Training and Exercise

  • #TheBestMe: Amy Clement

    In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, we got up-close and personal with BULK POWDERS ambassador, Amy Clement, to talk about her struggle with her mental health. “At 18, I moved from Northamptonshire to London to begin my degree and since the day I moved I’ve been on a difficult journey with my mental health. […]

  • The Running Edit: Peak week and tapering explained

    With the countdown officially on for the London Marathon, now is the time to make sure you’re fully prepared for your final weeks of training. We’ve called in Barry’s Bootcamp Instructor Andre Bates to ensure you hit the start line race ready. I’ve heard I should do a peak week… what’s that?This is the week […]

  • A Right Cracking Easter

    To most of us, Easter Sunday means: chocolate, nap, snack, repeat. Swiftly followed by a day of guilt-eating celery and kicking yourself for eating a whole Easter egg in record time. But what if this year, we make a promise to let go of the guilt? Here at BULK POWDERS, we’re making a vow to […]

  • Health: Mind, Body & Soul

    It’s official. Mental health is more important than ever before, so this #WorldHealthDay we’re letting you in on some top tips on how to look after not just your body, but your mind too. Make time for you Whether the gym is your thing, running is your escape or reading a book cleanses your soul, […]

  • The Running Edit: Nutrition and Stretching

      When it comes to running, nutrition, warming up and cooling down are essential for keeping your performance in tip-to condition. What should you eat? How should you stretch? We asked BULK POWDERS athlete and adidas Runners captain, Sajeh Tavasolie, for much-needed answers. How should I warm-up for a long run? If you head out […]

  • Get to know: Sophie Aris

    From Art teacher in Oldham to bikini competitor and now health-and-fitness guru, Sophie’s friendly face, bubbly personality and relatable content has gained her over half a million Instagram followers. We sat down with our brand-new ambassador to find out more about her journey into the fitness world. When did you first get into fitness? About […]

  • The Running Edit: Marathon advice from endurance experts

      Marathon season is upon us and you could probably do with a dose of extra motivation for the final push. Andy Elks and Laura Shewbridge are two seasoned endurance runners lining up for the London Marathon this year and as a happy coincidence, work for us at Bulk Powders HQ. We sat down with […]

  • The Running Edit: Five reasons why strength training is great for runners

    Five reasons why strength training is great for runners Whether you’re running your first 10k race or gearing up for this year’s London Marathon, strength training is your pre-race secret weapon. We sat down with six-time marathon runner and Lead Trainer at Digme Fitness, Ben Davie, to chat about the importance of mixing the miles […]

  • How to Split Shoulders Between Push & Pull Day

      The deltoids are made up of 3 heads; the anterior (front) lateral (middle) and posterior (rear). This means that in order to effectively target the whole of the deltoids, movements must be performed which require each head to contract and relax. Splitting your training into a Push/Pull/Legs routine has become popular over recent years, […]