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The Future of Fitness : Health & Fitness Predictions for 2019

A few thoughts.

Athlete's Guide to Injury Recovery: Managing Pain and Hastening the Process, Naturally

Health & Fitness Predictions for 2018

A few thoughts.

CBD for Improved Athletic Performance

Marijuana and athletes? That will surely raise a lot of eyebrows. But what if it’s not all bad?

Diet & Nutritious Foods for a Healthy & Strong Back

Look after your spine.

Air Pollution and Electric Cars

Dive in.

The Future of Fitness : Health & Fitness Predictions for 2017

A few thoughts on the coming year.

Online Health and Fitness for Everyone

Measurable, long term fitness results.

Live Video Streaming of Sports

Will we see live video streaming used for various sporting competitions?

How They Got Started : Marco Pessoa

How the enigmatic Marco Pessoa got started.

5 Steps to Build Your Own Personal Diet Plan

Time to get started.

The Gym Bag Essential that Could Take You to the Next Level

A fantastic grip accessory - the towel.

Twitter Lists

Whatever you're in to.

The Future of Fitness : Health & Fitness Predictions for 2016

Time once again to peek into the near-term future.

Is Your Body Actually Responding to your Exercises?

How do you know if your workouts are working or not?

The Forgotten Squat

Hack your way to massive thighs.

A Commercial Gym in 2020

Training in 5 years' time.

Nerve Repair = More Personal Training Clients

When will it be possible to repair/replace damaged nerves?

The Future of Fitness : Health & Fitness Predictions for 2015

Time once again to peek into the near-term future.

Personalised Settings in the Gym

Just the way you like it.

New Straight to the Bar T-Shirt : 'Circus Strongman'

Got the shirt?

The Reversal of Sports : From 'Aspirational' to 'Pure'

What happens when assistive devices become common?

How Many Calories Do I Need?

Work it out precisely.

The Future of Fitness : Predictions for 2014

Transformation Techniques V - Nutritional Basics 1 - Energy Requirements

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Kat 'The Mighty Kat' RickerOf course, if you're not quite sure what to get (maybe it's for a spouse/sibling/friend who's ready to 'get in shape') we can help you there too.

No matter what sort of training they're in to, we've got a few suggestions. And if you're looking for something specific, we'll help you find out where to get it. Just leave a comment on any of the posts listed below.

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And there's also the full list of the fitness-focused books, DVDs & equipment we've looked at over the years : Reading

NB : if you're still not sure what to get, there's always the option of buying them a gift card. There are certainly plenty of options; Amazon's still my favourite. And for a complete list of everything we use and recommend, swing by the reviews and reading areas. As well as the Straight to the Bar Store, of course. It's all in there.

To learn how to put it to work, swing by the Guides area.