Womens

  • Hit The Barre | 3 Barre Exercises for Beginners

    By Natasha Wynn | In Training, Womens | on September 2, 2015

    Ballet-based workouts have been increasing in popularity over the last few years, and with good reason. With celebrity endorsements from the likes of Victoria Secret models (Jourdan Dunn), Hollywood starlets (Natalie Portman) and pop princesses (Madonna), it’s no wonder that the craze, which began in the US, has been creeping, slowly but surely, to UK […]

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  • The 10 Realities of Dating A Bodybuilder

    By Kelly Vaughan | In Womens | on August 31, 2015

    So you’re dating a body builder. Good for you. They are admirable men, with the drive and focus that you can only expect from professional athletes. And they ARE professionals. Even if the man you have your eye on has never been near a stage, and hasn’t even purchased his Speedo yet, you can bet […]

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  • Tips to Get Into The Fitness Industry & Up On Stage

    By Sarah Harradine | In Ambassadors, Training | on August 28, 2015

    Brittany Bennett is a Myprotein Ambassador, NPC Physique Competitor, head trainer at MetroFlex Denver – and Lupus sufferer. Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease, causing the body to attack its own healthy tissue. Brittany always dreamed of getting up on stage but felt like her illness was holding her back – check out her before […]

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  • Brittany Bennett | Living and Competing with Lupus

    By Sarah Harradine | In Ambassadors, Training | on August 13, 2015

    Getting to the gym can be tough sometimes, right? Some mornings you could be more tired than others, or maybe the couch is more tempting than the HIIT session you had planned. But what if your barriers were more than feeling tired that day? What if you suffered from a unpredictable disease that caused you […]

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  • 10 Minute Abs Workout | Victoria Spence

    By Sarah Harradine | In Training, Womens | on August 5, 2015

    As a bikini champion and co-creator of the #GirlGains Instagram phenomenon, Myprotein ambassador Victoria Spence knows how to get tight tummy. Vic also knows there’s more to life than obsessing over your abs, and balances her time between working out, eating well, and living life to the full. This workout is short enough to fit […]

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  • The Best No-Squat Glute Workouts

    By Jared Mullendore | In Training, Womens | on July 22, 2015

    There’s a huge hype over squats right now, especially on social media: pictures of girls posing from the back with headlines like want this booty? Better squat! There’s no doubt that squatting is one of the best glute workouts, but if you have joint or mobility problems that prevent you from performing this compound move, […]

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  • Powerlifting Women | Breaking the Stereotype

    By Jasmine Solder | In Training, Womens | on July 22, 2015

    Powerlifting is a subdivision of lifting weights that focuses on the three big lifts: squat, bench, and deadlift. It’s about having good technique, strength, and killer perseverance. Powerlifting has cultivated a community of both men and women who are all trying to become as strong as they can, and who encourage others in the same […]

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  • Protein for Women | How Much Should I Consume Daily?

    By Sarah Harradine | In Nutrition, Womens | on July 8, 2015

    Thanks to the ‘strong is the new skinny’ movement, fear of muscle building and protein for women is long-gone. The realization that ‘muscle tone’ is just another word for ‘muscle building’ has had ladies everywhere throwing their zero-fat yogurt in the trash to be replaced with a post-workout protein shake. But protein is essential for all […]

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