Arthur Melo ‘hires his own personal fitness team’ at Liverpool

Arthur Melo ‘hires his own personal fitness team’ after Jurgen Klopp insists he must ‘be careful’ with the injury-prone midfielder… as Liverpool’s summer arrival ’employs a fitness coach, nutritionist and physiotherapist to join him at Anfield’ Arthur Melo ‘has hired his own personal fitness team since arriving at Liverpool’ The Brazilian midfielder arrived at Anfield … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Using a Squat Rack

photo: martvisionlk (Shutterstock) Do squats. That’s a standard piece of advice for getting strong, and if you’re interested in working with barbells, the story generally begins with “do barbell squats.” but how do you actually set up for squats? Today we’ll go through the steps in a way you’ll understand even if you’re a complete … Read more

How to exercise in a heatwave: We ask the experts for tips on working out safely

As we sweat through yet another period of high temperatures, exercise might be the last thing you want to do. But just because it’s hot out doesn’t mean you need to bin your workout routine completely, if you normally exercise and feel the need for some physical activity. Of course, to be absolutely safe, you … Read more

Stop Worrying About Whether Fitness Influencers Are On Steroids

photo: Nikolas_jkd (Shutterstock) The best and the worst thing about social media is that it lets us compare ourselves to others. When it comes to athletes and fitness influencers, those comparisons can inspire us. but what happens when somebody tells you you’re a fool for idolizing (fill in any name here), because they’re obviously on … Read more

How to Do Kettlebell Exercises Without Hurting Your Wrists

photo: oleksboiko (Shutterstock) Bruising your forearm or wrist is a common problem when you start working with kettlebells, but it doesn’t have to be that way. People who are able to do snatch after snatch without pausing are not simply used to the pain; they have simply learned how to do the move without whacking … Read more

Exercises ‘for Women’ Are Sandbagging You

photo: ViDI Studio (Shutterstock) As a woman who exercises, I find it strange to constantly come across recommendations about the best exercises “for women.” The lists are always full of unweighted exercises like bird dogs, and lightly-weighted ones like overhead presses with cute, tiny dumbbells. Meanwhile, when I work out I just…lift a thing? Maybe … Read more

How active lifestyles, sports and fitness programs are enabling Arab women to beat obesity, manage weight

JEDDAH: Obesity rates worldwide have been steadily rising over the past half-century, reaching a point at which experts say many nations are way off schedule to meet the World Health Organization’s 2025 global nutrition targets. Mindful of the pressures that high obesity rates place on local healthcare systems, to the detriment of quality of life, … Read more

Genotoxic carcinogens found in 60pc of cooking oil samples: consumer watchdog

Oil is an essential ingredient for cooking. According to the Consumer Council’s recent test on 50 samples of cooking oil, 94% were detected with 1 or more types of harmful contaminants. 29 samples were detected with the genotoxic carcinogen glycidol, 2 of which even exceeded the European Union’s standard. The Council sourced 50 samples of … Read more

Eden Hazard puts an end to Real Madrid fitness issues after spending summer with personal trainer

At Last Hazard! Belgian star puts an end to Real Madrid fitness issues after spending summer break with personal trainer… with the former Chelsea winger’s physique ‘exceeding the expectations of Carlo Ancelotti and his staff’ Eden Hazard has returned to Real Madrid training in peak physical condition The Belgian spent the summer working on conditioning … Read more

Gian Piero Ventrone is still loved by Tottenham stars despite vomiting after his fitness drills

Antonio Conte’s torturer in chief Gian Piero Ventrone is getting Tottenham up to speed for the new season in Seoul… his fitness drills regularly make stars VOMIT, but they still love him! Tottenham fitness coach Gian Piero Ventrone has pushed players to the limit In 30-degree heat and 70 per cent humidity in Seoul several … Read more