If you’re over 50, special considerations should be made when selecting a fitness program. Not that you aren’t strong enough to handle a rigorous program (no doubt you’ve proven your strength many times already in your life), but your body is different in your later years than it was in the first half – ...READ MORE
Yoga is great for increased flexibility, greater muscle strength, lower stress levels and more. However, you can make it even more beneficial by incorporating resistance bands into the exercises, getting you more fit and healthy in the process. Benefit of Resistance Bands When you add resistance bands to your fitness routine, your muscles will grow ...READ MORE
For individuals partaking in contact sports, such as rugby, football, and hockey, having a strong neck is an absolute must. It can mean the difference between getting a stinger in the neck after a head-on-head collision or being carried off the field and into the emergency room. Injuries to the neck are scary, and ...READ MORE
Although it is relatively easy to stay fit and trim during the summer months, when you’re spending a lot of time outdoors and engaged in warm weather activities, winter is a whole different story. It’s all too common to find yourself hibernating like a bear, doing very little to keep in shape as you ...READ MORE
This is a question asked by many people, but the answer isn’t always that simple. As each individual has different fitness levels and different goals, there is no one-size-fits-all response to tell you how hard is hard enough for you. However, there is one simple way to tell that you are working out hard enough ...READ MORE
When it comes to building muscle, you have several options. You can choose to use hand weights, weight machines or resistance bands to help you get a rock solid physique. However, if you’re unsure which one is right for you, here are five benefits that make bands a better choice over the other options available: ...READ MORE
Irrespective of whether your train in the evening or the morning, there are certain measures one can take so as to ‘gear up’ for the trials ahead in the workout session! Tip #1: Ingest a Combination of Whey Protein and Creatine A study conducted at the Victoria University (in Australia) revealed that individuals consuming a ...READ MORE
Top Four Bodyweight Exercises for Building Muscle Mass (Arms)
Body weight training is merely a mode of resistance training in which the resistance is delivered by the body rather than by an external weight such as a barbell or the weight stack of a machine. In cases in which no gear is available or if the individual prefers this type of training, body weight training is a feasible option. It is...
Have you seen Kbands and wonder how one little tube or band can benefit you so much that they’re worth buying? After all, what makes them so effective at helping you achieve greater fitness levels?
They develop higher levels of strength
First and foremost, if you exercise your legs using Kbands, they’re going to get stronger. The bands act as a form of...
The back squat is a characteristic, compound exercise that trains an assortment of muscle groups throughout the body, placing emphasis on those that extend the knee and hip joints. There are countless variants of this exercise, but the most common entails placing the barbell on your back, between your trapezius and posterior shoulder muscles.
Known in the lifting community as being the king (or...
Best 5 Running Apps for 2013
Are you a runner who is looking for some apps to keep you on track and motivated? Do you want to know the best ones to use so you don’t have to waste your time sitting in a chair searching,when you’d rather be pounding the pavement (or dirt track)?
You’re in luck! Here are the top five running apps on the market right now:
1. Couch to 5k
If you’re new to running,...
Resistance band training
Resistance band training is an innovative way to gain optimum fitness level. Resistance band training is recommended by almost all the modern day fitness trainers. These days resistance band training is provided in all the top-notch gyms.
Resistance band training can also be done at home. Resistance band is very light and portable. Resistance band can be carried anywhere...