November 08, 2011
A new fitness study found that more women are using weights, an increase of 63% of women are weight training or body building. This is great news, often women often seemed put off by weights, thinking that they will grow big muscle and look manly. This is not true , you need to lift super weights to grow big muscles.
Women should be using weights more as it’s important for the bone marrow, this is...
Resistance band exercises -
May 24, 2011
Resistance bands and tubes can be adapted to all methods of exercises to add resistance giving you hundreds of movements. Choosing the right tube is important to your overall goal, different strengths are available for different training. All levels of fitness Low resistance Sculpting, light strength and toning- cardio training, good for runners -reps 30 Medium resistance Toning, weight loss and strengthening - resistance good for Enhancing muscle great for boxers -reps 20 Heavy resistance Muscle building, joint and body strengthening - great for muscular development and growth - reps 8 These bands low cost but can...
Resistance band exercises,
April 13, 2011
Resistance band training Need to cut the cost on expensive gym memberships ? Resistance bands have been in the fitness industry for quite a few years, but have recently made a massive impact on home, traveling and outdoor fitness. New products are being created such like the P90x workout program and FHx30 which focus on resistance band fitness. The fitness industry is changing with more people looking for new alternatives and fast results. Most people don't have time to attend gyms, If you have children you'll its difficult to find a nanny to care for them, whilst you workout. With...
gym in a bag -
February 23, 2011
What is super-set training ? This body building training method that uses a simple fitness training technique. It works by overloading the one of body's muscle groups using different exercises to stimulate the same area. Super-set training- for example. Creating mini-circuits, but focusing just on the pectoral muscle group. Super set training program would consist of two or three exercises from the selection below. Each set would consist of 10 reps or more with a 30 sec break between each change of exercise. The pectoral muscles exercises: Press ups - (incline, decline, plyometric) Pec fly decline press lateral pull down fly bench...