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Functional training

Functional Training is the buzzword in fitness these days. If you’re stuck in an exercise rut (or even if you’re not) it’s a great way to change your routine to challenge your body to improve and grow stronger, work different muscle groups and get the best overall conditioning effect. Functional Training is exercise that involves …

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Weight training Q & A

Weight training is an extremely beneficial form of exercise but can be confusing if you have never done it. JASON R. KARP, MS, PHD STUDENT, COLLEGE LECTURER AND TRACK AND FIELD COACH, ANSWERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO START YOU ON THE RIGHT TRACK. (ASK A PERSONAL TRAINER TO SET UP A PROGRAMME SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU. …

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Sports nutrition basics

Sports nutrition basics What recreational or professional athletes eat can greatly enhance their performances. The following nutritional guidelines from Cindy Mynrd, MS, RD-A San Diego-based health & medical writer & registered dietitian who specializes in sports medicine, eating disorders & weight-loss can help you excel in your sport. 1. Consume sufficient calories. Fueling the body …

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Preventing muscle soreness

Is this discomfort a necessary part of exercising? Get the scoop from two experts at the university of New Mexico, Albuerque-JohnDavidMaes and Len Kravitz, Phd. If you have just begun a fitness program, or perhaps started up again after a long holiday break, you may have become really sore after exercising.You are probably experiencing delayed-onset …

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5 Reasons why you should try small group training

There have been many evolutions & trends in the fitness world. Gym operators have grown with the times and continue to adapt and offer more options to their members in order to keep them engaged. Personal training, group fitness classes, spin & boot camp are just a few examples of the popular offerings that gym …

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Weight Loss Workout Program – Beginner

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