Man leaning on Smith Machine 11/08/2023

Mastering The Smith Machine: FAQs and Sample Workout

The Smith Machine is a versatile piece of gym equipment with many benefits for those looking to switch up their fitness regime.  At FitKit, we certainly know our way around a Smith Machine and, over the years, have collated all of the questions we’ve been asked about this particular type of strength machine. From the types of exercises to the weight of the bar – we have all the answers you could possibly need.  Keep reading to get clued up on how to best incorporate the Smith machine into your... Read More

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Should you be running barefoot?

In the world of fitness and running, a growing trend has emerged that takes a step back to our primal roots – barefoot running. Advocates of this practice argue that running without the constraints of traditional running shoes can unlock a myriad of benefits for both our bodies and our performance. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of barefoot running and explore the potential advantages it offers to those brave enough to ditch their shoes. One of the primary benefits of barefoot running lies in the... Read More


Core Conditioning: Everything You Need To Know [Exercises To Try]

Strengthening your core has many benefits, and at Fitkit, we are here to help you get abs of steel. Keep reading to learn how to train your core and the frequently asked questions about training your core. We’ve even thrown in some exercises to sculpt certain areas of your abs you can add directly to your workout regime.  What are the benefits of having a strong core?  When you have a strong core, there are lots of benefits that can help you whilst training but also in everyday life. Here... Read More


Leg workout exercises with dumbbells

If you are looking to train legs but don’t have the confidence to head to the squat rack or your gym doesn’t have enough racks to build killer legs – keep reading to find out how to build a leg workout with dumbbells.  Mix and match exercises from the blog to target muscles in all areas of your legs. The dumbbell leg exercises included help to target the following areas:  All of the exercises within the workout use dumbbells; they are fully scalable, and you can increase or decrease the... Read More

How to row 13/04/2023

How to row properly

The rowing machine used to be the one machine in the gym that would gather dust and had a bad reputation. But in recent years, there has been a surge in gym-goers using the rowing machine within their workouts to help with weight loss, muscle development and improving cardiovascular health.  In this guide, we will discuss all of the benefits of using a rowing machine, how to use it correctly, and even include a workout that will help you utilise the machine effectively and turn it into your favourite machine... Read More

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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


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