Working out regularly is one of the best things you can do for your fitness and health. Regular training improves your cardiovascular health, strengthens your muscles and bones, lowers stress, aids sleep, increases memory among other things. That said, as frustrating as it might be to hear, simply going to the...
Starting a CrossFit training program may seem intimidating—especially if you are a complete newbie. But don’t let that deter you. What al Crossfitters have in common is a beginning. Nobody is born knowing exactly how to do a barbell thruster or the meaning of AMRAP. We all have to learn...
Getting yourself to work out can be challenging when the days are short, and the temperature is freezing. That’s why a lot of fitness enthusiasts stop exercising during the winter months—especially outdoor warriors such as runners and cyclists. However, keeping your workout habit during the cold season can still be...
Looking to get started with bodyweight training? Then you’re in the right place. I’m a big fan of bodyweight exercises (just take a look at my cross training section page and you’ll find an abundance of routines). With the proper selection of moves, you can target each and every muscle...
The big contradiction about exercise is that muscle only get stronger by breaking down first It’s during the recovery process following a session is where the real magic happens. That’s when your body works hard on re-patching and rebuilding damaged muscle tissues so it can get stronger and stronger. However, the rebuilding...
Whether you run, swim, bike, or simply exercise to stay in shape, strength training is a vital part of a well-rounded workout plan—that is, if you’re doing it right. If you’re guilty of a few common strength training errors, not only will your fitness gains be limited, but you’ll also...
Nobody likes to get injured. Injuries suck and will only derail your fitness goals. Here are seven of the most common (and dreadful) training injuries and how to prevent them and stay safe. 1. Runner’s Knee A very common injury among runners, this nightmare occurs when the patella is forced (usually by...
The treadmill is a great calorie-burning machine. It burns a lot of calories and can help you stay fit all year round, specially during the cold months. What’s not to like, right? Here’s the truth. A lot of people, especially serious outdoor runners, avoid the treadmill because they find it...
It’s easy to fall into a routine when you’re strength training, especially if you already follow a tried-and-true program that you enjoy. And most likely, compound exercises make a big chunk of your training program. Compound exercises involve multiple joints of the body, thereby, multiple muscle groups. Some movement allow...
Are you curious about plyometric training? Do you want to know more what’s the fuss is all about? Then today you’re in the right place. In this post, I’ll try to explain the concept of plyometric training in simple terms as well share with you a list of my favorite...