No matter where you are on your fitness journey, personal trainers are an essential part of the gym life. Whether you’ve just signed up for your first gym, or you’re a certified veteran of your local fitness scene, it’s always a good idea to include a professional into your routine not only to spot your… Read more »Read More..
There’s no other way to say this: chin-ups are hard. You can either do them, or you can’t, and there’s really no cheating your way into pulling your chin over a bar using nothing but raw, upper body strength. As strength exercises go, chin-ups are definitely a top-tier; executing even one requires immense amount of… Read more »Read More..
As any seasoned coach, athlete, or reasonable person will tell you: warm-up is the most integral part of any workout. Whether you’re taking it light and breezy, or going full ninja warrior in your workout, there’s no overstating the importance of a proper warm-up. Even so, many people are guilty of skipping this crucial first… Read more »Read More..
We’ve all been there: temperatures at the single digits… the sky dark despite the hour and outside still with everyone ensconced at home… you, perfectly toasty in your comfiest PJs, under mounds of fluffy blankets and pillows… and suddenly, you remember: you have to hit the gym in ten minutes. Must you, really? The short… Read more »Read More..
Weightlifting is, in many ways, the quintessential gym workout. When you think of a healthy gym-goer, it’s easy to imagine a buff person deadlifting tons of kilos and hardly breaking a sweat. In reality, a well-muscled physique doesn’t automatically equate to a good, healthy one, just like being able to lift a 50 kg doesn’t… Read more »Read More..
Working out at the gym can be a little overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-timer still trying to figure your way out around buff bodybuilders and scary-looking machines. You may also feel intimidated as you are surrounded by unfamiliar faces. But as any journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step, even the… Read more »Read More..
If there’s one group of people that really know how to work out a budget, it’s students. Whether it’s your bottom dollar stretched out for that “extra two weeks”, or a third side hustle to help foot this month’s bills, the student budget is truly a force to be reckoned with. And with just the… Read more »Read More..
When it comes to weight loss, there’s no shortage of activities and equipment you can use to help you reach your ideal weight. But with all the options you can choose from, it certainly begs the question—which one actually works? There’s plenty of articles that tout about the merits and demerits of various exercise regimes… Read more »Read More..
For anyone embarking on their fitness journey, the choice between working out in the gym and exercising at home can really make or break the entire experience. There are undeniable advantages and disadvantages to either option, and there’s no cookie-cutter answer that suits everyone’s individual situation. So if you’re finally getting around to ticking off… Read more »Read More..
If “getting fit” or “hitting the gym” has topped your New Year’s resolution five years in a row, you’re not alone. People across the globe perennially aspire to fitness and good health, vowing that this would be the year they sign up for the gym and get their dream body but failing year after year… Read more »Read More..