The Bar’s Open: The Bulldog Gear Open Hex Bar

The Bar’s Open: The Bulldog Gear Open Hex Bar

Everyone wants a bar that's purposefully engineered to help them lift the heaviest weights imaginable, in the safest way possible. One that they can load and unload it without hurting their backs, and even take for a walk... So we made one- The Bulldog Gear Open Hex Bar
October 11, 2022 — Team Bulldog
How Do I Know Which Bar is For me? Our Barbell Comparison Guide

How Do I Know Which Bar is For me? Our Barbell Comparison Guide

The barbell is the quintessential tool of weight training- perhaps only superseded by the humble dumbbell- but unlike the dumbbell there are a lot of options when it comes to picking the right bar. Let us run you through some of our offerings, so you can make the right decision for your needs.

October 11, 2022 — Team Bulldog
Gym Hacks: The Foam Roller Hack Squat

Gym Hacks: The Foam Roller Hack Squat

In lieu of the space in your home gym for a large hack squat machine, this foam roller alternative requires just a pair of dumbbells or a barbell, a foam roller and a clear, stable wall to support your back.
September 28, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Is The Anabolic Window Real? Trainer Explains

Is The Anabolic Window Real? Trainer Explains

Is it true that I need to get protein in immediately after I train? Is a post-workout shake really that important? Our fitness editor Andrew Tracey puts the so-called 'anabolic window' to the test.

September 20, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Get a Grip: 8 Different Pull-up Grips and Their Benefits

Get a Grip: 8 Different Pull-up Grips and Their Benefits

If you’ve already mastered the basics and you’re firmly on the righteous path of the pull-up we’ve got eight new variations for you to spice up your regime with next time you hit the bar, along with the rationale behind performing each version.
September 20, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
The Best Movement You're Not Doing: The Kneeling Half Moon

The Best Movement You're Not Doing: The Kneeling Half Moon

The Kneeling Plate Half Moon takes a simple shoulder drill, encourages you to go heavy, then literally brings you to your knees. Your core is going to have to work overtime with this one.
September 13, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Is it Really 80% Diet, 20% Nutrition? Trainer Explains

Is it Really 80% Diet, 20% Nutrition? Trainer Explains

Is it really '80% diet vs. 20% nutrition'? It’s a statement that's heard so much many of us accept it as a piece of ‘common wisdom’. But is it actually true? Our in-house coach Andrew Tracey takes a look.

September 08, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
The Best Movement You’re Not Doing: The Odd Object Get-up

The Best Movement You’re Not Doing: The Odd Object Get-up

The 'odd object get-up' takes many, if not most, of the benefits of it’s cousin- 'The Turkish Get-up' and funnels them through a brutish, awkward wrestle against an untameable implement, building rugged, full body strength in the process.
September 01, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Georgina Gabriel’s Top Mobility Tips: Tip Three- Why Prioritize Your Mobility?

Georgina Gabriel’s Top Mobility Tips: Tip Three- Why Prioritize Your Mobility?

Short on time and not sure if you should prioritize your mobility? Yoga instructor, Crossfit coach and movement specialist Georgina Gabriel shares the third in a series of her top tips when working to improve your range of motion.
September 01, 2022 — Design Bulldog
How Do I Get Better at Kipping Pull-Ups? Calisthenics Expert Explains

How Do I Get Better at Kipping Pull-Ups? Calisthenics Expert Explains

Kipping pull-ups get a bad wrap. Calisthenics expert and master of functional anatomy Tim Stevenson gives us his top tips for getting those kipping pull-ups RIGHT.
September 01, 2022 — Team Bulldog
Cold Showers, Ice Baths and Sea Dips: What’s the Deal with Cold Exposure?

Cold Showers, Ice Baths and Sea Dips: What’s the Deal with Cold Exposure?

There’s a growing body of evidence to suggest that spending time exposing yourself to the extreme the cold, has a huge list of benefits that fly in the face of traditional wisdom. We take a look at a handful of the espoused benefits and the science that backs up the claims, before digging into four ways you can experience them for yourself.

August 26, 2022 — Andrew Tracey
Am I Too Heavy to Start Calisthenics? No! Lucy Lismore Explains

Am I Too Heavy to Start Calisthenics? No! Lucy Lismore Explains

Can I do Calisthenics if I'm overweight? OF COURSE YOU CAN! Starting any new sport can be daunting for anyone, but the world of Calisthenics is far more accessible than you may think. Personal Trainer and Online Coach Lucy Lismore shares her advice.