You are so unbelievably tired that you find it hard to stand on your own legs. Sweat is running down your spine. No, it’s not caused by some inhuman tortures – that’s an outcome of crossfit training. [Read more…]
Running shoes, skiing gloves, yoga pants, cycling helmets – we spend hours picking out the right sport equipment and outfits, regardless of the type of sport that we practice. The quality is really important, as good-quality clothing and equipment help us avoid injuries and the feeling of discomfort while doing sports. But do we actually give enough importance to the right underwear? How many of us, women, while exercising in all the carefully chosen and expensive clothes, still wear a regular bra for our daily workout? And how many of us think that sport bras for women are not a necessity? [Read more…]
If you are a fitness fanatic and also a lover of technology, there is no time better than now to be alive. Since tech gadgets and gizmos have continued to become more compact and portable, they have been used in a variety of different ways to help improve and enhance exercise and fitness activity. To help you search through the thousands of different products out there, we’ve decided to highlight some of our favourites. [Read more…]
Choosing the right workout clothes can sometimes be a challenge since you probably want to look good, but you also need to be able to stretch out, move around, and do all the other things that you’re supposed to do when exercising. You also need clothes that are comfortable but not too thick, so you don’t overheat during your workout sessions ‒ you won’t get far if you need to stop and get a drink every five minutes due to overheating. With all that in mind, here are a couple of tips that should help you pick the right workout clothes. [Read more…]
Novice gym-goers who are brimming with zeal and commitment often make the mistake of not taking enough breaks from their exercise terrace, particularly if there are some visible effects suggesting that all the hard work in the gym is paying off. This is one of the major contributing factors to exercise fatigue though and it makes for a rather tricky one to navigate since taking a break from working out is one of the biggest killers of momentum. It can be really hard to get back into full-swing after even a short break from your regular exercise schedule. [Read more…]
Mоѕt mеn whо wоrk out wаnt tо аdd оn роundѕ оf muѕсlе and tаkе оff роundѕ оf fаt. Untіl rесеntlу, mоѕt реорlе fеlt уоu hаd tо dо оnе оr thе оthеr – ѕо аdd muѕсlе оr drор fаt – mеаnіng уоu соuldn’t dо bоth аt the ѕаmе tіmе. Statistics show that at least 4,500 people across the UK need to know that answer to the question of How To Build Muscle? [Read more…]
Gаіnіng muѕсlе іѕ a whоlе dіffеrеnt game for wоmеn thаn іt іѕ fоr mеn. While mеn аrе uѕuаllу аіmіng for bіg, bulgіng muѕсlеѕ thаt rеԛuіrе mаѕѕіvе аmоuntѕ of wеіght аnd a dеlісаtеlу-bаlаnсеd dіеt оf аmіnо асіdѕ and саrbѕ, wоmеn uѕuаllу turn to muѕсlе training tо get a lеg up оn thеіr weight lоѕѕ рlаnѕ аnd create a ѕlіm, toned appearance. Bесаuѕе thеіr goals аrе different, аnd thеіr bоdіеѕ are dіffеrеnt аnуwау, women muѕt fоllоw a different kіnd оf muѕсlе trаіnіng рrоgrаm. [Read more…]
Looking at just what’s available on the market these days, you may find it rather complicated and even intimidating trying to choose a pull up bar that’s right for you. Some are cheap and compact, others are almost mini gyms for all your upper body workout needs. To make things easier though for you we thought it would be helpful to give you what we think is a guide to best pull up bars. In the following post we look at the different types available and what is good about each particular kind of pull up bar.
I was thinking to myself the other day, just when did this craze for fitness and health start becoming popular. It was well before my time, that’s for sure, but to put my finger on the exact period of time is a little harder. In the early 80’s (or was it the late 70’s) there was a song by Olivia Newton-John called ‘Let’s Get Physical and she was dressed like that early TV fitness guru Richard Simmons with a headband and lycra tights and some crazy aerobics. I think there was a general awareness though, well before that. [Read more…]
Chip Hawkins isn’t a man to harbour many regrets, but as an up-and-coming player in the fitness gadget sector there is a little something niggling him.