5 Reasons Why Adding Yoga To Your Workout Routine Helps You Preform Better

Posted by
5 Reasons Why Adding Yoga To Your Workout Routine Helps You Preform Better

Weather you’re a total yogi, or an  avid gym-goer, you may want to seriously think about adding Yoga to your gym routine. Not only are the physical benefits of yoga hard to beat, the physiologic benefits are just as important in attaining success with a healthy mind and body. Did you know that yoga was […]

How to Most Efficiently Swim Laps: Work Your Way Up From Zero Laps to Infinity

Posted by
How to Most Efficiently Swim Laps: Work Your Way Up From Zero Laps to Infinity

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 […]

Master the art of a Push Up

Posted by
Master the art of a Push Up

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 […]

Master the art of a Muscle Up

Posted by
Master the art of a Muscle Up

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: Workouts & Variations

Posted by
Pull Ups: Workouts & Variations

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 […]

Plyometrics: elevating your explosive athletic performance & avoiding injury

Posted by
Plyometrics: elevating your explosive athletic performance & avoiding injury

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.

Waist Training vs. Waist Taming: Are You Losing Inches Either Way?

Posted by
Waist Training vs. Waist Taming: Are You Losing Inches Either Way?

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 […]

The Science of Spinning (and 5 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Spin Class!)

Posted by
The Science of Spinning (and 5 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Spin Class!)

Cycling is perhaps among the best hobbies to develop, either as a pastime or as an exercise. Apart from being a great stress buster, it helps burn some serious calories as well. Not to mention that it helps to strengthen those core muscles that are so very important for overall strength and fitness. However, a […]

What Type Of CrossFitter Are You?

Posted by
What Type Of CrossFitter Are You?

CrossFit is a general fitness program that attempts to optimize the overall fitness level by developing 10 athletic qualities: muscular and cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy.

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

Posted by
Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

Let’s Talk Weight-Loss. Thanks to TV informercials, our local gyms and Instagram timelines, we all know a few different fitness methods we could turn to in order to get our blood pumping. For more specific fitness goals, though, it’s best to optimize your workouts to yield the best results for specific objectives; a concept we […]

Load More