• You are here:
  • Home »
  • Author's Archive:

All posts by Matt Smith

Is Bodybuilding a Sport

Is Bodybuilding a Sport? An Honest Opinion

Bodybuilders are athletes, men and women who train harder than pretty much any other athlete. But is bodybuilding a sport? In this article, I will take a look at what the definition of a sport is, whether bodybuilding fits into that definition and whether it should even want to. Bodybuilding is primarily judged on aesthetics, […]

Continue reading
How to Fix Your Bench Press

How to Fix Your Bench Press

In this podcast, I teach you how to fix your bench press. This will involve leaving your ego at the door. Lowering the weight, working on your grip, learning how to set up properly. It will also involve a few training tips that can make huge differences over time. How to Fix Your Bench Press […]

Continue reading
Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep

Bad Night? Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep?

Picture the scene, you’ve worked out, you ate 5 nutritious meals (out of Tupperware containers of course) and you’ve climbed into bed at 10pm. But at 2am you are still awake. Why is that? Could it be that bodybuilding itself is responsible? Can bodybuilding affect sleep? Let’s find out. Bodybuilding has a strong relationship with […]

Continue reading
Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

I saw a video recently, it was of a bodybuilder being unable to pull a sticker off of his upper back. It was a good laugh, but it got me thinking, can bodybuilding affect flexibility? Hopefully, this article will help to uncover the truth. Bodybuilding should improve flexibility for most people, as it involves a […]

Continue reading
the anti diet movement

The Anti Diet Movement: Has it Gone Too Far?

I’m a fence-sitter, I like to think that most people in the fitness industry should be. Fence sitting should be your default move in an industry as young as this. This is why I tend to be sceptical (cynical?) about any part of the fitness industry that reduces the world into black and white. Does […]

Continue reading
Can You Train Every Day?

Bodybuilding: Can You Train Every Day?

Many professional bodybuilders appear to spend their lives in the gym, training up to three times a day. But how realistic is this for regular people? Can you train every day? Or, perhaps a better question, should you? I examine the evidence. Pro Bodybuilders are able to train every day through the use of anabolic […]

Continue reading
Can Bodybuilding be Dangerous?

Can Bodybuilding Be Dangerous?

Bodybuilding is often described as a positive way to improve your health and fitness, but the media often portrays it as a form of extremism. But what does science say? Can bodybuilding be dangerous? Or is it less dangerous than a sedentary lifestyle? Professional Bodybuilders have higher mortality rates than the general population. Which indicates […]

Continue reading
The Best Beer of Season Two

The Best Beers of Season Two of Beer N Biceps

In the final episode of the series, I will take a look at the best beers of season two. Naming my personal top ten out of the twenty beers I’ve tried. I also look back on the season and talk about how much it differs from season one and my initial plans for it. The […]

Continue reading
Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym

Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym

In today’s podcast, I talk about the worst exercises to perform in the gym. It’s more a look at exercises or workouts that you shouldn’t perform in a busy gym. Either because the exercises themselves are bad, or because doing so can be disruptive to your fellow members. Worst Exercises to Perform in the Gym […]

Continue reading
The Real Reason Behind the Obesity Epidemic

The Real Reason Behind the Obesity Epidemic

In this podcast episode, I look at the real reason behind the obesity epidemic, and I also attempt to dispel many of the incorrect theories out there. Now, while I am fairly confident that my theory is the right one, there is no single reason for the obesity epidemic, but more a collection of reasons. The […]

Continue reading