Swimming can either be an individual, recreational, or a competitive activity that is the ultimate total body exercises. Beginner? If you are a beginner at swimming it is important to understand some basic techniques to get you started. The very first step is to remove the fear of the pool and being able to get into […]
A Push Up is one of the most practiced exercises in the world. Pushups engage a number of your body muscles making a great cornerstone exercise for any strength training program. What is a Push Up? You probably know what a push up is. For the beginners, a push up is a body-weighted exercise in […]
There’s just one question. There will be sweat. There will be blisters. How long can you hold onto the iron? What is a muscle up? Before defining it, be informed that it involves two phases. The pull up and push up. If you are good at them (able to engage the target […]
Pull Ups are an essential and fundamental element of any strength program. A pull-up is a compound exercise for the upper body. A classic pull-up is dependent upon strength of the upper body with strict form ie. no swinging of the legs. Technique A classic pull-up starts by hanging from a bar keeping the grip shoulder […]
In general plyometrics are a group of exercises in which muscles exert repetitive, maximum amount of force at very short intervals. Plyometric workouts focus mainly on multiplying strength levels so you can gain more explosive strength and generate power quickly. Muscles are forced to move from eccentric (stretch) to concentric (flexed) contraction rapidly.
The Concept of “Waist Training” Though “tight lacing” has been around for years, the concept of “waist training” sprung up over recent years after pop-culture celebrities like the Kardashians made it a trend. But what is waist training really? For some concrete knowledge, we turned to the professional advice of Eric Roberson, certified exercise physiologist […]
Today, millions of people around the globe play the game of ping pong or table tennis. This is quite a popular sport and played all over the world for many reasons. When we talk about any sport, we know it brings in a lot of entertainment and relaxation, not just for the viewers but also for the players who choose to play the game. Table Tennis is also one of those few sports which offers a number of health benefits – the main benefit is weight loss! Yes, you read it right.
Are you the type of person who is always having to motivate yourself to get up, get out and go to the gym? Do you have to rely on your willpower alone to sometimes get you through it? I’d like to introduce you to a powerful and simple new strategy to help […]
Fitness addicts are always looking for something that will help them boost their performance. That’s perfectly normal because there can be no progress if you’re always doing the same old exercises that don’t engage your muscles like they used to. However, aside from various types of workouts and exercises, did you know that what you wear also plays an important role in your gym experience? Let’s see how exactly your workout clothes impact your athletic performance.
Skateboarding is awesome. You hop on your favorite skateboard and cruise down the streets feeling free and happy. You feel the cool wind on your face, you zone out and focus on the road and there isn’t a care on your mind. It’s just you and your skateboard and all the freedom you need. But […]