About Ben

Through Train Eat Gain I aim to help others to achieve their training and nutrition goals with simple, no-nonsense advice. Over the years, I have learned how to integrate these principles into my day to day life and am a true believer in the fitness lifestyle.

Barbell Hip Thrust Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Barbell Hip Thrust is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings but also works the glutes and core. This is a compound exercise which [...]

Smith Machine Reverse Lunge Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Smith Machine Reverse Lunge is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the quadriceps, but also works the calves, glutes and hamstrings. This is a compound exercise [...]

Interview With UKBFF Bikini Athlete Beth WIlliams

How old are you, where do you come from and what do you do day to day? I'm 20 years old, I live in Surrey [...]

Meet TeamTEG: Holly Collins

What's your age, where do you come from and what is your day job? I’m 25 and currently studying Occupational Therapy full time at Plymouth [...]

Why Weight Training CRUSHES Cardio For Fat Loss

When you think of working out to lose weight, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Spending hours and hours (and more hours) on [...]

Band Pull-apart Circuit Exercise Guide

Introduction. This Band Pull-apart Circuit is a series of upper body exercises designed to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles which helps to reduce the risk [...]

Air Run Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Air Run is a core exercise that primarily targets the abdominals but also works the obliques. This is an exercise which is well suited to beginner [...]

Cable Curl Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Cable Curl is an upper body exercise that primarily targets the biceps. This is an isolation exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters. Alternatives. Barbell [...]

Incline Dumbbell Curl Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Incline Dumbbell Curl is an upper body exercise that primarily targets the biceps. This is an isolation exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters. [...]

Seated Calf Raise Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Seated Calf Raise is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the calves. This is an isolation exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters. [...]