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5 Highly Effective Workouts

Some of the most effective workouts also happen to be among the hottest fitness trends of the day! If you haven’t already read our posts on bodyweight workouts and kettlebell workouts, do take the time to catch up on those before we introduce you to even more workouts that will help you burn fat and build muscle. All of the workouts we are about to discuss can be accomplished in a home gym, but one very unique one does require a workout partner. Whichever you choose, you’re sure to see results with the following wildly popular and oh-so awesome workouts! 5 Highly Effective Workouts High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) HIIT is a very popular workout regimen and for very good...

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TRX, Why You Need to DO IT!

Anyone interested in transforming their body while building strength and muscle cannot afford to overlook TRX exercises. Perfect for home gyms and even outdoor workouts, TRX exercises are designed to build core stability, as well as increase flexibility, strength and muscle. Thanks to these exercises, you can enjoy the same workouts currently used by the United States military, pro-athletic teams and world-class athletes right in the privacy of your own home, as well as anywhere of your choosing outside, in the park or in your hotel room when you’re traveling! What Are TRX Exercises? Introduced to the world by a former Navy Seal, Randy Hetrick, TRX stands for Total Resistance eXercise. It is a form of exercise that relies on...

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The Benefits of Stretching

Here are several great benefits of stretching before and after your workouts. Most people know that stretching before a workout can improve your range-of-motion and even minimize the risk of injury while exercising. But did you know that the benefits of stretching also include things like reducing cholesterol and stress, as well as increasing stamina? Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of stretching. 3 Types of Stretching There are 3 main types of stretching, which are as follows: Ballistic stretching - bouncing muscles toward their maximum range-of-motion Static stretching - holding your stretches Passive, alternating stretching - using a resistant force to achieve the stretch (examples include a partner, bodyweight, bands, etc.) The Benefits of Stretching Improves...

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8 Reasons Kettlebells Rule

People love kettlebell workouts because they they are fast, easy to learn, require little space and offer a full body workout while using just one piece of gym equipment! In addition to improving overall strength, people also love the good cardio workout they receive when exercising with kettlebells. In working out with relatively small kettlebells of various weights, people are able to burn fat, improve posture and balance without ever having to step foot inside a gym. Kettlebell workouts are also easier on the back and spine than traditional weights, but only if the proper form is used while exercising. A Little Kettlebell History Kettlebell workouts weren’t always a popular fitness routine. In fact, the original use of the kettlebell...

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