Back squats are unquestionably one of the single most productive exercises that can be performed in the weight room to increase overall strength and power. Together with bench presses and deadlifts, this trio in my opinion are the most effective at gaining overall strength and gaining muscle. There’s no reason there should be blanket cues... Continue Reading →
The Truth About Gyms
The pressure to get fit is real. I gave in at the beginning of the year and purchased a gym membership. Since then I have learnt a hell of a lot and I though I would share some truths about getting fit with you lovely people. Starting and staying committed is the hardest part. For... Continue Reading →
Your BMI Sucks!
The body mass index, or BMI, is commonly used in doctors' offices or in general fitness terms as a way to estimate your body fat level. It provides a quick and easy way to evaluate obesity trends in the general population. Medical professionals use it as one of many screening tools, such as cholesterol checks... Continue Reading →
Feeling More Confident In The Gym
For many people the idea of going to the gym is terrifying. We’re unhappy with our bodies, we know our fitness levels aren’t what they should be, and we worry about what other people might think. And it's just discouraging to run or lift next to a super fit gym bunny, who makes us feel worse... Continue Reading →
Benefits of a body-weight workout
Bodyweight training is as simple as it gets and requires no equipment in order to perform it. 1. It's a super-efficient workout. Research suggests high-output, bodyweight-based exercises like plyometrics yield awesome fitness gains in short durations. Since there's no equipment involved, bodyweight workouts make it easy to transition from one move to the next with little... Continue Reading →
From 300lbs to 30 Muscle-Ups for time
As you guys are aware, writing on a topic involves having great knowledge on the subject which comes from regular reading and updation on the topics; and one of my favourite and regular pages to do this is The Crossfit Journal and their instagram page. And today I came across their ig post on Jared... Continue Reading →
Who says you can’t? You do!
Whether you're a bodybuilder, a professional athlete , or an everyday man or woman- there are a handful of general fitness standards. For example, you should be able to deadlift and back squat at least your body weight, run 3k in 20 mins or do 15 complete pushups. I personally keep pushing my limits and... Continue Reading →
How to Keep Nutrition Top of Mind
I came across this article on The Crossfit Journal, and it is definitely worth a read!The original link for the article is here : https://journal.crossfit.com/article/nutrition-culture-achauer-2 Disclaimer : I do not own this article, nor do I have any contribution in this writing, or have anything to do with the writers or publishers of this post. I simply... Continue Reading →
How To Reboot Your New Year Resolutions!
We've all been there. Made resolutions that were unrealistic or just not motivating enough; and we've learnt from these mistakes and refined our resolutions BUT not mid-year, we just procrastinate it to the next year. Most resolutions are either aimed towards self-improvement and self-development or aimed at just making certain changes. I bet many of... Continue Reading →