Seven Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking Up MMA

In case you don’t already know, MMA – or Mixed Martial Arts to give its full title – is a full contact sport that allows incorporates a number of fighting techniques from other close combat sports. The sport has started to become a mainstream phenomenon since the introduction of the UFC – or the Ultimate […]

Exercise For Healthy Skin

You probably know exercise is good for your heart, lungs, and mental outlook.  But did you know exercise is beneficial for your skin’s health too? Why Exercise is good for your Skin There are two main reasons why exercise is good for your skin: improved circulation and stress reduction. Improved Circulation Anything that promotes healthy […]

Nike + Fuel Band Review

Have you ever wondered what kind of health benefits you get from strolling around the grocery store? Maybe you want to know what you gain from walking around the sofa a couple of times during commercials, or by starting your day off with a set of jumping jacks. If you want to know, we might […]

Taking Up Tennis To Improve Your Mobility

Elite players make tennis look so easy and effortless, but the game of tennis is much more than just striking a cloth-wrapped rubber ball. When you watch matches you will see many different types of hitting styles, a variety of strategies, and lots of diversity in movement on the court depending on which player you’re […]

How To Keep A New Year’s Resolution

Can you imagine how many New Year’s resolutions are made each year? The answer is probably billions but sadly very few of them are kept. We all start a new year full of hope and renewed energy, in part because we have just has the privilege of a few days off work, but as soon […]

Healthy Lifestyle Tips For A Busy Professional

Everyone is looking for that extra bit of energy. That extra burst that gets you over the hump. But where does it come from? More sleep? More exercise? Diet? For many people today all three, sleep, exercise, and diet, can be improved with easy changes in their daily routine. Here are a few simple tips […]

Exercising and Fitness Gadgets

The fitness and health market is a huge business meaning there are always new books, diets, fads and fitness gadgets readily available on the market. You really do need to be careful when looking at these as some of them do not have half the benefits that the manufacturers claim. The amount of products on […]

What Is Lactic Acid?

Lactic acid has been cited on a number of occasions as a big reason behind the pain athletes suffer during their sport, so exactly how does it work? There is every chance that if you have taken part in exercise sessions or sports clubs with an instructor or coach then you will have heard about […]

The Best Chest Exercises

The chest is a commonly-worked area of the body, especially for men. Many women are attracted to men with well-defined chests, so it is no surprise that weight lifters tend to focus on this region. While some choose to solely use the bench press to work the chest, it is important to use a variety […]

How The Humble Road Bike Has Evolved Over The Years

Bicycles, defined as manually powered two wheeled forms of transportation, have been around since 1817 in one form or another. The bikes we see on the roads today differ drastically from their early cousins, with vast improvements having been made in terms of safety, speed, comfort and manoeuvrability. They played a key role in the […]

Why You Need the Right Footwear When Running

There are a number of rules runners need to follow to train effectively and minimize the risk of injury. One of the most commonly neglected mistakes runners make is ensuring they have the right footwear. Wearing the wrong shoes can slow you down and lead to a number of potential injuries. Injuries Caused by Wearing […]

Why Do Our Eyelids Feel Heavy When We’re Tired

It always seems to happen at the very worst of times; you’ve left your essay until the night before, you’re just settling into your desk  with 7 cups of coffee lined up next to your notes and bam – the inevitable hits you. Your eyes droop and there’s no amount of caffeine in the world […]

Manual Wheelchairs Great for Exercise

People who use manual wheelchairs on a regular basis end up getting a great workout along the way, unvalidating the myth that it’s harder for disabled people to get the exercise they need. That’s according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies […]

Ultimate Power Songs

We’ve all been there before; your energy and commitment levels are flagging. All you want to do is stop, just for a minute; you can see the finish line but the desire to reach it has floundered. Then out of nowhere, as if your iPod has sensed your imminent failure, the first beats of the […]

3 Reasons to Take Up Cycling

Cycling is an activity that everyone should consider doing. There are numerous benefits that come along with cycling. Below are three of the many benefits that cycling offers: Photo Credits:http://www.flickr.com/photos/tejvan/4745064245/sizes/n/ Weight loss Obesity is a growing problem in the United Kingdom. In fact, it is estimated that if current trends continue, nearly one third of […]

How Disabled People Can Enjoy Cycling

Riding a bike is an activity that many of us take for granted. Cycling is a fantastic exercise in fitness terms and also allows people to get out and explore their world in a really accessible and fun way. Many people with disabilities used to be denied the opportunity to experience this wonderful sport, largely […]

Supplements and Nutritional Aids for Dieting

Some days it can be a jungle out there if you are looking to diet and lose weight. You have ads all over the place talking about how you can drop weight super fast and get that bikini body you have always wanted. Sadly these magic pills never seem to work. On every ad they […]

What is A Static Rep?

Bodybuilding 101 – Learn what a static rep is

Body Hacks for a Longer Life

Daily lifestyle habits are the primary contributor to chronic inflammation that shortens our lifespans. Eating too much junk food and simple carbs increases insulin levels, while too much salt puts you at risk of hypertension and heart disease. A lack of exercise and outdoor activities decreases metabolism and blood flow. Stress, excessive fatigue and depression […]

5 Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Developing Diabetes

These days, people are developing diabetes at an epidemic rate. The sad thing is that many of these cases could’ve been prevented with proper care. Want to know how you can steer clear of diabetes? Here are five tips for reducing your risk of developing diabetes: Lose weight. This may be the single most important […]

How To Do Buttocks Exercises Correctly

Those glutes on one’s behind are considered one of the largest muscle groups in the body. Technically consisting of three muscles – the gluteus maximus or the main buttocks, and the gluteus medius and minimus comprising the hip muscles, your buttocks are linked to your low back muscles so that a good exercise regimen to […]

How to Make Your Flat Buttocks Look Fuller without Surgery

While butt implants are becoming rather popular these days, there are other ways of making a flat buttocks look fuller without having to undergo surgery. Here are some easy steps to finding some alternatives to butt implant surgery.

How to Get Better HGH Results

Human growth hormones, otherwise known as simply HGH, are hormones that are naturally developed by the body in the anterior pituitary gland.  Today, these hormons are being produced through DNA technologies for various uses.  Some of the benefits that you can get from HGH include enhanced athletic performance, anti-aging benefits, and treatment for deficiencies. Steps […]

How to Get Firmer Shoulder Muscles

Building firm shoulders is a great complement to your bicep and chest exercises.  Not only do shoulder exercises help to improve your strength, it can also help to make your body look and feel more proportional.  Furthermore, the shoulder muscles are used every day for various tasks. Photo Credits:http://www.flickr.com/photos/67708415@N08/7909893450/sizes/m/ Steps on how to tone up […]

How to Develop Six-pack Abs

Having a six-pack is something that many gym-going men want to attain.  It takes dedication and downright hard work to get a six-pack of abs, which is why many men who do have one are more than happy to show it off.  Read on to find out how to develop your six-pack abs. Photo Credits: […]

How to Get Firmer Buttocks

While most men seem to focus only on enhancing their upper bodies such as their chests and arms, they tend to neglect the fact that having well-defined buttocks is also a necessity for having a perfect body.  The reason firm buttocks are so sexy is because most women are very attracted to men with shapely, […]

How to Make Biceps Exercises Work for You

The biceps brachii, otherwise known as the biceps or the “guns”, are the pride and joy of many male bodybuilders.  Aside from the chest, the biceps are probably the next most popular muscle group that men try to workout and build.  Having big biceps isn’t only about having a good-looking physique, but it is also […]

How to Build a Bigger Chest

As one of the three major muscle groups in the body, the chest is often a focal point in a workout regimen.  The chest is also a strong sign of masculinity that can define your physique and strength.  Having a big chest can give you a wider upper-body, emphasizing the v-shape by making your waistline […]

How to Stick to a Diet and Exercise Plan

Having a diet and exercise plan is good both for your mental and physical health.  But the problem is some people don’t get to enjoy the benefits as they give up on the plans that they selected.  So here are some good tips on how to stick to a diet and exercise plan. Step 1:  […]