Fitness

7 Awesome Benefits of Strength Training
Strength training is an essential component for making your body healthier and stronger - along with aesthetic benefits. Many goals can be taken into consideration when weight training that are outside of basic strength. Let’s just be fully honest here - if you could do one thing to improve your health, strength training should definitely be at the top of...
Do yourself a favor and get yourself into full swing with a solid kettlebell workout. A kettlebell is a weight shaped like a cannonball with a handle attached to it. The biggest flex that a kettlebell has to offer is that a kettlebell’s weight is off center - making your core and grip work a lot harder. A kettlebell workout also doesn’t require a whole...
You're Probably Running Wrong on the Treadmill
If we just ruined all those times when you got yourself on the treadmill when you didn’t want to, we are so sorry. But now, you’ll be able to make the next run better.    Have you ever thought of your foot placement while running on the treadmill? If you haven’t, it’s one of the most simple ways to improve your running skill. It is important to make sure...
Exercise Benefits for Your Metabolism
Exercise Benefits Your Metabolism  Often when metabolism is among discussion, it is typically in conjunction with the terminology of “speed up metabolism”. Your metabolism in the simplest of terms is the internal process that allows the body to expend energy and calories. The metabolism helps to keep the body moving. Legit, right? Unfortunately, there are...
Tips for an Effective Warm Up
If you are one of those that skip the warm up, this is for you. If you are someone who makes sure to warm up before each session, this is also for you. A proper warm up is the ACTUAL KEY *insert key emoji here* to make sure that you get the most gains for your effort. A progressive and consistent warm up is essential to both preventing injury and enabling...
Top 9 Tips for Bench Press
9 Bench Press Tips & Tricks Bench press is one of the most classic staples in the gym. The bench press is a “test of time” type of exercise and is typically beneficial to improving chest strength. Unfortunately, the bench press is a strength training exercise that is performed incorrectly more often than not. Let’s change that, shall we?   The Best...
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Each year, one in four people within the UK will suffer from a mental health problem. As a growing health concern, more people are turning to online advice to improve their mental well-being. Whether they suffer from anxiety, depression, an eating disorder, or something else, accessible information can help a sufferer to improve their overall wellness. Here...
How to Clean Workout Clothes
7 Tips to Stay Fresh & Clean Workout gear is not something to mess around with when it comes to washing AND your high-performance outfits can’t tolerate hot water washes and machine drying. Just because you work hard during your workouts doesn’t mean that you don’t need to work hard to keep your clothes clean.Performance fabrics are great for staying...
How to Create Your Gym Routine
An effective workout is more than just… sweat. Isn’t that correct? A good, solid workout is the ability to build muscle, burn fat, improve performance / endurance / mental strength. One would also note that a good, solid workout is also one that is not dreaded the entire time - there is some form of enjoyment. Also, correct? We’ll let you decide that one....
5 Benefits of HIIT Training
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) continues to be one of the top fitness trends year after year. HIIT is known for being effective and fun at the same time with several bursts of movements followed by low-intensity recovery periods. And while it is a continuous top trend, it is also a top misunderstood concept as well.    With HIIT, you can -Burn a...
What Services Can You Expect From A Personal Trainer?   There are so many reasons why having a personal trainer is a transformational experience for you and your goals - both mentally and physically. Having a personal trainer can be the decision that changes it all for you and impact so many areas of your life. In the pursuit of achieving health and...
upper body workout tips
Tips For Upper Body Workouts You Won't Want To Miss   Oh, how fun or for some, daunting, upper body workouts can be.    KEEP IT CHALLENGING It can be easy to get into a routine and do the same type of exercises, especially if the upper body is something that is more foreign, then sticking to the same exercises may actually seem like a smart idea. We are all...
Gym Etiquette: Do's & Don'ts
Let’s be clear right from the start. When working out at a gym, consideration for those around you is just as consistent as your workout should be. We get it - the gym can be intimidating, especially if you’re new. Gym culture is real and here are tips to help you make sure that you do your part.    If there is anything that we have learned from COVID-19...
Top 7 Handstand Tips
HOW TO DO A HEADSTAND   Unless you were a gymnast or some sort of acrobat, trying a handstand for the first time as an adult may be somewhat scary. And by scary, we also mean fun. You’re literally upside - how cool is that? But just like anything else, it takes practice and once you start to see results, you always want to up your game. Be prepared to flop...
what is Muscle Knot
What Actually is A Muscle Knot?   Have you ever been tormented by the same exact spot on your body? Right above the shoulder blade, just to the left of the neck with a dull pain that sends you into shivers. The hand goes to grab and pull to massage that sensitive spot until there is some sort of release or just give up. Just give up aka learn how to live...