If you would like to start going to the gym, the first step to make sure you won't give up before you even started is to find a gym that's right for you. You won't keep showing up at the gym a couple of times a week if you don't feel comfortable there, so I put together a few points to consider when choosing your gym.
Lifting weights: 3 ways to know you’re making progress
Lifting weights, when done right, is great for you and makes you stronger over time. And it's a good feeling to see yourself improving, right? If you'd like to keep track of your progress, here are three things to look for.
The benefits of suspension training
Today I'd like to talk about one of my favourite ways to exercise; especially when it comes to home and outdoor workouts: suspension training.
Working out at home vs. working out at a gym
Is it better to work out at home or at a gym? If you have ever wondered about this, take a look at the comparison in this post, so that you can make the right decision for yourself and your preferences.
6 benefits of resistance training
We all know that resistance training is good for us, but what benefits does it offer exactly? Have a look at the list below, and find out what regular resistance training could do for you!
4 awesome exercises for hip strengthening
Having strong and stable hips is extremely important. We require hip stability for all standing activities, even just walking or running, and weak hips can set us up for pain and injuries along the way. Unfortunately, because most of us spend too much time sitting down, the muscles surrounding our hips are often weak and need strengthening through targeted exercises. You can try the four exercises below to strengthen your hips!
My favourite stretches for hip & lower body mobility
Can you squat down until you almost sit on the floor while keeping your feet flat on the floor too? Can you bend down and touch your toes? If not, it is time to work on some hip and lower body mobility!
Outdoor bench workout
If you're like me and sometimes, when the weather is nice, just prefer being outside, try this outdoor bench workout! You won't need any equipment except the bench and your own body.
Should you work out when you are ill?
It's cold and flu season here, so I thought it might be a good time for this post. I'm sure you know the feeling- you have a bit of a cold, are maybe coughing a little and just don't feel quite right, but you don't feel bad enough to just stay home and in bed. … Continue reading Should you work out when you are ill?