8 Common Misconceptions About Agility Training July 20 2016

  Agility exercises are an important part of most any athlete’s training regimen, and not without good reason. When you’re agile, you move more smoothly, you’re more reactive, and you have better balance. Ultimately, all of these combined give you a higher level of performance, helping you excel at the sport you love. At the same time, there are many misconceptions about agility training. Here are eight of the most...

Why We Love the Rowing Machine (And You Should Too!) July 19 2016

  If you work out in a gym, it can sometimes be difficult to choose which piece of equipment you’re going to use. Well, one of our favorites is the rowing machine…for many reasons. For starters, you can’t really screw it up. There are some exercise machines that almost require a personal training certification to know how to properly use. The rowing machine is not one of them. All you...

10 Signs You Should Invest in a Bulgarian Power Bag July 14 2016

  Bulgarian power bags have only been around for a little over a decade, but many fitness professionals (and even some novices) are using them to get and stay in shape. How do you know if investing in one is the right decision for you? Here are 10 “signs” to consider… You like functional fitness, preferring to get in shape using the same types of movements you use in everyday...

4 Arm Exercises you can do with Resistance Bands July 08 2016

  Muscles worked in these exercises - Triceps, shoulders & biceps  1. Bicep Curls  1.Start in a standing position with your feet shoulder width apart and your knees relaxed. 2.Grasp foam handles with your hands keep at the side of hips. 3.Bend at your elbows, keep in line with body position bring towards chest pause momentarily at this top position. 4.Slowly lower back to the starting position. Repeat exercise change hand...

12 Myths About Muscle Mass Increase July 06 2016

  Building a stronger, leaner, and healthier body often requires that you separate fact from fiction. And there is a lot of bad information out there. To keep you from falling victim to it, thereby preventing you from hitting your fitness goals, here are 12 myths about muscle mass increase…and the truths behind them. To build muscle, you need to strength train slowly. Research shows that faster movements help you...

8 Effective Strength Training Techniques to Try NOW July 01 2016

    Very few people like to spend all of their free time in the gym, which means that the time that you do spend there better provide good results. And it will. As long as you follow one of these eight effective strength training techniques. Cluster sets. This particular technique involves resting between reps (usually for around 30 seconds), enabling you to lift more reps, thereby increasing your muscle...

5 Tools Everyone in the Running Industry Should Be Using June 30 2016

  All professionals have tools that help them thrive in their field. For instance, construction workers have hammers and nails, landscapers have lawn mowers and trimming shears, and plumbers have wrenches and pipes. Well, those in the running industry are no exception. So, if this is you, here are five tools you should be using if you aren’t already: Training log. The only way you’ll ever know if your training...

10 Components of Good Running Technique June 27 2016

  A lot of people think that running is easy as all you have to do is get out there and run. However, using good technique is very important when it comes to preventing injury and improving performance in this particular sport. What is good running technique? It involves these 10 components: Head up. Of course, you want to pay attention to the ground in front of you, but do...

3 Simple Tricks for Better Running Form (So You Can Have the Best Run Ever!) June 23 2016

  Running is a great way to get and stay in shape. Not only does it burn a tremendous amount of calories, but it also gives you legs that are gorgeously trim and tone. However, it’s also very important that you keep good running form in order to increase your results and decrease your risk of injury. Here are three simple tricks to help you do that so you can...

7 Most Influential CrossFitters in Fitness June 20 2016

  It’s often said that if you want to be like the best, you need to study the best. Learn what they do and don’t do and mimic their actions. Follow their same strategies by creating similar plans. So what if your goal is to be the best (or one of the best) in CrossFit? Who should you be paying attention to in order to achieve mastery in this area?...