In the world of fitness, the goal is to look symmetrical. Professional athletes have learned how to exercise correctly to maintain their symmetry. Their physical training makes them mentally strong too. For the rest of us, there’s kickboxing! A kickboxing workout will not only benefit your body but your mind as well.
Grip strength is one of those areas that tends to get overlooked in the typical person’s strength and fitness routine. It’s also one of those things that we don’t really notice until it’s been negatively affected due to injury or illness, or if our grip fails us when we really need it (like during that one rep max deadlift).
But that saying “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” is all too true when it comes to your ability to grip, grasp, and hold things. Read More
TRX workouts can shake you to the core, literally. Suspension training makes you feel muscles you didn’t know existed. It’s effective because it forces you to use core muscles 100-percent of the time just to hold yourself steady. On top of that, each TRX movement digs deep into primary movers and a host of stabilizers. Read More
Yoga, an ancient healing practice that’s been around for thousands of years, is truly an individualized practice. Depending on your particular needs of the day, a yoga flow can be restorative or challenging, slow or fast, flexibility-focused or strength-focused.
Cable machines are great tools for resistance training. You can challenge your muscles effectively—and often more safely compared to free weights, since the cable and pulley systems allow controlled range of motion while isolating specific muscle groups.
Traveling soon? With a resistance band and a suitcase of simple exercises you have the makings for a full body workout wherever you go. Resistance tubing provides a muscular challenge that most forms of strength training don’t provide. The tubing allows you to focus on both the concentric (shortening) and eccentric (lengthening) phase of muscular movement. This can render good results when it comes to developing functional strength and hitting maximum muscle fibers to enhance sculpting.
When it comes to workouts which type is best? Short and high intensity or moderate and long? The best answer is: both, depending on your goals and needs.
Performing an exercise with good technique can prevent injury, increase your neuromuscular efficiency, and help you get the most out of your workouts overall. Which movements do we see fall victim to bad form the most often? Keep reading to find out!
When you’re on vacation, it can be hard to find the motivation to workout. After all, trips away with friends and family are all about relaxing, eating good food, and enjoying great company.