Warm up and cool down properly  April 02 2018

Warming up and cooling down are equally important whenever you exercise, but if you want to give yourself the best chance of getting through this period then make it mandatory!   Warming up   Increased muscle temperature for optimal flexibility and efficiency. Dilates the blood vessels supplying the muscles with a greater volume of oxygen and nutrients minimise stress on your heart Reduce muscle soreness Increase synovial fluid around the...

Dynamic Sports leg Warm Up Exercises August 28 2017

This three minute warm up video will give you a brief demonstration on how to warm up before a sporting event. The exercises in this video focus on dynamic stretching. This type of stretching is proven to be more beneficial than static stretching mainly for the reason that it keeps you actively moving so this maintains your hear rate and blood circulation.    The warm consists of leg and full...

Top 10 Football Speed Training Methods April 15 2017

  In football, speed is as important as strength. In fact, speed and agility are crucial for winning the match. However, you can't just improve your speed by running a few laps every morning. You need to follow proper drills that have been chalked out particularly for footballers. Speed training methods have been designed to work the tendons, core, and leg muscles. It is vital that you train at such...

9 Reasons Why Prowlers are becoming the best pieces of fitness equipment ever April 06 2017

A prowler might appear to be quite simple, yet it is the most vicious tool you will find among fitness equipment. Prowlers can be used for fat loss, conditioning, sport-specific training, and build up of muscles among other purposes. Apart from working all the muscles of your body, the prowler also tests your mind. Here are nine reasons why you need to incorporate a prowler in your fitness routine. Versatile...

Where Sprinters Start Training First? February 15 2017

  Sprinting has been used since the first humans lived on Earth, as they needed these skills to catch prey. However, it’s only in recent years that it has become both a fitness trend and a huge part of athletics competitions. The benefits of sprint work include enhancing athleticism, building muscle and burning calories. Recent studies have also shown short, rapid bursts of sprinting are more effective than long jogs...

5 strength benefits for using a Prowler Sled December 19 2016

    Sleds are very effective in athletic training and are great for conditioning, and they are not as uncommon in this type of training as you might think. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and originate from the logging industry in Scandinavia. The most popular sled is the Prowler sled which can be dragged, pulled or pushed. Read on to find out how it can benefit you...

4 of the Best Speed Ladder Agility Drills December 12 2016

  Sideways  Start with both feet outside the ladder facing sidewards. Jumping sidewards  into the space between the rungs at the same time before jumping them both outside the ladder again, continuing this pattern as you progress through the speed ladder. Face forward  Facing  straight on, run through the ladder at pace taking two steps forward diagonally through the rungs, remember drive the arms with the leg movement repeat this...

5 Reasons Sports Teams Should Use Speed Resistor Harnesses August 24 2016

  Professional sports teams often have access to some of the best, most results-providing exercise equipment available. Even teams that are just in it for the fun can usually scrounge up some type of fitness gear to help them become better players. Regardless of which one you’re on, here are five reasons why your team should be using speed resistor harnesses: Reason #1: They give you more power. Working out...

Lower Body Leg Exercise Workout Training using FH Resistance Band Thigh Straps July 09 2016

  Fitness Health presents lower body leg thigh workout using FH resistance bands. In this high energy workout, you will learn a few basic exercises with the kinetic leg bands. The workout below is set in to 3 exercises per section. If you're a beginner we recommend that you complete each section taking a 1 minute break in between transitions. For advance fitness levels we recommend you can complete all 9...

Using the FH Pro Viper Harness Speed June 16 2016

  Using the FH Pro Viper harness for speed training drills. In this video you will find information on using the harness for different drills and how to set up the harness for training. It's important to notice that whilst using the viper harness I always use the strap extension around the supporting structures like poles or trees.  Using the Viper Harness will help increase strength. Harness training helps increase the resistance and...