The health benefits of weight training are far reaching. Lifting weights or body-weight exercises can prevent many health conditions associated with aging.
Being physically fit makes you feel better, you look better, your sex life is more satisfying, your body is able to function better and you suffer with less medical problems.
A simple fitness routine incorporating weight training and some cardio work, combined with eating properly and getting enough rest/sleep should be all need in order to achieve your fitness goals.
The mental rewards that accompany these achievements are unsurpassed!
Gyms are full of exercise machines, with many offering little benefit – and may even cause injury. Here are the top 7 exercise machines to avoid, and why.
The deadlift or ‘bent-knee deadlift’ is arguably the most effective, resistance exercise you can perform. It requires the use of almost every muscle in the body, with particular emphasis on your back, core, quads, glutes, hamstrings and shoulders. Unfortunately it is an exercise very few people perform through fear of […]
If you are in your 40’s or beyond, this article explains how muscle mass can still be built and strength gains still be achieved.
If you haven’t made a New Year’s resolution yet, this article could be just what you’re looking for! For many people (including myself), the Christmas and New Year festivities involved excess food and drink with little or zero exercise. Yesterday was the first day back in the gym for me, […]