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5 Muscle tips

Sometimes it is good to leave the ego at the door when trying to build muscle and improve your body composition. There are some things that are worth doing properly, especially when it comes to the correct techniques that will help your muscle building go more smoothly. Here are 5 tips to help gym newbies and seasoned gym goers build or maintain more muscle. Maintain good form Before you even go near a barbell you need to have a clear image in your mind of the exercise you are planning to do. Make sure you are clear about how the lift or press will go, whatRead More →

gym etiquette

Gym Etiquette  Have you ever wondered what the underlying rules are when it comes to gym etiquette? When I talk about gym etiquette, I’m not talking about the terms and conditions in the membership or the basics like “do not spit on the floor”. I mean the rules of etiquette as applied to the gym. These gym etiquette rules are usually displayed somewhere in your gym and are generally, for the most part, the same in any gym. I have used several gyms over the years and here are my top 10 tips to help you become a gym etiquette master. 10 Gym Etiquette Tips for Beginners. Wipe up your sweatRead More →

Make Running Fun

Make Running Fun You need to make running fun when you first start out. Your goal as a new runner may be simple, lose some weight, join a social running club or maybe have some time to your self away from the stresses of home and work. “Whatever your reason for starting to run, you will get more from your running if you follow these 10 quick tips to make your running safer and more fun. Let’s dive in… Be proud of your self: Everyone knows that keeping fit is a good move but not everyone has the drive or incentive to get off theirRead More →

Kickstart your Fitness

5 Great ways to kickstart your fitness Is there a way you can kickstart your fitness? A way to make improving your health part of your daily routine… part of your life? A lot of people ask this question and in this post, I will give you 5 tips to help you begin to build fitness into your daily routine. Don’t let all the conflicting information available online make you hide away in a corner and decide not to build a fitter you. You know that you need to do more than just sitting and watching TV. But when and how do you start slotting fitness intoRead More →

how to set realistic new year's resolutions

In this post, I want to discuss how to set realistic new year’s resolutions, why new year’s resolutions do not work for everyone, how to set yourself realistic goals and how to guarantee that you will smash them. The new year is a time of resolutions and goal setting… This is the time of year where most people will take on the personal and sometimes peer pressured challenges that we commonly call new year’s resolutions. Now don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with setting personal challenges and with the correct use of SMART objectives they can be a motivational tool that leads toRead More →

Wellness GPS with Allan Misner

A Guest post by Allan Misner: Use your Wellness GP   Without a wellness GPS, you may be asking questions like: Should I go keto? Should I go vegan? Should I do cardio during the same workout I do strength exercises? Why is the scale going up when I’m doing everything right?   Since you are on Bob’s New Health Outlook site, I’m guessing you are here to answer some questions. CONGRATULATIONS! Before we go too far there is one thing we must do first. We must set our wellness GPS. What is a wellness GPS? Like the GPS in your car or on yourRead More →

36 Hour Fasting

36 Hour Fasting… A few weeks ago I experimented with 36Hr fasting, why?, Well it wasn’t for the hunger pangs and the need to drink gallons of water to keep myself satiated. Yes, fasting may not be for everyone and it can be a bit of an eye-opener, but it is worth the effort for the many benefits you could reap from partaking in just one 36 hour fast per month, and here’s why. It may be uncomfortable and even looked on as almost sacrilege by “eat every few hours” bodybuilders, but there is a lot to be said for the beneficial effect of 36-hourRead More →

3 of the best HIIT workouts

HIIT Workouts for you to try. Following on from What is HIIT, I have compiled a list of 3 simple High-Intensity Interval Training Routines for you to try out. Some are pretty intense so I would recommend seeking your GP’s advice if you are at all unsure of your fitness level.   Be safe and happy training. Number 1: The Body Coach: Joe Wicks’s 20-minute HIIT workout plan The circuit You’re going to do 30 seconds of work, followed by 30 seconds of rest. Take more rest if you need to: focus on the intensity while working. Running with high knees Keeping a nice straightRead More →