Everyone knows exercise is essential to good health, but the types of exercise you do matter almost as much as choosing to exercise in the first place. If you neglect to exercise certain parts of your body, those parts will suffer for it. Plus, doing the same kind of exercise all the time can get repetitive. Here are six types of exercise you shouldn’t skip.(more…)
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Fitness boot camp workouts provide you with an opportunity to build your endurance, strength, and, in many cases, resilience. However, before diving in head-first and signing up for a boot camp experience, you need to know what you are getting into.
These classes help you build your endurance, agility, and strength while ensuring you have the energy and focus on tackling whatever the day sends your way. The question is – are you up to this challenge? Find out by reading the information below.(more…)
If you’re bored of interval training, running on the treadmill or riding the bike, badminton might be something for you.
Though many people know badminton as a fun backyard game, it is an intense olympic sport with roots dating as far back as far as Ancient Greece and Egypt 2.000 years ago.
Just like with other types of cardio, you can play at any intensity you like, starting from a low-intensity equivalent of a brisk walk, all the way up to your VO? max.
In this article, we’ll look at some of the pros and cons of playing badminton for cardio, when your main goal is getting stronger in the gym.(more…)
Let us face it- being skinny and underweight is no fun. Sometimes, people lose too much weight due to different medical conditions and become lean and unhealthy. They start looking underweight, and there are several reasons for it. When an individual starts losing excessive weight, they start looking for effective ways to gain weight. Although there are many remedies, tips, and popular diets, you can find that promise you to gain weight quickly. But if you are looking for a safe and secure way, Ayurveda has something most effective. This post highlights the ways in which Ayurvedic treatment is effective for weight gain. So, let us get started.(more…)
Detoxing is a healthy cycle that one should go through at least once a year. How long the detox cycle may go is up to you. However, the best duration is not more than 30 days. 30 days are enough to flush your system clean while having a minimal impact on your fitness level.
But where does exercise come into play when detoxing?(more…)
As with any workout routine, you need rest and recovery days; however, for some, kicking back with a book or a lazy beach day simply don’t cut it. If you are looking for a recovery program that can help not only the body but the mind too, then yoga is the answer!
Yoga is great for post-workout recovery; it can increase mobility and flexibility in your strength training program. Here is how to add some yoga to your fitness routine without having to sit through an hour-long class!(more…)
Dealing with mental health issues, whether it’s depression, anxiety or something else can be difficult. While it may be possible to keep them under control at times, at others they may feel hard to manage, and this can be overwhelming. The thing that many don’t realize, though, is that there are simple things they can do themselves to help improve their mental health.(more…)
If there’s one thing in life that offers plenty of options, it’s exercise. The question is, why can it be such a challenge to find a routine that works and stick to it? It could be boredom from repetition, frustration from not seeing the desired results, or simply a lack of motivation. While these are all common reasons, they don’t have to mean the end of a fitness journey. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to change your perspective. Keep reading for four ways boot camp workouts can benefit your life as a whole.(more…)
To Make Optimal Gains, Never Neglect Post Workout Nutrition
Knowing what to eat after a workout is a big question mark for many active adults, even those who have been exercising for years. Over time you’ll no doubt figure out your own system of food consumption that helps you to stave off fatigue and other symptoms following a workout, but did you know that there are proven methods you might be missing out on?
If you think that there may be a better way to get nutrition and optimize your workouts by pairing them with an appropriate diet, here are 5 post-workout tips that could prove useful.(more…)
The New Year is here and many of us have our New Year’s resolutions set. More often than not, these resolutions include getting fit. While we commend those who are looking to amp up their fitness in 2020, many people don’t know where to start or how to stay motivated, causing them to abandon their resolutions. At Project Swole, we want to help you reach your fitness goals.
Follow these 5 tips to set yourself up for success with your fitness resolutions!(more…)