Flexibility plays a more important role in our well-being than we may realize. Experts believe that good flexibility helps you to achieve better results in your training, increases mobility and muscle coordination, reduces muscle pain and prevents injuries. Good flexibility also improves blood circulation and it may play an important role in preventing some serious illnesses, like arthritis, diabetes,
Do plank workouts for abdominal muscles strengthen your core? Let's find out below! The plank did have something right– in order to best the abs, you require full-body involvement to develop stability to truly function your whole body and also blast much more calories! Before you handle brand-new variants, make certain you can grasp holding a straight line from the
It’s time to push your abs to exhaustion—not to mention, fight the flab—with new abs exercises that are anything but routine. And it’s not just a six-pack you’ll get: Maintain strong abs and you’ll help prevent back pain, boost your agility, and increase your flexibility But no matter how tough these exercises get, always remember the golden rule of
You look your best at the end of a workout when your muscles are filled with blood, making your frame look bigger, stronger and harder – that’s the famed “pump”. Sadly it doesn’t last forever, but you can harness its power on holiday this summer, even when you don’t have access to a gym. The aim of this five-move, high-rep
While you don’t need a new year or a new decade — or even a new day — to kickstart a fitness program, sometimes that turn of the clock or calendar is just the fresh start you need. Inspired by this new decade, and all the potential that lies ahead, we put together a fun fitness program to help you
Exercising may not be the first thing you think about, but it sure feels good to get in some movement. This workout is quick, fun and perfect to do anywhere! The Tabata-timed format was popularized by a 1996 Japanese research study done by Dr. Izumi Tabata. Most Tabata workouts, including the one below, employ the timing used in Tabata’s research.
This four-week plan keeps things simple utilizing just three basic moves with a plyometric challenge thrown in every other day. Alternate grounded exercises with plyometric and rest on Sundays. This plan is completely adaptable. Whether you do your plyometrics hardcore, going as fast as you can or you opt for simply dynamic movement at your own, reasonable pace, you can
As you age, your metabolism changes and it becomes difficult to lose weight. Even if you follow a healthy diet plan and adopt good lifestyle habits, you follow the right sleep pattern and drink water adequately, your weight tends to remain stagnant. To get your body in shape and shed extra pounds from your body you will need to follow
Dumbbells are arguably the most versatile piece of equipment because you can move with greater fluidity. Unlike the rigid, fixed patterns of machines and barbells, you have the flexibility to change the positioning and angle to mitigate pain from injuries or immobility, and a greater capacity to work unilaterally to address muscle imbalances. You don’t have to go as heavy
Imagine this: You’ve just moved and are in the market for a new gym. What would you need to see in order to know that this was the gym for you? Maybe a dedicated free-weights room? More than one cable station so you wouldn’t have to wait too long during the busy hours? A wide variety of cardio equipment, sure.