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…)
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For many bodybuilders, patience, hard work, and consistency are important ingredients to obtaining successful outcomes. Their goal is always to have bigger, stronger, and better performing muscles. However, the road to attaining this goal isn’t easy. So, what are the recommended ways to help build bigger muscles?
More often than not, people tend to forget the basics. Take a look at the following helpful tips below to choose the best strategy you can employ to achieve bigger muscles.(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…)
Staying fit during quarantine doesn’t have to be complicated. After all, you’ve already gone through quarantine once.
While the first time may have caught you off guard, there’s no reason the second lockdown should too. This entry into the Get Swole During Quarantine series provides some great tips for shoring up your home gym NOW, in case another pandemic hits in full force.
Having a well-equipped home gym can be the key to success! Don’t worry! You don’t need fancy, expensive things.
Basic equipment, such as dumbbells and resistance bands are enough, but even those can be replaced.
Sounds interesting? Keep reading to find out how to prepare your home gym for another quarantine.(more…)
When you start a new workout routine, it’s normal to assume that you’ll start seeing real results almost immediately. While this may be true for some people, most find that they have to keep up their workouts for several months before any noticeable results start showing up. That said, there are always things you can do to speed your improvement and start getting the results you’re looking for more quickly and easily. Here are a few simple fitness tips to help you do just that.(more…)
Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball player to ever walk the planet, missed potential game-winning shots over 20 times in his career. Even the best have mistakes, no matter how many hours of practice and dedication they put into perfecting their craft. There are gym etiquette and lifestyle fitness mistakes to avoid, here is a small list.
The same goes for the gym. Even though you may have been working out since the time the dinosaurs roamed the planet, we can all have those potential lapses of memory and judgment where we forget to do something so basic.
Don’t worry, we’re all human and these mistakes happen from time to time. That’s why it’s always good to have a small reminder even when it comes to a dedicated hobby.
Warming up before a serious workout is very important. Choosing a good, effective warm-up before working out will help you avoid injuries that can delay your fitness progress. The right warm-up exercises can create an amazing difference in how quickly your fitness improves.
However, choosing the wrong warm-up can also have an impact on your overall performance. You could end up getting injured or not maximizing the workouts which you make time for in your busy schedule. Keep reading as we talk about the most effective ways to warm up before working out!(more…)
Do you ever wonder which muscles are used during deadlifts? Well, you need to start with understanding the muscles that get affected by the ‘King of all Exercises’ to know about their role in your workouts. There are many grips, foot positions, bars, and acceleration techniques that can be used to target different muscle groups in different ways. Let’s examine the techniques and learn which muscles are directly affected when deadlifting.(more…)
Most of us, powerlifters excluded, try to burn as many calories as possible on any given day. Cycling can be a great way by which you can burn a lot of calories a day without doing much. Can you give me a definite number of calories burned by cycling? Maybe you don’t have an answer to this question. This is where you need my help so read this post which will discuss how to calculate how many calories you burn while cycling.(more…)
Progress is a key influencer when it comes to health and fitness. It’s a great motivator, but it can also be defeated if progress isn’t happening fast enough or in the way you want — understandably so, considering that progress is how we know if our new diet, workout, and lifestyle are actually working in our favor. Still, frustrating enough, progress takes patience — a lot of it.
It can be easy to give up if you can’t see any sort of that positive change you’re looking for. However, new wearable technology monitors are here to help track, monitor, and most importantly, provide important insight of the progress you’ve been making, even if you can’t see it in the mirror yet.(more…)