When working out, whether it be at home or at the gym, it is great to be able to record workout data. This data allows us to monitor our progress, which in turn lets us analyse areas that we need to improve. When I was growing up (there I go again, sounding like an old man!), I did not have access to this data. Yes, I could record it on a piece of paper but even mobile phones were like bricks, and didn’t have the data capacity to store such information.
When it comes to fitness, we automatically think of weights, cardio, calisthenics, cross-fit, etc. Seldom do we think of games consoles. In today’s world, games consoles have taken over the lives of, not only teenagers but adult’s too. Many of us spend hours on computers and consoles.
When it comes to working out at home, you want to ensure you are treating it just like a gym workout. Training at home is for the disciplined, dedicated and determined. Once you get into the swing of things, you will most likely never go back to the gym. This was definitely the case with … Read more
Supplementation is a controversial topic amongst many. People tend to be divided on the benefits of supplementing. There is much confusion when it comes to taking these products. What needs to be remembered is the word itself. It is rather self explanatory. The definition of supplement is “a thing added to something else, in order … Read more
Let’s begin with some stationary bike trivia. Come on, you know me guys! I love a bit of trivia, keeps the brain in play. The stationary bike was an improved version of a machine called the Gymnasticon. There was also a unique version of what we now know as the stationary bike. People used to … Read more
Hello fitness fanatics! So, we’ve all watched the Olympics at some point or other in our lives. I remember when I was growing up, I used to love watching the rowing. I think it was because of the GB team being almost guaranteed the gold medal. Although the guarantee was as close to 100% as … Read more
These are 2 of my favourite exercises! During my early workout days, I decided to put these two Goliaths to the test. I performed 5 sets of 12 pull ups and 5 sets of 30 push ups, as a superset, for 1 month, 5 days per week. Obviously, i’m not challenging anyone to do this, … Read more
When it comes to exercising from home, you have plenty of equipment options. We have already discussed the benefits of kettlebells, so let’s have a look at some other tools you could incorporate into your home workouts. Two very popular tools are resistance workout bands and dumbbells. Resistance bands can come in different formats (something … Read more
In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the … Read more
You enter the gym…you see all the treadmills being used. You think, “shall I wait until they are free”, or “shall I use another machine”. Most of us who use treadmills, will wait in the queue, or change our workout around, in order to fit the treadmill somewhere. There is no need to do this, … Read more