Tag: Fitness

Can Wearable Technology Enhance Our Fitness and Well-Being?

Can Wearable Technology Enhance Our Fitness and Well-Being?

One of the traditional ways to improve your fitness and well-being is to hire a personal fitness trainer or a lifestyle coach. Alternatively, if you prefer to monitor your daily movement habits on your own, you could purchase an activity tracker. But does it work?

Mind-Body Approaches for Managing Stress

Mind-Body Approaches for Managing Stress

In this excerpt from our recently released book Stress Management, we will discuss mind-body approaches that can help you achieve optimal wellness, which is highly linked with lowered stress.

What is Metabolic Training and How Does it Benefit You?

What is Metabolic Training and How Does it Benefit You?

Popularity of high-intensity interval training has increased in recent years. Personal trainers, online workout sessions, and group exercise classes offer this style of training, sometimes referred to as metabolic training. But what is Metabolic Training? Metabolic training is a training method that combines higher intensity strength and metabolic intervals with cardiovascular training to produce maximum gains in muscle development, strength, and cardiovascular fitness.

Benefitting Everybody and the Mind: Yin Yoga 50+

Benefitting Everybody and the Mind: Yin Yoga 50+

Why write a book about yin yoga for people over the age of 50? The answer is simple. Yin yoga helps us become more flexible, less tense, and enjoy a good night’s sleep. Who doesn’t want to feel those benefits as we get older? 

The Effects of Music on Your Training Session

The Effects of Music on Your Training Session

Music preference whilst training is a very personal choice and can often cause debates in the gym when the tracks playing are not to everybody’s liking. The obvious choice for most people is to wear headphones and listen to their own carefully compiled playlist. 

Overload System and Consistent Strength Gains

Overload System and Consistent Strength Gains

An extremely common training system that’s being discussed around the fitness community is the Overload principle, or Progressive Overload.

A very simple explanation would be that it involves continuously increasing the amount of stress placed on the body while allowing the body to adapt to the training. It’s an excellent method for building strength and muscle mass. Your muscles are forced to adapt to the increasing stress caused by lifting heavier weights in various methods and techniques.

Understanding Post-Workout Recovery

Understanding Post-Workout Recovery

You love to exercise, push yourself and you appreciate the exhaustion that comes from a high-intensity workout. However, you don’t always get the results you want, you feel like your… READ MORE

Advantages of Kettlebell Training

Advantages of Kettlebell Training

Kettlebell training is a very effective and efficient exercise method with many benefits. It improves your cardiovascular fitness while burning calories and provides a complete a full training session in a relatively short amount of time.

How to Get Stronger Without Getting Bigger: Building Strength and Muscle Density

How to Get Stronger Without Getting Bigger: Building Strength and Muscle Density

Many individuals aspire to increase their physical strength without necessarily adding significant muscle mass. Whether it’s for athletic performance, weight management, or personal preference, there are methods to achieve greater strength gains without substantial muscle growth. This blog will explore how to get stronger, the possibility of increasing strength without getting bigger, and whether it is possible to simultaneously build muscle and burn fat.