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  1. Bodybuilding Warehouse Makes the Lightning 50 Fastest Growing Ecommerce Company List

    We’re thrilled to share that we have made this year’s Lightning 50 list! We grew 191% between Dec 2019 and Dec 2020 and look forward to growing even further this year. We placed 33rd on the Lightning 50 Brightpearl powers ecommerce brands to streamline, automate and grow fearlessly and has seen first hand the incredible growth from innovative UK ecommerce...
  2. What are the benefits of exercising outdoors?

    What are the benefits of exercising outdoors?
    Believe it or not, Summer has arrived! Unfortunately for us here in the UK, Summer doesn’t always mean sunshine and warm weather! One minute its glorious sunshine and all you hear is ‘‘I’m melting or "I like it hot, but not this hot’’. Then the next minute the sun has gone, the sky is grey,cloudy and chances are its raining…...
  3. Can you build muscle with resistance bands?

    Can you build muscle with resistance bands?
    What are resistance bands? Resistance bands are often used in rehabilitation training for those who are coming back from an injury. However, they are growing in popularity and are considered vital equipment in many athletes’ workout programs. They can be bought in many different lengths and tension.  Some are designed in a stretchy loop form, some are flat and straight...
  4. What is Creatine? – Everything you need to know

    What is Creatine? – Everything you need to know
    Creatine is a substance that is found naturally in the bodies muscle cells. Its purpose is to help your muscles produce energy while heavy lifting or high-intensity training. Similar to amino acids, Your body can produce creatine from the amino acids glycine and arginine. Creatine is formed of three amino acids: L-arginine, glycine, and L-methionine. Around 95% of it is...
  5. What do Amino acids do and how do you take them?

    What do Amino acids do and how do you take them?
    What are amino acids & why do we need them? Amino acids are a group of 20 organic compounds. They are known as ‘the building blocks’ of proteins as they play such a foundational role and are involved in many chemical reactions throughout your body which helps maintain your body’s normal functions. Often, amino acids are nicknamed as ‘the building...
  6. Types of Protein Powder

    Types of Protein Powder
    Chances are you’ve had a protein shake this week. I’d also be willing to bet your shake contained some whey protein, maybe because its very convenient, portable, it tastes good, and is pretty cheap. You might also know that whey is high in leucine, reknowned for its anti-catabolic and anabolic actions and relatively quickly absorbed. Because you’re probably consuming most...
  7. 6 ways regular exercise can boost your mood

    6 ways regular exercise can boost your mood
    We all know exercise is good for us, even if we don’t want to admit that we need it. From helping you get a better night's sleep to boosting your confidence, we want to showcase just how much regular exercise can improve our lives and boost our overall mood and mental wellbeing. Exercise is not just about improving our aerobic...
  8. Top Ten Pre-Workout Supplements 2021

    Top Ten Pre-Workout Supplements 2021
    Pre-workouts have fast become a must have supplement, a staple in many gym-goers arsenal, from novice to more experienced lifters. From stimulant loaded pre-workouts for energy, nitric oxide boosters for pump and nootropics for mental focus, the benefits are countless. We have selected our Top 10 on site below! Warrior Rage Savage Warrior Rage Savage is a complete pre-workout experience...
  9. High Protein, Post-Workout Foods For Gaining Muscle

    High Protein, Post-Workout Foods For Gaining Muscle
    After a hard workout, our tired muscles need time to rest and plenty of food for them to recover and grow! The most efficient way for this to happen is by knowing what food the best is to eat and when to eat them! Nutritionist scientist and dietitian Steven Hertzler believes "There's a window of opportunity in the hour post-workout...
  10. How to build muscle - Women’s guide

    How to build muscle - Women’s guide
    The best way to put on weight, no matter gender, is to eat more calories than you usually burn! The best way to gain the right kind of weight is to exercise and eat a healthy balanced diet. You cannot have one without the other.  Protein, carb and fats are the three essential macronutrients when it comes to building muscle...

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