Want To Improve Yourself? Start With Your Posture!

Whether it’s because of our day jobs with lots of sitting, heaps of time in transport or constantly checking our devices, poor posture is a big factor in most people’s lives these days, in particular poor head posture. The physical effects of bad posture Poor head posture can have lots …

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Three Cues To Perfect Your Deadlift

It amazes me how many people avoid deadlifts for fear they will hurt themselves. But it’s a movement you do in everyday life! Why not perfect them in the gym to keep you strong? How to perfect your deadlift It’s a full body movement so you need to make sure …

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Nerve Tightness – Is It Responsible For Your Pain And Fatigue?

So, I think we all know what it feels like to be tight and sore in our muscles and joints after training. Anyone training hard will be familiar with the dreaded DOMs. But do you recognise when your nerves are tight as well as your joints and muscles? Understanding nerve …

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Climbing To The Top: Anna’s Season Part 1

As I have just sailed past the half way mark of my competitive season for 2018, I thought I would give an update of my results. In summary, it’s been my best season in terms of overall results thus far. But it has also been the most challenging with full …

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The Benefits Of A Plant-Based Diet For Your Gut

It’s 2018 and we’ve seen a new wave of people opting for a greener, whole food diet while kicking out unnecessary processed food and meat as more studies unravel the health concerns over these food choices. “Plant-based” is still quite loosely defined. Generally speaking it is a diet mainly consisting …

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No Time To Train? Try Thor’s 20 Minute Session

Life can be busy and sometimes it becomes challenging to make enough time in your day to hit the gym for you scheduled workout. No time or facilities to train? You might have put in an extra couple of hours at the office and simply can’t commit to your usual …

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Learning To Be A Beginner

I tried hot body yoga a little while ago and oh my goodness, while I loved the heat I hated feeling like the oldest, stiffest, least proficient of everybody in the room.  I don’t think anybody likes feeling they are the worst at what they are doing! And for a …

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How To Resist Temptations

It can be really hard to resist indulging in your favourite food when you have set yourself a goal. But maybe the key to curbing the cravings is adjusting your mindset? Whenever we’re dieting, we find ourselves constantly saying “No, I can’t eat that” a lot. Suddenly, foods that weren’t …

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Why Women Shouldn’t Fear Creatine

Creatine is one of the most researched and proven supplements on the market and a beneficial addition to anyone’s stack I’ve heard it time and time again from women…”creatine is just a men’s supplement”, “creatine will make me bulk up”, “creatine will make me fat”, “creatine will bloat me”. The …

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The World’s Greatest Warm Up

Bulk Ambassador Ella takes you through her fave warm up and explains why warming up is so important! You may not know it but the most important part of your workout is the warm up. Why is warming up so important? Well, you want to ensure your joints are moving …

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The Benefits Of Cycling

What Can Cycling Do For You? There are many different ways you can improve your fitness and lead a healthy lifestyle. You can go to the gym for example, take up running or even compete in a sport. One physical activity that is sometimes overlooked is cycling. Cycling is actually …

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How To Get Started At The Gym

Do you remember when you first started school? The first time you rode a bike? The first time you baked a cake? The first time you drove a car? Maybe the first time you went through the airport and all the security requirements? When you first tried all of these …

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Programming Thor’s Four

I’m back with all the details on how to implement Thor’s Four Training and start making real progress. In my recent blog Thor’s Four,  I discussed why the barbell squat, deadlift, bench press and chin-up are superior exercise choices for your strength and muscle development. I received some really positive feedback from …

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Am I Over Training?

One of the trickiest parts of being an athlete in my opinion is when to train and when to rest. It’s not as simple as picking 5-6 training days and 1-2 rest days for example. This may be insufficient training to one athlete and excessive training for another. Alternatively, the …

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The Bulk Nutrients Super Mums

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful Mums out there! Being a Mum is one of the most important and rewarding jobs in the world, but let’s not forget how busy life can be. From juggling a career and a busy family life to finding time to get to the …

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5 Reasons To Use Battle Ropes

If you’re looking for an epic finisher to your workout, look no further than the battle ropes. Battle ropes are often thought of as a tool for your upper body, which they are. However, their benefits don’t end there. Battle rope workouts also recruit the muscles in your abs, back …

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How To Calculate Calories For A Mini Cut

What is a mini cut? The mini cut is an aggressive style of dieting that drastically reduces calories for a few short weeks (usually 4-6). The main aim of a mini cut is to enable an individual to maintain leanness with the main goal of putting on muscle over a …

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Sleep – Are You Getting Enough?

Remember when you were young and you hated going to bed? You would kick and scream against it and procrastinate constantly – You wanted to stay up all night! Well, how things have changed! Now most people desperately want more sleep but aren’t managing to get it and are therefore …

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