Man of the Week: Tim Smyczek is a winner

This week our Man of the Week is Tim Smyczek. Don’t recognise his name? Unless you follow the early rounds of the Australian Open this year I don’t blame you.

Smyczek was facing Rafael Nadal (a more familiar name to a lot of you) in the second round at the Australian Open. Continue reading

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Gym Etiquette: How to act when attending the gym

Going to the gym can be a daunting exercise for many people with a lot of people not knowing what to do or how to act when they attend a gym. Ian Allen is a personal trainer and he gives some helpful tips as to what to do when attending a gym.

When first joining a gym it can be an awkward situation, especially if all you want to do is shed a few pounds off that beer belly but you find yourself surrounded by people lifting more than you weigh. This can be off putting. Continue reading

Anabolic Steroids, “Nobody likes a cheater.”

Steroid abuse - Testosterone injection

Steroid abuse – Testosterone injection

   The use of anabolic steroids is increasingly becoming a big issue with young males. Although we don’t like to admit it men are very conscious of their bodies and their body image.

   We see A-list celebrities and sports stars with A-list bodies and we strive to look the same.

   We always look for the short-cuts and the easy options in life and our health and fitness is no different. Why put in the hard work, deal with injury and end up with lesser results when there is a quick fix?

   Anabolic steroids are an illegal drug the same as Cocaine or Heroine. Sports Scientist and Fitness Instructor Danny Wilson spoke about his opinion on the drug. “Generally, people who take steroids often hold a lack of knowledge of what they are consuming, therefore steroid abuse is common.” Not only is the use of steroids a problem but not using the drug correctly can lead to serious health side affects.

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Dr. Andrew Deaner is our man of the week after he rushed to the aid of Fabrice Muamba

Dr. Andrew Deaner with paramedics and Fabrice Muamba

This week we turn to football for our man of the week. It is not a man who plays in the game of football or manages, but he is a fan and his name is Dr. Andrew Deaner.

Dr. Deaner attended the Tottenham Hotspur vs Bolton Wanderers FA Cup clash at the weekend. Events at the game took a turn when Bolton’s Fabrice Muamba collapsed with heart failure.
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Your Guide To Getting In Shape For The Summer

Jersey Shore's own Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino

March is here. Christmas and the New year seem like a long time ago now. A couple of days of mild weather and it feels like Spring has sprung.

Lets face it the last few months has probably involved an excess amount of eating, drinking and partying… Our only excuse for this being “A bit of insulation will do the job over the winter.”

Summer is no longer a light at the end of a long dark tunnel and is only a few months away. Long nights, Barbeques, holidays, beaches, what isn’t to like about that.
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