Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category
For the average female keeping off the pounds can be an unbelievably exhausting exercise to undertake. Avoiding white bread with butter takes more willpower than some of us bear to even think about.
So what draws female bodybuilders to the labour intensive and unblemished discipline of pumping iron every day, and living on protein shakes and health bars?
Diet & Training
It certainly takes a special kind of someone to take on the bodybuilding lifestyle. Many women start out in the sport as a means to build strength, but it turns into something more and female bodybuilders have found themselves quite addicted to the adrenaline and discipline it takes to sculpt and mould the body into a perfect machine.
Many modern day women take the incredible sporting achievements of female Olympians for granted. However, for centuries women have had to fight discrimination and champion gender equality in order to participate freely and fairly in the Olympic Games. In order to celebrate the achievements of female Olympians past and present, this article outlines the long journey that female Olympians have had to make in order to compete in the Olympic Games, and highlights important milestones.
In order to stay fit and healthy, it’s important to include some sort of exercise in your weekly routine. Because of its convenience, road running and cycling are popular options. However, the streets of congested cities often do not offer the best jogging and cycling safety. Jogging safety as well as fitness should be a priority especially at night, as putting yourself in danger whilst exercising defeats the objective of maintaining a healthy body. This article outlines tips for cycling and running safety in the dark that can be implemented immediately to ensure your health and safety.
Athletics & Aesthetics
The world of sports and the world of fashion have always been inextricably linked; the catwalks have seen couture inspired by garments associated with football, tennis, athletics and even ballet. Now it seems that barefoot running shoes, originally designed to help athletes run with more flexibility and comfort, have worked their way into the mainstream fashion scene. The strange-looking five-toed shoes are being snapped up by starlets and high-street shoppers alike! Shoe hook and hanger recycling companies are being kept busy as UK retailers report hundreds of pairs of barefoot running shoes sold every week.
Climbing Mount Everest is a mean feat however that does not change the fact that more and more people are doing it regardless of experience. Many amateurs are paying Sherpas to do most of the hard work for them but with the great weather that sometimes allows for easy climbing, many feel it is the perfect time to climb the highest mountain peak in the world. It is also the hardest climb and poses some serious challenges even for the highly experienced.
If you’re planning your next vacation for this summer, consider an active holiday that will have you looking tanned and toned on your return. Not all vacations have to be spent lounging in a sun chair in order to be relaxing. Active holidays have many benefits to the mind and body that are often overlooked in favour of lazing around. This article outlines these benefits and provides examples of fun and healthy holiday activities.
With spring cleaning in full force in the UK, your busy work schedule and house cleaning duties might be getting in the way of your exercise regimen. The cost of your gym contract weighing down on your budget isn’t worth the infrequent sessions spent working out.
Ditch the gym contract. You have you very own private circuit right at your finger tips. Clean your house! Your household cleaning chores will help you burn calories. You can kill two birds with one stone and in half the time. 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise will fill your fitness quota for the week according, as recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services. You can fulfil this requirement easily by keeping your house clean.
There are many indoor and outdoor activities that will benefit our health in terms of fitness. Many people frequent the gym for their daily dose of endorphin boosting and heart pumping exercise but there are some activities that people enjoy that have a whole load of benefits. In this article we will look at rock climbing and discuss the benefits of rock climbing both physical and mental. Get your Scruffs boots ready and come take a climb with us.
These days you won’t find any luxury properties without home gyms. Good health and fitness levels are important and more than ever people are keen to trim down, tone up and look good. While you may have employed the services of a personal trainer to create your perfect home gym for you, you may also want to have some idea of what you need and should include in your gym. Here is an easy guide to the most important equipment you need, as well as setting up your home gym.
- What are your fitness goals?
We all know that we need to exercise in order to lead healthy lifestyle. But for most, the thought of sweating it out on the gym treadmill is simply too much to bear. But exercise does not have to be synonymous with the gym. Hiking is just one of the many outdoor activities that can be enjoyed whilst burning the calories and pumping the heart.