These muscles help bend your torso to the side, help rotate your torso to the left and right, and perhaps most important, actually act to resist your torso from rotating, which helps to stabilise and protect your spine.
The following 5 exercises train your obliques in all the ways they function, by using uneven loads, instability or rotation. The result: you’ll challenge your obl...

You’ve decided to pursue a more active lifestyle. Great!
Everyone was once new to exercise and fitness. Weights, cardio, eating too little, or eating too much. It’s hard to know where to begin. Lucky for you, many of those before us have already made mistakes for us to learn from. Now, we are giving you a plan of attack to avoid most, if not all, of the most common pitfalls.

The Benefits Of Spinning

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The Benefits Of Spinning

Spinning exercise offers a great cardiovascular workout for the body and is also good for optimizing fat burning. Here's a quick guide on why starting out in spinning could be right for you, and what a typical class might involve.
1. Builds Leg Strength Using a bike can help tone your quad, calf and gluteal (buttocks) muscles as...

Step machines (or steppers) aim to simulate climbing stairs. Steppers enable exercisers to obtain stronger legs and increase cardiovascular endurance. Here's our guide to step machine exercise and it's benefits.
Most people are familiar with the motion of walking up stairs, the only difference with a step machine is that the stairs never stop and you have to keep climbing to keep...

The debate between upright and recumbent bikes has been going on for years. Exercise professionals in both camps have continuing to support the benefits of one over the other. But, the truth is that they both offer a great workout — the right choice is going to depend on your personal goals and your current level of fitness. Continue reading article »

Seniors can build fitness and health on the treadmill Walking on the treadmill is an excellent way for seniors to stay active. With 30 minutes a day of brisk treadmill walking, you can be well on your way to meeting the recommended daily physical activity to reduce your health risks and maintain fitness. Regular brisk walking...

Let's face it: one thing that's so appealing about the machines in a gym is that you can effectively hide on them. Nobody's going to give you a puzzled look or come over and ask, "What body part does that work?" After all, it's written right there on the machine!
But the arena of unique free-weight exercises can be a little intimidating for the self-conscious trainee. T...

Before we dive deep into why cardio is actually vital for muscle building, lets understand the basics of energy. Our body's energy currency/source is ATP. 
I'm sure you have heard this word countless number of times, starting from school's science lecture. This ATP can be generated without oxygen (anaerobic) and using oxygen (aerobic) systems. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise and participate in strength training exercise at least 2 days a week.  This recommendation is just for general health benefits, but weight loss efforts may take more than this amount of exercise.
Unfortunately, most Am...

About 58 million Americans have a gym membership, but almost two thirds of this number claim they never use their membership. An average monthly cost of a gym membership is about $60/month but of course this can vary depending on the gym and what area you are in.
Getting a gym membership can be motivational for trying to lose weight or gain muscle tone, but over time motivation f...

The treadmill is a great option to start your cardio workout routine. It will make your legs strong, build your endurance and also help you help you lose weight.
If you are planning to start exercising, then the treadmill is the right choice. This is very popular when you want to start with cardios. And, it is way more effective. It accelerates you on to power walking and running...

Every single person who goes to the gym wants bigger, more defined muscles but no matter what they do they fail to see the gains. Fitness consultant Akshay Chopra tells us five tips to make the most of our time in the gym:
To grow a muscle it has to be stimulated often either by working it out directly or indirectly. For e.g. a compound exercise like a barbell squat stimulates th...

We know that, if we want to change our bodies, we have to overload the muscles. This is called functional overreaching—which leads to super compensation. The body's response is an adaptation, which refers to your body's physiological response to training.
When you do new exercises or load your body in a different way, your body reacts by increasing its ability to cope with that n...

10 Easy Workouts for Beginners

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10 Easy Workouts for Beginners

You don't need sweaty, hard exercise sessions to gain the benefits of physical activity. In fact, easy workouts for beginners are better choices when you're just starting out. And you can do them at home or outdoors, whichever is better or more convenient for you.
Workouts for beginners—especially those who have failed to maintain an exercise program—are specifically designed to ...

AMRAP is an acronym popularized by CrossFit that stands for "As Many Rounds As Possible" or "As Many Reps As Possible," depending on the structure of the workout. AMRAP training protocols live and die on the basis of time—it's you against the clock, working to complete as many repetitions or rounds of exercises as possible within a set timeframe.
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The 8 Best Exercises for Stronger Obliques
Posted On May 05, 2021
These muscles help bend your torso to the side, help rotate your torso to the left and right, and perhaps most important, actually act to resist your torso..