What Are The Most Effective Home Gym Equipment?
Going to the gym is expensive. It is also going to be incredibly difficult if you work odd hours. As a result, many people will start to purchase gym equipment for their home. Obviously, most homes suffer from a lack of space. This means that you need to select incredibly well. On this page, we are going to take a little look at some of the best gym equipment for home use.
Are Resistance Bands Worth It?
Resistance bands have exploded onto the fitness scene over the past couple of years. Whilst there are some people out there who think resistance bands and their related accessories are one of the best things to happen to the fitness industry, there are a few people out there who do not seem to like them all that much. That is why I have put together this article. I want to briefly run you through the benefits of resistance bands. Think of this as a review of sorts.
The Best Gym Equipment?
For most people, resistance training offers the best way for them to build muscle. This type of training can be done in many ways, but some of the popular methods include the use of exercise bands or free weights. Some believe that gym equipment can effectively help with muscle gain.
How To Gym Properly With Barbells As Equipment
If you want to build up your overall body strength then there is no better solution than a decent barbell workout. Contrary to popular belief; you do not actually need to be that fit to lift a barbell. Most people should be able to cope with the smaller weights quite fine. In fact; I have seen plenty of retired pensioners lift up those smaller barbells! On this page I want to talk to you a little bit about the basics of a barbell workout.
Resistance Bands Training For Women
When it comes to muscle exercise, most of us cling to the ordinary free machines or weights, if we feel more frisky, we head over to the cable or free motion machines at the gym. We do not see any work with resistance bands.
Why You Should Start Dumbbell Training?
Using dumbbells offers you a lot of freedom and versatility. Most of us live in small spaces, so it’s nice to be able to grab a few weights and get a workout in without much thought. Dumbbells also have the advantage of being able to focus your workouts to specific areas of the body, they’re not just limited to arms or upper body.
Weight Training Safety Guide
If you are looking to get fit then it is likely that a key part of your training will be based around the use of weights. Whilst it may be tempting to just jump in there and lift them straight away it is suggested that you don’t. Lifting weights without knowing a couple of things could lead to rather serious injury. On this page I want to talk you through some of the most important safety tips for when you are training with weights.
Review of The New IPPT System and Tips To Help You Ace It
As you might have heard, the Ministry Of Defence or mindef has released the new IPPT system on 23 July 2014. The new scoring system and format of the physical test has stirred quite a bit of discussion for those affected.
After reading through all the comments on twitter, facebook and on news sites, I can conclude that most people are on the 2 extreme ends, the “Thank god for the change” side and the “this is dumb” side. Not sure if its just me but there seem to be more on the side of disapproval to the change. Nonetheless, the change has already been confirmed officially and there is a very slim chance mindef will revert to the old system anytime soon.
Personally, I think the new IPPT system is a joke, here’s why:
Common Mistakes Made In The Gym And How To Avoid
Going to the gym is time consuming and can sometimes be costly for most people, hence maximising efficiency when you are already in the gym should be a top priority. Mistakes made in the gym can cost you precious time by not producing results and can also sacrifice your health and safety if proper gym habits are not followed. Below are some mistakes that are commonly made in the gym.