


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Well, what else is there to do on a rainy Easter Sunday? ;) 165 more words

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Dealing with DOMS

Reader question time! Let’s talk DOMS.

I was asked recently:

“How you deal with leg DOMS? THE “worst of all” DOMS… how do you get back up off the loo when your glutes are screaming in pain?

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Training update: the countdown has started to 2014 bodybuilding competitions

A few people have asked for an update about training, competition prep, and generally “where are you in your off-season/prep?”

I find it tricky to blog about “prep” when I’m so far out from competition, but I know I love reading about other people’s training, nutrition, mindset etc, so hopefully whatever I end up blogging about here today will be of interest to someone (oh, hi Mum! 789 more words

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Audible sports audiobook of the month: Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography (Mike Tyson)

In this monthly blog series, I review a sports audiobook from audible.co.uk

March’s audiobook was Mike’s Tyson’s autobiography “Undisputed Truth”.

Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography (Mike Tyson) 709 more words

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Learn from the Champs: natural bodybuilding Q&A with best of British beef

There must be something in the water. Because Britain seems to produce a huge amount of very, very good natural bodybuilders. And, because the sport is so small and friendly, these people walk amongst us ;) Such is the family feel of our sport, I’m able to call various World Champions, British Champions and multi-titled bodybuilders “friends”. 369 more words

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Fitness kit I've tested this week: Well Hung Meat delivery organic meat box

Up for review today is a box of delicious organic meat from Well Hung Meat, an online organic butcher and meat delivery company who specialise in organic meat. 578 more words

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