Fitness

Jeet Kune Do Skills and Workouts

Jeet Kune Do means Way of the Intercepting Fist, and is the martial arts style that Bruce Lee developed to combine what he had discovered after spending years studying every popular fighting style available to him.

Four Stretches to Aid Muscle Recovery

Even if you fancy dipping into the ice bath after a workout, you still need to stretch your legs before and after running / cardio workouts. These four stretches provide enough stimulation for the average person. Hold each stretch for…

Faster Muscle Recovery with Ice Baths

For athletes, sports persons and fitness enthusiasts alike, the key to improving physically often lies in finding the perfect fuel to build muscles quicker, and the perfect rest / recovery for muscles after training. This week we have heard about…

Credit Crunch Fitness Tips

We are great believers in empowering people to get fit and lose weight at home, for free. This philosophy is even more important during these hard times we are currently experiencing. So, in addition to our standard suggestions to do…

Fat Burning or Time Wasting Zone?

fat burning zone
Many heart rate monitors, especially those incorporated into fitness equipment such as treadmills, cross trainers and bicycles, have a fat burning zone. The idea is that if you workout in your ‘fat burning zone’ you will burn more fat than…

Office Exercise Tips

If you work in an office, sitting at a desk all day, then like thousands of others in your position, you are not getting enough exercise throughout the day. Every year fit and healthy young graduates and school leavers start…

Pelvic floor workout

pelvic floor workout
This simple pelvic floor workout can help to prevent common disorders such as incontinence and dropped muscles. The idea behind this workout is to get fit from the inside out, which means to exercise the supporting of muscles, nerves and…

Football Training Drills and Soccer Workouts

Just like any other workout program, football training must work towards specific aims and objectives. Every football workout should start with a warmup, and finish with a cool down stretch. There are four key considerations in a football workout, which…