There are many benefits of going to the gym, from improving your physique to getting rid of stress. However, there are a couple of downfalls as well. Needless to say, exercising leads to sweating no matter how many deodorants you use, and as natural as sweating can be, it can still make it much easier […]
Are you willing to work for that body you want? You have a plan? Great, you have everything covered! Well, almost everything. Every professional athlete has a great plan and the power of will but do you know what distinguishes them from the rest? The difference is the attention to detail. Every serious athlete knows […]
Sometimes it’s not getting to the gym that’s hard, it’s the whole idea of getting sweaty, pushing your body to its limits and trying new things in front of strangers! It can seem really intimidating at times, we understand. How are you supposed to know how to use every loud, clanking machine properly? Especially with […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There are so many workout myths about gym programs out there, mostly believed by people who’ve never enrolled in one themselves. So, it’s time to dispel the rumors… with your help. We asked Hailee Walsh, a fitness trainer at Missouri’s City Gym, what the biggest myths new gym members had about joining one of her […]
Working out is great for improving overall health, and those of us that have built a habit of exercising every day know that after some time of consistent progress, it can become addictive. If you’re not sure where you stand on a scale of fitness enthusiast to crazed gym rat, consider this checklist to find out if you’re addicted to exercise…
Exercising is very IN for the last decade, and one can say that promotion of healthy life and fitness even surpasses the eighties aerobics and weightlifting era. People now make room for the dumbbells and benches in their apartments take loans to buy treadmills and more serious pieces of equipment, and those with money hire professional instructors and trainers. There are numerous apps making sure you eat properly, have enough sleep and offering you various exercises from yoga to HIIT. And the great thing is that you can do it all at your home, away from prying eyes and possibility of feeling uncomfortable.