Take These Steps to Spice Up Your Treadmill Workout
Not every treadmill comes with motivational training apps and access to entertainment. So how do you keep running in place from feeling like work? Here are some tips for making your treadmill workouts more fun, even without the bells and whistles.
Superset Pretenders or the Real Deal?
What is a true superset? Fitness purists say only one type of intense two-exercise combo qualifies. Other experts embrace a broader definition. Which of these candidates do you think deserves the super distinction?
Supersets: No Rest for the Wickedly Strong
What is a superset exactly? Although some observe a precise definition, a superset generally involves taking minimal rest between two sets of different exercises. Here’s how that works and how it could benefit your strength training.
What is Plyometric Training?
Plyometric exercises activate the fast-twitch fibres – which are difficult to activate with regular weightlifting exercises.
What's the deal with Strength Training?
Strength training has many benefits. More muscle = more burned calories. "Building muscle mass helps your body burn fat more efficiently at rest," says Michelle Lovitt, a celebrity trainer and exercise physiologist.
How can I keep my New Year Resolution?
It’s fairly common to set a new years resolution that involves health and fitness, but it’s also common for resolutions to be forgotten (or ignored) after a few months of dedication. Here are some tips to help:
How Does Vibration Enhance Foam Rolling?
On their own, foam rollers are outstanding training and physical therapy tools. They can warm up your muscles before an intense workout, roll out waste products, relieve pain and reduce delayed onset muscle soreness afterward.
What Are the Health Benefits of Jumping Rope?
The sport of jump rope offers many physical and cognitive benefits. Boxers, gym-goers and home gym trainers use it to burn calories, fortify bones, strengthen joints, improve balance, build their cores, and boost their quickness and agility.
What’s the Story Behind the Stability Ball?
Although the stability ball is often called the “Swiss Ball,” it actually originated in Italy. Engineer Aquilino Cosani invented a formula for a burst-proof inflatable ball in 1963. It was originally marketed as a toy.