How to Ride Properly & Get The Most Gain From Your Workout

The quadriceps and gluteal muscles are the primary cycling muscles, but the hamstrings, hip flexors, calves and shin muscles also help pedal. The quadriceps are responsible for pushing down on the pedals, which generates the most power in the pedal stroke. Because cycling is a cardiovascular exercise, muscular endurance-building activity, and strength-building activity, it can be a means to reach

What Happens When I Plank Daily? The Benefits Will Blow Your Mind So Let’s Start Today

The plank, a popular ab exercise, is a go-to core-strengthening movement. The plankis a legitimate ab-strengthening replacement for crunches and sit-ups. So of course, with the exercise's popularity also came corresponding challenges, like the 30-day plank challenge. The basic goal of this challenge is to perform a plank (with good form) every day for 30 days, with the goal of

Both Swimming And Running Are Known To Be Good For Weight Loss, But Which Is The Best?

Land versus water: it’s a polarising argument, with each claiming theirs is the way forward for health and fitness. Let’s start on the fence: both have their strengths when it comes to cardiovascular exercise and healthy weight loss. Both exercise several muscle groups at once and increase your heart rate, assisting in your overall cardiovascular health. An often overlooked perk

Pull More Weight And Strengthen Your Back With These 6 Valuable Deadlift-Coaching Cues

The barbell deadlift is a compound exercise used to develop overall strength and size in the posterior chain. It is a competition lift in the sport of power lifting, but is also considered a classic benchmark of overall strength. When performed with the hands outside the knees, it is often called a "conventional" deadlift. When the feet are wide and

Avoid These 6 Missteps When Trying To Chisel Washboard abs

Do you want some action hero abs? Then don’t make these six common core training mistakes. Stronger, muscular abs are probably one of the most sought after physique improvements. For some, the aim is to lose belly fat and achieve a tighter stomach. For others, greater core strength is the goal. While building amazing abs isn’t science, people constantly make mistakes in the gym that will