Let me show you how to get a Complete Body Workout without going to the gym or if you can’t get to the gym for one reason or another. What is important, though is we all know that we should be doing more exercise to improve our general health. But sometimes life just gets in the way. It’s so easy to find excuses such as the cost of gym membership or the extra time that would be needed in your day to take time out to go to the gym or a million other excuses. But the truth is that…
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Coming into the summer and warmer weather, we exercise more and spend more time out in the sun, our bodies dehydrate quicker, so it’s important to drink more water, why? Learn why water is so important to the human body, including what happens when the body is dehydrated and how much water you should be drinking.
Kettlebells are all bells, no whistles. Resembling a mini bowling ball with a handle, kettlebells are great for cardio, strength, and flexibility training. Start by picking up the weight of your choice — women usually grab between eight and 16 kg weights, while men go for 16 to 32 kg, though these weights vary depending on the exercises of choice. (No harm in starting low and working your way up!)
Reps and sets will depend on intensity and fitness levels, for most of these moves, we recommend aiming for 3-5 sets of 10-30 reps with good form. (We suggest starting things up with a trainer or kettlebell aficionado to make sure everything’s kosher). Ready to rock? Let’s give these kettlebells a swing, snatch, or clean!
Speed is the quickness of movement of a limb, whether this is the legs of a runner or the arm of the shot putter. Speed is an integral part of every sport and can be expressed as any one of, or combination of, the following: maximum speed, elastic strength (power) and speed endurance.