What is Plyometric Training? Plyometric Training has been around for a long time, these days it is mostly seen being used in sports training & CrossFit. It involves various kinds of jumps, hops, bounds or skips and has some great benefits. This kind of training can be very effective in improving athleticism in both youth […]
Repetitions – High vs Low
High Repetitions vs Low Repetitions – are you doing them correctly? You may have heard high repetitions help you lose fat and will tone your muscles and low reps will help build muscle and strength? Let’s clear a few things up You can’t tone a muscle, instead you can lose body fat which will improve […]
Helpful Information for Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis – What is it and how do I treat it? Plantar fasciitis means inflammation of your plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a strong band of tissue (like a ligament) that stretches from your heel to your middle foot bones. It supports the arch of your foot and also acts as a shock-absorber […]
10 Tips for Safe Stretching Stretching is a good way to improve flexibility and avoid muscle soreness. Here are some tips for how to do it properly. Stretch for 10 minutes every day. Regular stretching improves your balance, strength and flexibility. Get advice to avoid injury. Check with your doctor or health professional before stretching […]
Upright Bike – Are you using it?
What is an upright bike? An upright bike is a common piece of cardiovascular equipment that is found in the majority of gyms. What are the benefits? The upright bike replicates outdoor bike riding and uses the same muscles as an outdoor bike. The main benefits of an upright bike are gaining strength in the […]