Anax Fitness Blog

08May
08May

The many benefits of yoga

Comments| Posted in Training By Anax Fitness
Whether you join your local yoga class or simply have a go in the comfort of your own home, there are many great reasons why you should incorporate yoga into your workout schedule.

23Apr
23Apr

Time Under Tension for Size

Comments| Posted in Training By Anax Fitness
Lower and lift, that’s the typical way in which we perform gym based exercises whether they be bodyweight calisthenics, free weight dumbbell and barbell lifts or machines designed to hit specific muscle groups or movements.

22Apr
22Apr

Arm Size Made Simple

Comments| Posted in Training By Anax Fitness
Arm size is one of the key features of a muscular and athletic frame in all. Arguably one of the key parts of an impressive physique, ask most men what they hope to achieve from any training regimen and with the years beach season fast approaching who wouldn’t want to be able to display great upper arm size

31Jan
31Jan

Protein supplements have become such a natural part of our daily lifestyle that it has become second-nature to follow up our gym session with a hit of protein (and even during our workout).

25Jan
25Jan

Once you are passed the beginner level and know your way around the gym you will probably start to ask yourself what you can do differently in order to keep progressing.

09Jan
09Jan

In your twenties, everything is easy – going to the gym, playing football, riding a bike and jogging every single morning. You had the motivation, passion and patience for everything, but all of this changes as soon as you turn thirty. Suddenly, you don’t have that much time nor willingness to invest all your energy into working out.

09Jan
09Jan

It’s often said that just 8% of people stick to their New Year’s resolutions. Sure, you might feel super motivated right now in the first flush of January.

02Dec
02Dec

If you’re a runner, and particularly if you’re a female runner, you’ve probably heard at one point or another that you don’t need to weightlift. You’ve probably been told that lifting weights will make you “big” or “bulky” and that, especially if you’re a runner, being any “bigger” or “bulkier” than you need to be will simply slow you down, which is about the worst thing that could happen to any runner out there (barring injury).

30Nov
30Nov

Of all the people who make New Year’s resolutions, only about five percent manage to keep them. Yep, a whopping 95 percent of new Year’s resolutions FAIL and usually before the end of January.

20Nov
20Nov

Working out on a regular basis is beneficial by itself, but believe it or not, according to recent studies, working out with your romantic partner brings you into a whole new field of benefits. From reduced stress, better overall health and boosted confidence to strengthening your relationship and connecting even more with the one you love.

16Nov
16Nov

A Beginners guide to protein

Comments| Posted in Training By Anax Fitness
We all know gym goers consume supplements in the form of protein shakes and bars to bulk up, but what exactly are the benefits? Follow our ultimate guide to protein to find out exactly if/when should you consume them.

25Oct
25Oct

Believe it or not, a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. All you have to do is pick up a few small, positive habits that you can actually stick to, as consistency is an important part of being fit and healthy.

19Oct
19Oct

Lots of people are health conscious nowadays and want to maximize their health via correct diet and exercise. One of the most used tools in the goal to become healthy are protein shakes, especially with bodybuilders and athletes. However many of these people do not know exactly what they are doing to their body by eating many grams of highly processed protein powder every day.

11Oct
11Oct

Gold’s gym, and their iconic clothing range, is one of the most enduring brands in fitness. Today, there are over 700 Gold’s gyms worldwide, and the logo of a big, bald, muscular guy holding a bending barbell is world famous and instantly recognizable.

05Oct
05Oct

For decades, a majority of men have discovered the many benefits of weight lifting for getting in shape and ensuring one’s overall health. However, very few women have yet to start strength training.

03Sep
03Sep

A collection of the Internets best gym motivational quotes. Fire your ambition with our extensive list of bodybuilding and fitness quotes.

29May
29May

Gym clothing which is too tight on the legs may hinder the circulation of blood in the legs. Granted, you may have a flexible fabric on the seams, but if the seams do not expand to an adequate level, or if the elastic is too tight, then you will still be in trouble. When choosing your tight fitting work out shorts, ensure that you can fit two fingers underneath the fabric without too much pressure on the legs.

22May
22May

Are gym gloves safe?

Comments| Posted in Training By Anax Fitness
Weight lifting has its own set of gear and gadgetry to make the process safer and the effects better. There are belts and bands, specialized weights, cushioned Kettlebells and dumbbells, and numerous machines to make weight lifting personalized to the individual’s needs.

18May
18May

Our bodies crave to move and one way that you can feed that craving is working out every day. The biggest problem however for some people is the lack of motivation. Motivation to be the healthiest person possible can come from many places, such as wanting more time with family or simply wanting to finally fit in a size without the word plus in front of it. One little known fact is that what we wear out in public can also motivate us to succeed.

18May
18May

Fashion is one of the most fascinating aspects of life. We can look back through the generations and see the different fashions that were popular in that era. Each generation has had their own mark on the fitness world and today we are seeing that fashion and fitness has begun to meld together throughout the world

20Apr
20Apr

For your aesthetics it’ll provide you with the coveted V-taper, making your waist appear small and your shoulders broad and strong. It’s the classic power look, reminiscent of the golden age of Arnold, Lou and Franco.

22Feb
22Feb

Build boulder shoulders

1 Comments| Posted in Training By jordan gregson
“Clothes maketh the man,” said William Shakespeare, but that’s not entirely true. While clothes are important, it’s how you fill those clothes that really matters. And if you want to look your best, boulder-sized shoulders will make all the difference.

10Feb
10Feb

If you want to gain significant amounts of muscle, you need to modify your training and your diet. In gym-speak, that’s called bulking.

13Dec
13Dec

The festive period is fast approaching – it’s a time to relax, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy some seasonal food and beverages. But, if you are into your fitness, it can also be the time that derails your training, upsets your diet, and leads to fat gain.

16Nov
16Nov

The truth behind the over-training myth

13Sep
13Sep

Your guide to supersets

Comments| Posted in Training By Jordan Gregson
Amp up your workout - super setting 101!

05Sep
05Sep

Slim built guys are not genetically blessed to build muscle easily. That doesn’t mean you can’t!

30Aug
30Aug

Calisthenics – is it for you?

Comments| Posted in Training By Jordan Gregson
Calisthenics might well be one of the hottest fitness trends at the moment but, is it worth jumping on the bandwagon?

22Aug
22Aug

If you want to enhance your grip but do not want to resort to using lifting straps, gloves and chalk will definitely help. Which is better?

15Aug
15Aug

Are supplements really necessary?

Comments| Posted in Misc By Jordan Gregson
Always a topic of lively discussion, Are supplements really necessary? We have John from the-bodybuilding-blog.com sharing his own personal experiment and some valid research on sports supplements and the effects they claim to have on your body.
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