Your guide to gym etiquette!

From the changing rooms to the cardio zone, when it comes to gym etiquette, there are a few rules we would like everyone to follow. Cardio Zone Don’t get mobile Chatting on a treadmill is a recipe for disaster. There are exceptions for using your phone on a treadmill and…

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is perfect for busy people who want a fast, but challenging workout that delivers results. It’s no surprise that an annual survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)considered HIIT the number one fitness trend of 2014. The survey predicts it will rank…

STRENGTH TRAINING TIPS

On January 20, 2015, Posted by , In Training, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

STRENGTHENING BASICS If you want to build strength you have to set goals, be patient and to be consistent and stick with your plan. When you’re in the gym, don’t get distracted. Stay focused on the task at hand. When you leave the gym, make sure you get proper rest and keep…

MUSCLE BUILDING TIPS

MUSCLE-BUILDING BASICS                                                                            First, increase your caloric and complete protein intake. Then, when you…

Training Myths – Performing crunches will reduce tummy fat

On September 16, 2014, Posted by , In Diet,Fat Loss,Training, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Performing crunches will work the abdominal muscles, (mainly the upper abdominals), but will not burn off the fat surrounding these muscles. Firstly, it is not possible to localise fat loss(unless of course you go down the surgery route). One of the best ways of burning fat is by exercising with…

Should you even lift?

On August 4, 2014, Posted by , In Training, By ,,, , With No Comments

The Commonwealth Games Glasgow has given us plenty of sports for us to feast on. The weightlifting event is always impressive, and also one of the easiest events to include in your gym workout – finding a place to pole vault is not quite so simple. Follow the inspiration of…