Robert Turp

Robert Turp is the Founder and Senior Editor at Fitness Drum. He is a CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) and Strength and Conditioning Coach, with over a decade of experience in digital publishing and media. He oversees all content production on the website and the trends newsletter. Away from his desk, he enjoys hiking, wild swimming and a PPL split.

6 Best Mobility Apps and Programs for Better Range of Motion

Mobility apps and programs can help to improve range of motion at the joints. This may ultimately lead to improved athletic performance, reduced risk of injuries, better posture, and better overall movement. Often confused with flexibility, mobility is an incredibly useful thing to improve… however, it can be challenging to know what movements to do […]

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15 Best Online Fitness Programs and Apps for Home Workouts in 2024

If you’re looking to kickstart your fitness routine, there’s nothing quite like an online fitness program or app to help provide structure, guidance, and motivation. They’ve come a long way in recent years and the quality of exercise programming, coupled with fancy tech, means the world of online exercise is undoubtedly thriving. From celebrity-led live

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7 Lower Glute Exercises for an Effective Underbutt Workout

Glute training is trending – but what exercises are best for targeting the lower glutes? Anatomically speaking, there isn’t really an “underbutt” muscle… however, we can target the muscle fibres in the lower glutes and top of the hamstrings to really strengthen, tone and sculpt this part of the body. Stronger lower glutes will create

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The Movement Athlete Review 2024 – What’s This Calisthenics App Like?

From sign-up to muscle-up, I share my experience with this popular calisthenics training app, including pros and cons. Calisthenics is having its moment – with data showing a huge surge in popularity since the pandemic. If you’re one of those bodyweight warriors looking to master new calisthenics movements, it’s more than likely you might turn

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Caliber App Review – I Used It For 2 Weeks, Here Are My Key Takeaways

This app feels like it has genuinely disrupted the status-quo. Let me explain. A few years ago I remember signing up for an email newsletter from a company that shared tips and content around strength training and nutrition. That company was called Caliber… and since then, they’ve evolved into one of the main players in

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I Tried Berg Movement App From Sondre Berg. Here’s My Review.

Calisthenics is trending – so I tried an app and fitness program by one of social media’s top calisthenics athletes. Here’s how I got on… Fitness Drum’s weekly newsletter recently highlighted the rise of calisthenics and how it’s redefining what strength training can look like. So… I was keen to personally dive into the world

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Samson Stretch – How to Perform, Muscles Worked and Benefits

Tight hips? Limited mobility? It’s time to talk about the samson stretch. This simple bodyweight movement doesn’t require any equipment, or even much space… but it can be transformative for your hip mobility. Better hip mobility means being less susceptible to injury and the ability to generate more strength and power from the pelvis. From

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