Core Fitness Training

If you’re looking for a super sexy midsection, one that is so tight and tone that you can wear body hugging clothes with confidence, then you’re going to have to participate in core fitness training. Although most people think of their core as just their abdominals, the truth is that your core includes your lower ...READ MORE

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Why Flexibility Training is so Important for Fitness

There is still a large deal of confusion with respect to flexibility training in terms of its scientific groundwork. Much of the misinterpretation stems from the notion that people must achieve great levels of flexibility with the aim of lessening the incidence of injury, and to improve movement aptitudes. This does not suitably represent the ...READ MORE

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Benefits of a Swiss Fitness Birthing Ball

If you’re an expectant mother and you’re not currently using a Swiss fitness birthing ball, you are missing out on some really great advantages. This one piece of equipment offers you a number of benefits before, during, and after the birth of your precious bundle of joy, and here are just a few of them: ...READ MORE

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How to Improve Your Posture

Sitting, standing and walking with proper posture not only makes you look thinner, but it also improves your health as well. You suffer from fewer back pains, headaches, and other related issues; plus, an aligned spine allows your brain to accurately send and receive the appropriate signals to the rest of your body via your ...READ MORE

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10 Natural Muscle Pain Remedies

  When your muscles are sore, it can be hard to keep up with your exercise routines and improve your physical health. Therefore, the best thing you can do is remedy your aches and pains before they start to limit your wellness goals. Here are 10 all natural ways to do that: Do a warm-up ...READ MORE

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How to Deal With Swelling Fitness Injury

Swelling can be caused by a number of issues. If you’ve strained or sprained yourself, for instance, you’ll likely see the affected area grow in size, or if you’ve had some sort of accident (such as a slip and fall or auto accident) then you may find that the area is puffy and sore. Here ...READ MORE

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What to do about Shin Splints

Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome, come about during physical activity and result from considerable force being retained on your shinbone and connective tissue that fasten your muscles to bone. The resulting effect is soreness along or just behind the shinbone (i.e., the tibia). It is a pretty common malady in runners, ...READ MORE

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Importance of Stretching

  Increasing flexibility should be an important goal in any training programme. Attaining optimum flexibility helps remove uncooperative and wasteful movement by allowing joints to move easily through a full normal range of motion, and it may also deliver increased resistance to muscle damage. Improving flexibility is a major component of any training programme because ...READ MORE

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Concentrated Loading Load Progression – Part 3

Concentrated Loading Temporary overloading is often categorised as concentrated loading or overreaching. The individual typically can recover from this type of loading in a short period of time if he or she uses suitable recovery loads. As a general rule, the larger the degree and duration of the concentrated loading phase, the more time required ...READ MORE

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What is a Static Stretch

Static Stretching  A static stretch is slow and continuous with the end point held for thirty seconds. A static stretch comprises the relaxation and simultaneous elongation of the stretched muscle. Because it is completed slowly, static stretching does not stimulate the stretch reflex of the stretched muscle; consequently, the probability of injury is less than ...READ MORE

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Improving Your Posture Reducing Back Pain

  Back injury can be tremendously incapacitating, tenacious, and problematic to remedy. Thus, every effort should be made to dodge back injury during resistance training. The lower back is principally at risk. It has been seen that 85% to 90% of all intervertebral disk herniations happen at the disk between the two lowest lumbar vertebrae ...READ MORE

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