Building your first workout plan can be a very challenging process. Especially if you lack basic knowledge of how the body responds to training. In this article we will walk you through the first steps towards a healthier version of you.
Gymnastic rings are without a doubt one of the most challenging pieces of equipment available in the gym or at home. Not only are they difficult, they can be hard to use to write good sessions for beginners, due to the fact that they typically offer intermediate or advanced exercises. This article hopes to provide beginners with some exercises they can use to get started with gymnastic rings to build a basic foundation of upper body strength.
No, HIIT is not strength training. However this is a normal thing to think in a fitness industry that will falsely mark workouts in order to sell products. If you’re looking to develop your understanding of what HIIT actually is and why it differs from strength training, you will find this article valuable.
Strength training is very beneficial to running performance, but once we are aware of this, how do we successfully implement strength training into runners training programmes? This can be difficult for a lot of runners, because they are so focused on their running programming and strength training can seem like a difficult world that can seem daunting. Let’s look at six exercises that you can use today to improve your running performance.
Strength training for runners is becoming more and more common. It used to be an aspect of training that just professional runners would consider, but now with more and more people doing local 5 to 10k’s and wanting to improve their times, more people are looking towards strength training due to its effectiveness at improving running performance. Here is our guide to runners who are looking do strength training at home.
Heavy carries are potentially the most underutilised core variations in resistance training. They are beneficial for both athletes looking to improve performance and individuals looking to improve health. Have a look through and try out some of these 6 loaded carry variations in your next resistance training session.
Hamstrings play an important role in a vast amount of day to day movements, they also play an important part of contact sports. They are also one of the muscles most susceptible to injury, meaning making them mobile to mitigate injury and retain day to day functionality very important.
HIIT is one of the most popular and most effective forms of cardiovascular training we have available to us. However sometime, and in some situations it may not be a great idea. Have a read through 5 scenarios when you might want to avoid HIIT.
With the extremely high prevalence of lower back pain across the world, finding ways to alleviate and prevent back pain has never been more important. If you are looking for exercise to improve your lower back mobility, you are in the right place.
With most articles put emphasis on which is better, people are pitting these two styles of cardiovascular training against each other, like many things in the fitness industry people seem intent on making this an either or when in reality both are extremely beneficial training modalities for different reasons and both should be used at appropriate times depending on an individuals needs.