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 Front Squat Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Barbell Front Squat is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the quadriceps but also works the calves, glutes and hamstrings. This is a compound exercise [...]

Glute-Ham Raise Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Glute-Ham Raise is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings but also works the calves and glutes. This is a compound exercise which [...]

Meet TeamTEG: Maxine Hayward

We asked TeamTEG member Maxine about her experience with TEG as she completed our 6-month "cutting challenge" and got some incredible results I'm sure you [...]

Stop Being Scared Of The Gym With These “Mind Tricks”

A LOT of girls (and guys) are scared of the gym (especially the free weights area). But if you can become a "master of your [...]

Breathing Exercise For Beating Fear Of The Gym (And Calming Down)

This super-simple breathing exercise will help you to ditch that anxious, "butterflies in stomach" feeling that accompanies stressful situations - such as stepping into the [...]

How To Beat Your Fear Of The Weight Room (With Two Simple Tricks)

Fear of the weight room is a genuine issue. If you've never stepped foot in there (or even if you have) it can be a pretty terrifying [...]

Sumo Deadlift Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Sumo Deadlift is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings but also works the adductors, forearms, glutes and lower back. This is [...]

Romanian Deadlift Exercise Guide

Introduction. The Romanian Deadlift is a lower body exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings but also works the calves, glutes and lower back. This is [...]

Hamstring Curl Exercise Guide

Introduction. The hamstring curl is a lower body exercises that targets the hamstrings. This is a machine-based isolation exercise which is well suited to beginners. [...]

Post-workout Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

I'm sat eating this as I type this and believe me... It tastes bloody amazing! This Cajun-inspired jambalaya contains plenty of carbs, protein and veg and [...]