So you’ve gotten past the hardest hurdle. You’ve convinced yourself you want a toned body and a flat tummy and you’ll do all that you can to get there! So, you headed out to your gym and signed up for a membership while pretending not to be intimidated by all the grunting coming from the guys lifting weights. You’ve headed out to the store and bought matching work-out clothes and had the sales guy talk you into buying the highest performance runners, because, well you’re not joking around. You’re REALLY biting the bullet and doing all that it takes to get into shape, plus – who say’s athleisure isn’t a trend?? You’ve purchased a reusable water bottle and compiled all your belongings into your gym bag with pride – you really look the part. Now it’s game time.
You do not have to be the best dancer in the world to reap the benefits of dancing. Make sure that you buy costumes for dancers before incorporating dance into your fitness routine. If dancing is not your forte, you could benefit by adding these principles to your workout: Timing and Rhythm Proper dancing involves great timing […]
taying in shape is easier said than done. Many of us wish that we had a body like X or followed a diet like Y but fail to put into practice the work required to achieve these results. We complain that we are too tired after a long day’s work or that we do not have the time to fit in exercise between leaving the office and an evening Netflix binge.
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 […]