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3 Killer HIIT Rowing Machine Workouts

Many gym go-ers underestimate the power of the rowing machine and the benefits it can have on your general fitness and physique. At Fitkit, we have put together a killer rowing machine HIIT workout for you to add to your workout routine, keep reading to find out if you’re up for the challenge. We have also included the benefits of rowing machine HIIT workouts to tempt you further.  Contents What muscles do rowing machines use? Rowing is a great exercise that activates many muscles throughout the body. Unlike other cardio... Read More


3 Treadmill HIIT workouts to try

If there’s one place you’re going to be able to get your heart rate up – it’s on the treadmill. Some love it, some hate it, but if one thing is certain, a treadmill is a great fitness equipment to get the blood pumping and burn calories.  HIIT workouts are ideal for those who want to power through a workout, get sweaty and get on with their day. But how do you utilise a treadmill for a HIIT workout? At Fitkit, we have created a series of treadmill HIIT workouts... Read More

Bicep isolation workout 13/02/2023

7 Bicep Isolation Exercises – [Workout Included]

Looking to grow your biceps and feel the pump in your arms? Try some of the following exercises and watch your biceps grow. At Fitkit, we know a thing or two about bicep exercises and how to isolate them effectively to get even bigger.  Contents  What is a bicep isolation exercise?  Isolation exercises are known as single-joint exercises that develop solely one muscle group. They are designed to strain specific muscles in a more targeted way, which is necessary for muscle gain and development. You should favour compound exercises (multi-joint... Read More

gym workout 09/02/2023

Leg workouts at the gym [6 routines to try]

One phrase sums up the process of training legs at the gym – train insane or remain the same. With a range of muscle groups to train, you can target various muscles with just a few exercises.  At Fitkit, we have collated some of our favourite leg exercises that you can try out at the gym with visuals on how to complete the exercise so that you know you’re doing them correctly.  Depending on what you are targeting and what you want your results to be, we have a range... Read More


New Years Resolutions & How to Stick to Them

Every year, millions of Brits make New Year resolutions and in 2023, over 50% of those are vowing to improve their health & fitness. ‘Doing more exercise or improving my fitness’, ‘losing weight’ & ‘improving my diet’ are the top 3 resolutions created in Britain this year. Exercise based resolutions are most popular with women; a whopping 57% of those who are dedicating themselves to doing more exercise in 2023 are women. However, the success rates of said resolutions can leave a lot to be desired. After 1 week, 25%... Read More


Most Popular Songs To Workout To

Looking for some motivational music to get you pumped for your workout? At Fitkit, we’re always searching for ways to get you ready for your workout, which is why we have compiled a list of the most popular songs to workout to.  Music is scientifically proven to help boost your mood and endurance – so we completely understand why having a playlist that gets you pumped in the gym or during your home workouts is important.  We have analysed Spotify data to compile a list of songs used most frequently... Read More


The Sleep/Fitness Relationship

Unsurprisingly enough, your sleep & workouts are closely linked and it can be hard to get the work/workout/life/sleep balance right. We’re sure there are plenty of you out there sacrificing your precious sleeps to fit in your time at the gym but it doesn’t have to be this way. Skipping your rest days is bad enough, but pushing yourself to get to the gym on minimal sleep? The science suggests that it’s just not worth it. We’re not saying to give it all up on those days where you spent... Read More


Machines vs Free Weights – which is better?

There are many benefits to working out using free weights and machines, but which is better? It all depends on your expertise level and what you want to achieve from your workout, amongst other things – but fear not, at Fitkit, we have broken down the advantages and disadvantages, so you can assess which will work better for you.  Contents  What are free weights?  What are weight machines? Advantages of free weights  Disadvantages of free weights Advantages of weight machines  Disadvantages of weight machines  What are free weights? Free weights... Read More


How to lose weight on a treadmill [3 workouts to try]

If you are new to the fitness world and are on your journey to becoming a fitter version of yourself, the treadmill can be a great place to start. There’s a misconception that you must sprint at maximum speed on an incline of 20 for the treadmill to be effective. This is wrong. New gym goers can use a treadmill to help increase their cardio fitness at a starting point that feels comfortable to them.  Benefits of using a treadmill There are many benefits of using a treadmill; this versatile... Read More


Is cardio really that important?

Between the Rowing & Cycling Championships starting this weekend and the Ironman competition taking place in Wales last weekend, it’s hard not to feel a little bit left out. Rowing, cycling & running are some of the most accessible forms of exercise when it comes to equipment and they’re all extremely good for you in very different way. Exercise benefits your brain, joints & muscle health no matter what form it comes in. From dancing in the kitchen to climbing a mountain; raising your heart rate on a regular basis... Read More