We’re sorry to break it to you, but we have some news for you. We’re just going to come right out and say it – the workouts that you’ve been doing actually may have been just wasting your time by not giving you the optimal results. It’s not you, it’s the workouts.
Plyometrics is an explosive training regimen intended for powerful results in athletic performance and a toned athletic appearance
Daniel Back with Jump Science (which is sort of a misnomer b/c his site & YouTube channel are just as much about explosive athletic speed as it is about jumping; I do digress) preaches the gospel of building your explosive athleticism with power lifts, olympic lifts, and hard core plyometrics. Just because the plyometrics are “Hard […]
How to do a real unassisted Pistol Squat (without seriously injuring or embarrassing yourself in the process)
this is a generalized progression – the pistol squat requires a ton of ankle and hip mobility, single leg strength, core stability, and balance, and we often put in specific remedial exercises for any of those aforementioned areas that could use optimizing. Also, this takes *a lot* of time and patience!
It’s that time of year again, the air becomes crisp, the leaves start to change colours and you realize that you only have a short few weeks before you’re cuddled up inside with a warm cup of tea. Although, the cozy feeling is a calming and comforting, knowing that there is no other option to […]
Apart from the actual exercises, you should know that rest and recovery are an essential part of any workout routine as well. Your post-workout recovery undoubtedly has a huge impact on your performance and fitness gains as it can help you train more effectively, so make sure to let your body rest after an intense […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]