The Social Benefits of Exercise-How Working Out Impacts Your Life

The Social Benefits of Exercise-How Working Out Impacts Your Life

The benefits of exercise don’t end with a healthier you. In fact, research shows that regular exercise can have a marked impact on your life beyond just helping you lose weight. With the right type of exercise, you can increase your self-esteem, build self-control, and improve your mood. The social benefits of exercise can also…

The Rookie’s Guide to Running: Tips for New Runners

The Rookie’s Guide to Running: Tips for New Runners

You’ve decided to start running. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a healthy and rewarding journey. But before you lace up your sneakers, there are a few things you need to do to make sure your first run is a success. There are several important tips for new runners that will help them achieve their…

Calisthenics Body Transformation

Calisthenics Body Transformation

Compared to weight training, calisthenics is a great way to burn calories and improve your body composition. You don’t need a weightlifting machine, a gym membership to get started, or even increase the weight to stimulate muscle growth. You will start with exercises that are appropriate for your level of fitness and build up from…

Muscle Hypertrophy vs Muscle Hyperplasia

Muscle Hypertrophy vs Muscle Hyperplasia

While the debate continues to rage on among fitness professionals, athletes, and researchers as to whether or not there is indeed a difference between muscle hypertrophy (growth) and Muscle hyperplasia (increase in the number of fibers), one thing is for sure: Muscle growth happens by both methods. Muscle hypertrophy, or growth of the actual fibers,…

Why You Should Hire A Personal Trainer

Why You Should Hire A Personal Trainer

The primary reason someone should have a personal trainer is that they can educate you on the role of health, fitness, and exercise knowledge. Knowing the information necessary to meet your fitness goals is empowering. A fitness professional can help you be more informed on the nuances of nutrition and exercise, the right forms of…

Principles Of Fitness Everyone Should Know

Principles Of Fitness Everyone Should Know

Everyone with a fitness goal knows that they need to train and eat right. Even those who don’t want to get fit can benefit from fitness training, though perhaps not as much as the fitness enthusiast. Most people know these two facts. However, they may not know that “how motivated” they are to start training…

10 Common Fitness Myths Debunked

10 Common Fitness Myths Debunked

It’s no secret that exercise has a multitude of health benefits. But to be honest, we’re all prone to following incorrect advice — especially when it comes to physical fitness. Physical training is a complicated subject, and as such, many mistruths persist as truths in the fitness community. This article will debunk ten of the…

How To Train Smart-Understanding The Variables

How To Train Smart-Understanding The Variables

“Hey bro, I found this sick Dwayne Johnson workout on the internet and I’m about to try it out today, I’m so pumped!” If you’ve heard this in the gym, odds are you’ve stumbled upon someone who does not really know what to do with their training plan and is, well, experimenting. Which is not…

The Why, When, and How of Stretching

The Why, When, and How of Stretching

Throughout your training process, you should aim to develop as many physical properties and functions as possible and open up windows for recovery, where you engage in activities that can help your muscles reach a peak state of rejuvenation. There are many ways to help the body recover better, but stretching is perhaps one of…

Barbell vs Dumbbell: Pros & Cons: Which Is Better

Barbell vs Dumbbell: Pros & Cons: Which Is Better

As a rule, training your body in the modern world generally takes place in a gym, where you have access to dumbbells, barbells, and machine exercises. Yet, one question remains: Which is better, barbells or dumbbells? You are in luck since we will explain the differences and advantages of barbells and dumbbells in this article…