A beginner’s guide to the boat race

Oxford and Cambridge are ready to battle it out again this weekend in the annual boat race. It’s a historic event, famous the world over as a quintessentially English affair. For those of you who have yet to dip a toe into it, here’s our guide to everything you need to know.

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Human Kinetics will exhibit at BodyPower 2017

Since starting in 2009, BodyPower UK has grown into the most celebrated and comprehensive fitness event in the UK. It attracts over 90,000 health and fitness enthusiasts over three days (12th–14th May). We are pleased to announce we are attending BodyPower Expo 2017 so come on by our stand and say hi.

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Strength and conditioning training to improve your 5k run time

It’s no wonder the 5k is one of the most popular race distances. For newcomer’s to running it’s a good first test and for the initiated it’s a chance to really let rip. Novice or pro, if you’ve been trying to improve your 5k time the latest research suggests you may want to skip a run and head for the gym.

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No-nonsense advice from experts in strength training

Strength Training, 2nd Edition combines the most valuable information with expert advice for proven results. Written by a team of experts chosen by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this updated second edition provides you with proven techniques and programmes to fit any training plan. This authoritative guide from the world leaders in strength training corrects any misconceptions to ensure proper technique, safety and progressions.   Normal Price: £18.99 | €22.80 HK Rewards Price: £15.19 | €18.24 Find out more Subscribe to our newsletters Every month Human Kinetics produces three unique email Newsletters, packed with great articles, events and … Continue reading No-nonsense advice from experts in strength training

Our best-selling book of all time breaks another record

Human Kinetics would like to thank all our fantastic customers as we are pleased to announce that our best-selling book Strength Training Anatomy by Frédéric Delavier has now sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide.

Former French Powerlifter Delavier is also a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy, which is why this book has proved so popular.

This book has over 600 full-color illustrations that reveal the primary muscles worked along with all the relevant surrounding structures including bones, ligaments, tendons and connective tissue.

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Study reveals just how much joining a gym could help your health

A new study has suggested that joining a gym might be one of the best investments you can make to help boost health and fitness levels.

The study was conducted at Iowa State University and found that people with gym memberships exercised more and had better measures of heart health.

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