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Tubsters Training Tips – The Enjoyable Training Plan

Tubsters Training Tips – The Enjoyable Training Plan The first step to enjoyable training is to do something you actually enjoy, no more dragging your butt to the gym for a while. Squats and functional fitness may be a great way to get in shape but it also puts a lot of strain on your […]

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Getting Ripped the Vegan Way: A Beginner’s Guide

It’s easy to assume that being a vegan and getting ripped aren’t totally compatible. But the two really aren’t mutually exclusive. All you need is the right attitude, the right fitness routine, and (most importantly), the right diet. In today’s post, we’ll explain the fundamental steps you’ll need to take in order to get the […]

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Can You Really Build Muscle Mass on a Plant-Based Diet? Yes You Can!

There’s a lot of information (and misinformation) about there about plant-based diets and the role they play in bulking.Naturally, this is something that we hold close to our hearts here at Sativa Shakes, so we thought we’d take a little time to dispel some of the myths. The simple truth of the matter is this: […]

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Who Needs Gym Equipment? A Short Introduction to Bodyweight Training

With today’s hectic pace of life, it can be tricky to find time to get to the gym even once – let alone multiple times per week! This is one of the reasons that bodyweight training is becoming so popular, not just in the UK but across the globe. There are plenty of programs available […]

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Bodybuilding vs. CrossFit: The Ultimate Grudge Match

When it comes to personal fitness, everybody has their favourites. But if you’re just starting out, it can something of a tall order to decide exactly which workout style is for you. Two of the most common forms of fitness regimes are bodybuilding and Crossfit. While each is unique in its approach to whipping your […]

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5 Essential Fitness Accessories You Can Find for Under £20

Who says keeping fit has to break the bank? By making the right choices about your fitness purchases, there are plenty of gym essentials you can pick up for less than twenty quid. Below we’ll share five of our favourite fitness accessories that will make your healthy regime better without making you feel like you’re […]

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Inspired – An interview with Eleanor Barlow

  Here’s what happened when we caught up with Eleanor Barlow – Personal Trainer, Snowboard instructor and occasional fitness model and all round hero! To get started – How did you get into training? I’ve always been very sporty, at school and university I was a keen hockey and tennis player. When I started working […]

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The Truth Behind the World’s Biggest Fitness Myths

Just as with any popular pursuit, the world of health and fitness is brimming with myths, legends and half-truths. Some of these are so old and well-entrenched that you might not even realise they are complete fabrications. So just to make sure your fitness routine isn’t based on a load of hogwash, we’ve collected up some […]

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Post competition reflections – know your weaknesses, and strive to make them your strengths

It’s just over a week now since I competed for the second time this year with the WBFF at the Indigo, O2 ProAm extravaganza. All in all it was a confusing, crazy but very cool day!  I had the pleasure of catching up with some of the friends I’ve made on the competition circuit this […]

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Form or function – learning life lessons through body building!

I’m conflicted; form or function, killer abs or super strength…? Is it possible to achieve both or must I choose? I’m just reaching the end of 15 weeks’ worth of hard core training and dieting and about to commence ‘peak week’, the infamous last week before my physique competition when things start getting a little […]

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