Why you need to know your sweat rate & how to calculate it

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5 myths about female powerlifting

5 myths about female powerlifting

It is a sport normally associated with burly men in sweaty gyms – but booming numbers of women in Wales are taking up powerlifting. There has been huge growth in women pumping iron at all levels from simple weight training to competitive powerlifting. “For a woman to know she’s physically strong is a huge confidence boost. Powerlifting lets women discover…

What does stretching do to your immune system

What does stretching do to your immune system

No flexibility in your schedule? Rest assured, this stretching routine is quick—and its benefits are many. The Routine When you can barely squeeze a workout into your day, taking time to focus on flexibility may feel like, well, a stretch. But stretching is an important part of fitness: It can improve your range of motion, increase circulation, and calm your…

Crossfit is easy: it’s you versus yourself

Crossfit is easy: it’s you versus yourself

Love it or hate it, CrossFit has found its place in the fitness world. Not sure what you think about it? Before you decide, try one of these workouts. CrossFit requires a certain level of “crazy.” Not serial killer crazy, but crazy in that hardcore, “won’t quit ’til I’m dead, and even after death I’ll burst from my coffin and…

Core Training

Core Training

Core Training has become popular in fitness in recent years. The objective of core training is to uniformly strengthen the deep and superficial muscles that stabilize, align and move the trunk of the body, especially the abdominals and muscles of the back. Historically, physical therapists prescribed core exercises for patients with low-back problems, and more recently core training has become…

Body workout & diet

Body workout & diet

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