Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.
Jun17

Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.

Hiking requires that your body is ready for the type of movements you'll be doing. If you haven't been doing any regular exercise, then now is the time to get started. The amount of preparation you need to do will depend on the type of hiking you'll be doing. A day-hike has different requirements from multi-day and longer treks, but you do need to be moderately in shape for any type of hiking. Also, the type of terrain that you'll be...

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Weight Training? Drop These 5 Exercises Before They Drop You… Say Good Night To #4.
Apr17

Weight Training? Drop These 5 Exercises Before They Drop You… Say Good Night To #4.

Knowing about these 5 bad exercises at the gym will save you a lot of grief later. If you continue to do these, there's a good chance that you'll get injured at some point, as many others have. Take a trip to the iron graveyard with Jeff Cavaliere as he explains in this video why you shouldn't be doing these exercises. If you still want to do #4 (Good Mornings), then have a look at this to do it without weights and prevent the risk of...

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There Are 2 Types Of Workouts When You Train With Weights. You’d Better Know The Difference.
Apr16

There Are 2 Types Of Workouts When You Train With Weights. You’d Better Know The Difference.

Are you pushing hard in your workouts, but just can't make it to the next level in your training? Do you feel kind of stuck in the middle where you can't get past getting some muscle definition, and are not really building appreciable muscle (if that's your goal)? As Suzanne Digre explains in this article, you need to learn the difference between building muscle and building strength. There is a big difference and if you don't...

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Does Crossfit & Yoga Mix? The Answer Might Surprise You
Mar19

Does Crossfit & Yoga Mix? The Answer Might Surprise You

Believe it or not, yoga is a great way for Crossfitters, athletes or people who work out a lot to help develop the mind-body connection. Warning: it also teaches your body to move in ways that you may not be accustomed to, increasing the chances of injuring yourself. To add yoga to your routine, it needs to be learned properly, considering the way you have built your body up to now. Don't just jump in and start, you'll hurt yourself....

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Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?
Mar16

Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

Breathing is one of those things that almost everyone seems to forget about, unless you're paying attention to it. Breathing is one of the most important components when you're doing any kind of exercise. It is also one of the first things that need to be learned about when starting to exercise. Unfortunately, it's often left out of many of the trainings. Proper breathing form is the basis for getting the mind-body connection going...

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