Did you know that one of the oldest pieces of exercise equipment on the planet is still regularly being used in gyms and homes across the globe to help people tone and strengthen? No, I’m not talking about some sort of Medieval rack, I’m talking about the brilliantly simple yet effective medicine ball. Ever since […]
Yoga is intimidating to a whole lot of people who may not consider themselves to be among the most limber people on the planet. And on the other end of the spectrum, for many people who regularly focus their workouts on cardio and strength building, yoga can seem like so much silly fluff instead of […]
If you think of the jump rope as some silly little toy used by young girls on the playground, you’re missing out on a heck of a workout. Instead of seeing skipping that rope as “fun” you should realize what many boxers, MMA fighters and other athletes have known for a long time now – […]
Computers have brought the entire world into our homes and from shopping to fitness, we can now achieve everything we need to in the course of a day simply by pushing a few buttons on our laptops. Considering the fact that we can now shop for essentially anything we might need without leaving our homes, […]
No matter how many fancy new workout techniques come along to turn our heads with promises of instant results the “classics” always seem to stick around, and there is a good reason for that. When it comes to strength training for the upper body the oldies are most certainly goodies. Rudimentary exercises that use the […]
A lot of people think of weight lifting as being good for strength and stretching as being good for agility, but in reality you’ll get the best results when you realize that the two go hand in hand. Every bit of strength training work that you do tears at the muscles and the stretching helps […]
Has your running workout routine left you sore and more than a little tired of ailments such as shin splints, overshocked knees and a myriad of foot problems such as bunions, fallen arches and plantar fasciitis? Well then, why not ditch the dirt (and pavement) and take to the pool instead? Swimming is a wonderful […]
Lie in your back with knees bent in a comfortable position while feet are kept flat against the floor. Next, bring your hands up to rest underneath your head.