Ask people in the gym what their favourite muscle to workout is and the answer will most probably be…The Chest. There are many different types of chest workouts that help you build your chest muscles, and of them all, we have listed what is considered the most popular and widely used.
Jiu jitsu was used as the battlefield art by the Japanese samurai warriors, which provided them with the ability to fight effectively even when they had to be on foot and were disarmed.
If you are into building your chest, know that there are a wide range of chest workouts you can try to make your chest days interesting. Following are some of the most powerful chest workouts that will help you grow a stronger and bigger chest:
If you are one such individual looking to take that step towards staying healthy, here are some really useful tips to create a diet plan for yourself:
When it comes to losing weight in a healthy manner, hitting the gym is one of the primary solutions, and the inclusion of both weight training and cardiovascular exercises in your workout routines is key to achieve your weight loss goal. But, if there is one question that most gym goers struggle to find the answer is, how much gym time should I put in for weight loss?
You’ve had a long day at work; right from missing that forgetting that important work file at home, the heavy traffic on your way to work, a heated argument with your colleague, to your laptop crashing unexpectedly, your stress level will be at its peak by this time. How should you relieve this stress?
You are at the gym, and as always, you follow your personal trainer’s instructions and complete 30 to 45 minutes of cardio, between treadmill, cycling, and cross-trainer. At the end of your workout, you find yourself drenched in sweat, and your immediate thought would be that your body has burnt a lot of fat, which will eventually translate into weight loss. But, is this really true? Does the amount of sweat on your body after your workout sessions translate into weight loss?
Do you get really tired running after your toddler around your house? Do you feel breathless after that 10-minute treadmill session at the gym? Is it really taxing to take a short walk? All of these are clear indications of poor stamina and fitness. If you want to be able to do these activities without facing too much trouble, you need to look for some effective techniques on how to increase stamina.
How many times have you noticed an increase in your weight right after the holidays?
Here are some effective ways to stop gaining weight during the holidays:
Regardless of the type of exercise you like to engage in to get that beach body, running, hiking, biking, swimming, or anything else for that matter, everything only gets harder in the heat. So, here are a few tips to workout during the summer heat:
Agility training is one of the best ways to improve your athletic performance. It will help you move quicker and with better control, you’ll increase cardio fitness levels, enhance balance and develop stronger mind/body connection too.
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been suggested to reverse signs of ageing at the cellular level.
Functional training has many benefits; not only does it improve overall sports performance, but it’s a great way to help you reach your unique fitness goals. This type of training is geared toward your specific needs, making it a great benefit for any individual – regardless of your fitness level.
Modern day gyms are packed full of high-tech machines that allow members to achieve full body workouts without having to go within five feet of a single bar, plate or dumbbell.
Busy moms can easily feel overwhelmed, sleep deprived and often negative when it comes to exercise. But we have a few great exercises for moms that they can fit into their schedule. And best of all? They can be done with a stroller!
Health and fitness is undoubtedly very important in our daily lives, but people often forget just how beneficial it can be to support a productive workforce.
Your health goals do not have to take a back seat during this month. Here’s how
Whilst some people hate it with a passion, others will deliberately quest to achieve Delayed onset muscle soreness following their workout, wearing it as a badge of honour and using it as an indication that they are indeed working out hard enough.
Whilst one of the top goals for all gym goers both male and female is to look better in the buff, there are many less decorative and more significant reasons as to why anybody would want to spend their days moving more and eating well.
Some people look to endless hours of pavement pounding in an attempt to burn off those love handles and look better naked whilst others will diet themselves into the ground however, it truly is all about the iron if you are looking to change the way you look and perform.
Going to the gym isn’t easy by yourself. For many of us it becomes a mental battle to either get out of bed an hour early and hit the gym or a battle to resist the temptation of skipping the gym and going home to the couch at the end of a long day at work. Personal Trainers can make your fitness journey a whole lot easier....
We love this power-packed exercise as it’s great for strengthening all the muscles down the back of your body, building core strength and improving posture. It can also work wonders for athleticism, as building strong posterior muscles is key to helping you move faster during cardio training.
This blog looks into the benefits Dance forms of Exercise can have on fitness and dos the health of your brain. For many years scientists thought that once the brain was fully formed and at capacity that was it, from then on it slowly degenerated. Modern research shows that throughout your life the brain has the ability to adapt and regenerate - so could a dance workout could be the perfect setting?
A GYMNATION personal trainer is still pinching herself after success at the biggest event in bodybuilding. Kate Austin recently took home the amateur women’s physique prize at the prestigious Olympia in Las Vegas – four years after retiring from the sport.
Exercise is one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts overall mood.
Cooldowns come in a variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from a quick stretch to full dynamic slowing down of moves similar to the ones you were doing during the session. In general, there are two types of cooldown: passive and active.
Former bodyguard and high-performance personal trainer, Ty Kubiak provides insight into his training techniques.
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Learn more about foam roll and the benefits. There are several different types of foam roller, ranging from one solid piece of foam, to hollow tubes with lumps and bumps emerging from the outer foam, and even rechargeable vibrating ones.
Ever wonder what happens to those extra pounds you’re trimming? The answer might surprise you.
They are the two most popular core training moves, but do they produce the same results? We put the crunch and the plank to the test.
It takes 9 months for you to grow a tiny human being within your abdominal walls, changing every inch of your body in the process. This blog post looks at how to reverse the dramatic physiological and hormonal changes.
There is a huge misconception held among many women that weightlifting will turn women ‘hench’. This is not the case, and it is this myth which often prevents women getting the results they want as they live in fear of the free weights area. So let's look at 8 reason why women SHOULD lift weights.
If you are a fitness enthusiast who just started training, you’ll notice mass gains rather quickly. But gains can slow down over time, so it’s important to know just how much healthy mass you can expect to gain, and how to achieve the best results.
We all know that stretching is important, especially for athletes and people who regularly do fitness training. We take a closer look at the benefits of stretching, and whether it’s necessary to stretch before and after each workout session.
Exercising when pregnant is not only possible, but it can be fun and effective too. Here are five great tips for pregnancy exercises
Put simply, it really does pay to hit the gym for a broad collection of reasons however, one of the slightly less eminent benefits of working out is mental health. Mental health can be one of those sensitive subjects where most people choose to disregard the issue altogether.