Growing your glutes – it’s the goal of eight out of ten women on the gym floor and the topic of ultimate influence on social media. It seems that these days, every trainer has a “booty blasting” program that they’re selling and all it takes is a few interesting hip thrust variations to get your video to go viral. Getting a bigger gluteus maximus, medius and minimus isn’t just about banded walks and squats though – it’s actually much more of a science than that. If you’re trying to get bigger glutes and it’s so far been a fail, there’s a [...]
Whether you’re already on the healthy eating bandwagon or not, what you eat at the start of your day matters, and here’s a little help in that area! Read on to know some of the best healthy breakfast foods out there that need to be on your plate (or cup) to help kick start your day on a healthy and super charged note! Eggs Apart from being undeniably delicious, there are several other reasons that make egg a top choice for a breakfast food. Firstly, several studies have confirmed the fact that when consumed during breakfast, eggs can keep you feeling full [...]
Intermittent fasting is the new trend amongst health and fitness experts to help speed up weight loss. Losing weight fast and adopting a healthier lifestyle probably sounds too good to be true but the reality is, it’s possible (if done correctly)! To gain a clear understanding of how intermittent fasting can help with weight loss you must understand what it is exactly. What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a diet plan where you fast consecutively for a set period of time everyday. This is usually between 16-20 hours of fasting. The most popular version is the 16/8 method where you [...]
We’ve all heard the popular phrase before, but what are the benefits of IIFYM and how does it work? If it fits your macros (IIFYM) is a flexible diet that focuses on staying within the macronutrient goal (protein, carbohydrates and fats). IIFYM has been known to be more effective than other diet trends because of its consistency and doesn’t restrict what you eat! Depending on the individual’s body type, lifestyle and goals, everyone will have a different macronutrient target so calculating the macronutrient breakdown is critical. However, like with any diet there are advantages and disadvantages and whilst this may [...]
Anyone in the fitness industry—from beginner to pro—will have used supplements at least once. Even people who aren’t really “into fitness” have probably used supplements at least once in their lives. Perhaps the most asked question regarding supplements is “do you need supplements to build an attractive physique?” The answer, like always, is it depends. It depends on the individual; it depends on your goals; it depends on your current state of health, genetic predispositions and health risks; and it depends on your budget. What are Supplements? They supplement the food you eat; contain one or multiple dietary ingredients such as vitamins, [...]
Launched on the 16th of October 2012 Strong Lift Wear has been inspired by passion and developed for enthusiasts. For years gym clothing has been lacking in quality, inspiration and ingenuity – whilst we aim to keep some of the ‘old favorites’ (t-backs and stringers) we are here to bring today’s generation a vibrant and innovative range of apparel.