James Andrews

Hi I'm James and I'm a self confessed fitness fanatic. When I'm not personal training I enjoy multi discipline endurance events, mma and hitting the gym. I also love to write about my passion and I'm a firm believer in healthy body healthy mind.

The 5 Best Ez Curl Bars Reviewed By Fitness Experts

Cap Barbell EZ Curl Bar

The Ez (meaning ‘easy’) curl bar is the mother of all bicep builders. Shaped with a zig-zag design, it has a great focus on the necessary upper body muscle group. The ​Unique shape of ez bar allows you to target muscles in ways that are not possible with a standard straight bar.​Unfortunately the quality of some of the bars on the …

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Best Adjustable Dumbbells For Your Money

Top Adjustable Dumbells

We put the best adjustable dumbells to the test today and see how they compare. Dumbbells are one of the most versatile pieces of equipment available for those looking to increase their strength. It is possible to assemble an effective total body workout with just a single set of dumbbells. With dumbbells, you can efficiently incorporate countless upper body, lower …

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Merax Deluxe Adjustable Dumbbells Review

Row of Dumbbells

Merax is a reputable brand in the world of adjustable dumbbells and their deluxe adjustable dumbbells are among the most popular ones ​at the cheaper end of the market today. With a maximum weight range of 70lb even the most hardened weight trainer can get a good workout. ​Review of:​Merax Adjustable Dumbbells ​Rating Summary: ​I love the simplicity of these dial adjustable …

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Stamina InMotion Manual Treadmill Review

Women jogging

​Lately the manual treadmill market has seen a wave of cheaper manual treadmills hit the market. ​Some of the best treadmills ​we have seen can be found here. But how did the Stamina Inmotion stack up in our review? Lets take a look and find out. ​ ​Review of:​Stamina Inmotion ​Rating Summary: ​​Not the best manual treadmill we have reviewed at this price point. Although …

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Bowflex Selecttech 552 Dumbbells Review

​Bowflex are a big player in the adjustable dumbbell niche.  ​But does th​eir latest offering the selectech 552 live up to their reputation. ​Their latest offering is equivalent of 15 sets of weights in a single device. ​Review of:​Bowflex Selecttech 552 Dumbbells ​Rating Summary:​Another great offering from Bowflex. Good build quality, easy to use and a trusted make.   ​​OverviewThe Bowflex …

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Ativafit Adjustable Dumbbells Review

Adjustable Weights

Imagine if you could ​get a whole body workout with one simple dumbbell. This is exactly what ativafit adjustable dumbbell offers. ​If you don’t have enough space or budget for a set of fixed dumbbells, adjustable dumbbells are great alternatives that will save you a lot of money and allow you to carry the workout you need even at home. ​Review of:​Ativafit …

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GOGOUP Folding Treadmill Review

Walking on a tredamill

Today we had the opportunity to review the Gogoup folding manual treadmill. Read on to find out what we liked and what we disliked. ​Ever since its inception, GOGOUP aimed to deliver affordable, balanced, and somewhat innovative fitness equipment. Their flagship manual treadmill certainly aspires to follow such a path, with several key features that put it a notch above the most basic …

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Confidence Fitness Magnetic Manual Treadmill Review

Today we take a look and review the confidence Fitness Magnetic treadmill. ​You will see why it is such good treadmill value for money. ​Confidence fitness garnered quite a reputation as a brand that offers solid and well designed fitness equipment of various styles. And their magnetic manual treadmill ​is certainly a good example of their balanced and reliable products. ​Review of:​Confidence …

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Phoenix 98516 Easy-Up Manual Treadmill Review

Manual Treadmills Review

​Simple, Spartan, bare – these aspects are not often used to describe a manual treadmill, and often don’t lead to a great result. But what if we told You that they can actually be a great thing?  Simplicity is not often a bad thing. And this manual treadmill from Phoenix Health & Fitness is exactly the proof we need to back that …

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Assault Fitness AirRunner Curved Manual Treadmill Review

A man running

Take a pen and a paper and write with me. Durable, check. Environment-friendly, check. Easy to use, check. Great display, check. Kickass calorie burner, double-check! Oh, sorry I didn’t tell you what I’m talking about.  It’s the Assault Fitness AirRunner! Or shall I say your new frenemy? ​Review of:​Assault Fitness Airrunner ​Rating Summary:​​Put simply this is the best high end manual treadmill …

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