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.

Valor Fitness CA-27 Leg Stretch machine Review

Dancer stretching

 Want to be able to do the splits? ​The Valor Fitness CA-27 has everything you need to reach that goal. ​Thanks to a its well-dimensioned size, it's excellent for a home gym setting. You can use it to stretch your legs and hips, gradually increasing your limits with repeated use. Whether for improving your performance in competitive sports or achieving a better physique, …

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Fitness Reality X-Class Sit up Bench Review

Ab bench

​How would you like to significantly improve the effectiveness of your ab workout? Doing sit ups are good for improving your core strength, but you eventually get to the point where you need to do more to overload the muscles. This where using a sit up bench can really help. Whilst we previously mentioned the Fitness Reality X-Class in our review of the …

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The Best Manual Treadmill: Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

Running Exercise Machine

Manual treadmills are affordable, yet very efficient cardio devices. Unlike their larger, electrical relatives, manual treadmills are powered by the energy that comes from the user’s pacing, walking or running movements – in other words, you yourself are the power that keeps the treadmill in motion.Our Favorite Manual TreadmillsThere are numerous good manual treadmill models out there, so choosing between …

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Can You Drink Alcohol On The Keto Diet?

Drinking

Yes, we all know that alcohol and diets can be a bad combination – but yes, you can drink alcohol on the keto diet. However, moderation is important.  After all, you are on a physical mission to improve the food that you put in your body, in an effort to improve your body as a whole. Whilst we have previously …

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5 Exercises for Stretching Tight Hamstrings

Leg Stretches

What are the best ways to get those hamstrings loose? If you are anything like me, tight hamstrings can really limit your ability to do some of the things you love. These multiple stretches will give you the best results. There is the hurdler stretch, standing stretch, calf stretch, lying stretch, and an assisted stretch with a band. You need …

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Nitrofit Limber Pro Stretch Machine Review

 Stretching is one of the pillars of a solid fitness routine. If you're not stretching you risk having a bad posture, injuries and a reduced sense of wellbeing. For some of you, stretching might be a tad bit too boring to do regularly. Luckily, we have machines that make it way more fun and better. The Nitrofit limber pro stretch machine …

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How to do the Splits Fast and Easy for Beginners

Stretching to do the side splits

Ever looked at someone do the splits and wondered wow, look at how amazing that looks, their legs are flattened like spaghetti! Trust me there are many benefits to have your legs as nimble as a spaghetti string for both guys and for girls. In this article, I am going to show you step by step how to perform the …

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What is The Keto Diet? – Is It Right For Me

Want to quickly lose weight without extensive workouts and crash diet plans? Well, that’s all of us. In my weight loss expedition, I delved a little more into the latest diet rage which is Keto Diet. I found how you can eat chocolate, cheese, and meat and still reduce weight. What is the Keto diet? Keto or Ketogenic is a …

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Keto Diet Eating Out – 10 Delicious Meals You Can Eat

Keto chicken meal

You might think that a diet is extremely limiting, but the truth is that the keto diet actually allows for more than you might believe. With a few smart choices, you can still enjoy some amazing food. We have previously covered the top keto cook books for recipes you can enjoy at home but how do you stick to the …

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A List of Foods to Avoid On a Ketogenic Diet

Keto Food selection

In case you have missed it, Keto Diet is one of the latest fads that is taking over the weight-loss world by the story. This diet is known worldwide today due to its extreme nature and followers such as Halle Berry and the Kardashian Clan; due to their claim that low-carb and high-fat diet has helped them in shedding pounds …

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