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Kettlebells

The kettlebell or girya (Russian: гиря) is a cast iron weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. Sizes may range from 4 pounds (1.8 kg) to 175 pounds (79 kg). The term Pood is often used to refer to measurements of weight; it Read more…


HIIT Training

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an enhanced form of interval training HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training is commonly referred to as EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption) and it means that you consume a great deal more oxygen recovering from the exercise bout than you would have if you’d just done a steady-state workout. This Read more…


Basics

You’ve finally made a commitment to yourself to start a regular exercise program. Congratulations! Taking this first step toward health is an important one. Exercise has been shown to reduce your blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol levels and is of course an important tool in any plan to lose weight. You don’t need to join Read more…


Improvise

You don’t need fancy kit to work out at home, just do these simple yet effective exercises 1 Press ups Works every major muscle group in the body. If you’re not very strong, start by standing and doing them against a wall, progress to pushing with your hands braced against a table, and then on Read more…


Tabatta

Tabata training is a form of interval training invented by Izumi Tabata in the 1990′s. This specific protocol of interval training involves performing 20 second intervals of all-out intensity, followed by 10 seconds of rest. This cycle is repeated 8 times, making the entire interval workout last only 4 minutes. The short duration of this Read more…