Good Exercises for Knee Injury Rehabilitation

If you’ve injured your knee, certainly you aren’t going to be able to work it like you did before. Exercising while you are recovering takes great caution so that you help your knee repair itself and not aggravate the injury further. Here are three exercises that will achieve that goal: Exercise #1: Partial Squat ...READ MORE

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How to Complete Your First Triathlon

  If you’ve signed up for your first triathlon (or are considering doing so), good for you! Competing in this type of event is a great way to have fun with fitness. However, since this is your first time going through the three-activity course, there are some things you’re going to want to keep in ...READ MORE

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Breathing Patterns during Exercise

Much dispute exists regarding breathing patterns during exercise. It is held by some that inhaling on the descent and exhaling on the ascent is a respectable way to lower the peak blood pressure during the repetition and thus reduce the possibility of cerebrovascular accidents occurring during exercise. Such counsel exposes a misunderstanding of the mechanisms ...READ MORE

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Massage Natural Means of Recovery

There are many means of enhancing recovery that do not entail extraordinary physiotherapeutic or specialised skills to apply. With the exemption of performing healthy habits such as those of bedtime habits for getting sleep and matters of hygiene such as taking a shower after each workout, all kinds of speeding up recovery are particular to ...READ MORE

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Jump Training

Jumps play a significant role in many sport disciplines. During the point of flight, lack of ground contact means an individual cannot change the course of movement, but frequently has to perform complex tasks related to the sports contest (i.e., basketball throw, catch, volleyball block, jumping kick). Doing these tasks well hinges on one’s level ...READ MORE

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Improving Blood Flow Circulation

Blood flow is a function of resistance in the blood vessels, as resistance is lessened, blood flow is increased, and as resistance intensifies, blood flow is lessened. The extent of resistance to blood flow is chiefly a function of the span of the systemic blood vessels. The resistance of the whole systemic circulation is termed ...READ MORE

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Enjoy Ravercize Fitness – Dance Yourself Fit

  If you want to get and stay fit, having fun while doing it is the key to keeping yourself motivated long term. One way to do this is via the new dance aerobics called ravercise, which allows you to get your groove on while pushing your body’s limits and challenging your muscles like you’ve ...READ MORE

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Top 3 Fitness Crazes for 2014

  Every year, new trends are created in the hopes of helping people stay motivated and excited regarding their health and wellness. So, what does 2014 have in store for people who want to achieve higher levels of fitness? Here are the top 3 fitness crazes that are inspiring, motivating, and exciting to beginners and ...READ MORE

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Special Populations – Fitness Women

When looking at barbell strength training it is crucial to understand the following: women are not a special population. In reality, they consist of more than half of the human population. With very, very few exemptions, they are trained in exactly the same way as men of the equivalent age and training level. By virtue ...READ MORE

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Hydrocycling Fitness

  If you like to bicycle your way to fitness but prefer water over land, you can now have your cake and eat it too. (Okay, maybe cake isn’t the best analogy when it comes to fitness, but you get the point.) Hydrobikes are one of the newest fitness crazes and something that everyone should ...READ MORE

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Training for the Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder events are die-hard obstacle courses intended to assess your all-around stamina, strength, friendship, and mental perseverance. With a wide-range of courses, over one million participants to date, and more than $5 million U.S. raised for charity, the Tough Mudder is quite the innovative adventure challenge. Generally, the challenge is based on distance running, ...READ MORE

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Cycling Over the Winter 10 Tips on How to Keep Safe

  Cycling is a great way to stay in shape, but if you’re doing it with snow and ice on the ground, you risk falling and getting an injury that would most definitely sideline your fitness routine. So, if you want to enjoy cycling all year long, follow these 10 guidelines when the temperatures start ...READ MORE

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