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  • Chair Full-Body Home Workout

      If you have a chair at hand, there’s no reason to miss out on this one. Our #TeamBulk ambassador @alexfitcleland has put together this chair full-body home workout to get the most out of this time spent indoors. Decline Press-Ups Expect your arms, shoulders and chest to burn more than with a classic press-up. […]

  • Resistance Band Home Workout

    If you’re a regular gymgoer, it’s easy to forget how much you can achieve with minimal equipment such as a resistance band and your body weight. Our #TeamBulk ambassador @alexfitcleland has put together a super-easy-to-follow resistance band home workout you can count on during these lockdown days. All you need is a bit of space […]

  • The Running Edit: Peak week and tapering explained

    With the countdown officially on for the London Marathon, now is the time to make sure you’re fully prepared for your final weeks of training. We’ve called in Barry’s Bootcamp Instructor Andre Bates to ensure you hit the start line race ready. I’ve heard I should do a peak week… what’s that? This is the […]

  • The Running Edit: Nutrition and Stretching

    When it comes to running, nutrition, warming up and cooling down are essential for keeping your performance in tip-to condition. What should you eat? How should you stretch? We asked BULK POWDERS athlete and adidas Runners captain, Sajeh Tavasolie, for much-needed answers. How should I warm-up for a long run? If you head out for […]

  • GET TO KNOW: SOPHIE ARIS

    From Art teacher in Oldham to bikini competitor and now health-and-fitness guru, Sophie’s friendly face, bubbly personality and relatable content has gained her over half a million Instagram followers. We sat down with our brand-new ambassador to find out more about her journey into the fitness world. When did you first get into fitness? About […]

  • The Running Edit: Five reasons why strength training is great for runners

    Five reasons why strength training is great for runners Whether you’re running your first 10k race or gearing up for this year’s London Marathon, strength training is your pre-race secret weapon. We sat down with six-time marathon runner and Lead Trainer at Digme Fitness, Ben Davie, to chat about the importance of mixing the miles […]

  • The Running Edit: Marathon advice from endurance experts

    Marathon season is upon us and you could probably do with a dose of extra motivation for the final push. Andy Elks and Laura Shewbridge are two seasoned endurance runners lining up for the London Marathon this year and as a happy coincidence, work for us at Bulk Powders HQ. We sat down with the […]

  • Understanding the Science of DOMS

      How to Recover After a Workout DOMS can cause muscle weakness and pain in the days following an intense workout. This can prevent you from training on a regular basis and in order to know how to recover, you must first understand why we experience DOMs. There are a number of precautionary steps someone […]

  • Early Bird vs Night Owl: Are There Any Benefits To Waking Up Early?

      If you’ve been around on social media long enough, you’ve definitely seen those go-getters who swear by their morning routine: wake up at 5am, do yoga, drink some strange concoction they swear has magical powers (like kombucha or butter-coffee), perform 1000 crunches, whatever. However, with so much hype around early mornings and getting after […]