Even the most dedicated fitness buffs can often neglect what is one of the most important aspects of their workout and their long term fitness: flexibility. Stretching is not considered by many to e a crucial part of their workout regime, when it is actually an important tool to be used to support the work … Continue reading Flexibility And Your Workout
Working out at the gym can be a humbling experience. There is always going to be someone who is bigger, more chiseled, who is pushing themselves further every day. Then there are the people at the gym who don’t seem phased by anything. They crank out the reps, and furthermore, they take time out of … Continue reading Isotension: Strike A Pose
Larger chest … a more precise hit on the golf court, better sex … and all these can be achieved with the help of a simple movement. No man likes to hear that he is rigid. In fact, there is only one context in which the word “rigid” is perceived as a compliment. If it … Continue reading The Benefits of Stretching
Every generation has a body part that is obsessively focussed upon. In the 70s it was slender, waifish hips and hairy chests. In the 80s, the bodybuilding/workout phenomenon became more personal with the popularity of personal gyms. The current obsession, which started sometime in the late 1990s is abs. Wash board abs. Once mostly in … Continue reading Summer Abs: Myths And Methods
In case you didn’t already know – the gym is one of the best places to spend your free time. Regular workouts help to maintain your health, appearance and general motivation level. Furthermore, the gym is a great place to meet other people who respect their bodies and are interested in fitness and a healthy … Continue reading Making The Most Of Your Time At The Gym: The Do’s and Don’ts of Gym Etiquette
One of the most common reasons that people give for neglecting their health and fitness is that they have a difficult time fitting a regular workout routine into their daily, or even weekly, lives. We are a generation who requires that we get our bang for our buck: we don’t want to waste a moment … Continue reading The Inefficient Workout: Quit Wasting Your Time!
There are many reasons why many of us do not go to the gym. We all have psychological barriers preventing us from making that trek and committing to living a healthy lifestyle. For those people who are overweight or obese, this motivation to get active is even less pressing. Among the psychological reasons holding very … Continue reading When Your Weight Prohibits A Workout