Tag: flexibility

In brief, CrossFit entails completing a series of exercises within a specified time frame. To see how it's done, the curious will turn to vid-ucation via ...

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This article serves to provide a general overview of the nutrition involved in martial arts highlighting the essential nutrients that contribute to a vigorous ...

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Living increasingly busy lives often means getting out to the gym and exercising can present something of a dilemma more especially when you've paid for a ...

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Functional fitness aims to train your body for everyday situations by mimicking a range of common, practical, real-world movements that your body would most ...

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Tai Chi and Qigong are deeply rooted in Chinese culture with links to its traditional medicine, philosophy and martial arts. They are based around the concept ...

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After an intense workout it’s easy to re-rack the weights and head straight for the shower, but by skipping the stretching stage of your workout you'll likely ...

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The past decade has seen a huge surge of activity within the fitness industry; countless supplement companies have emerged, and an almost endless number of ...

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The chin-up is an extremely challenging exercise which can bring impressive improvements quickly. It purposefully requires you to use a number of muscle ...

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Tight hip flexors are a common problem, especially if you're spending a lot of time in a seated position. When seated, your hip flexor muscles are in a ...

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Developing the hamstrings should be a major part of any well-rounded training or health program. A combination of strength and flexibility training is ideal ...

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The hamstrings play a crucial role in many daily activities such as, running, jumping, walking and cycling. They are a commonly injured muscle group, ...

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Lung capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen your body is able to use and research indicates that this is the best predictor of overall health and longevity. ...

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If you're desperately looking for a new form of yoga to practice, then look no further than Vinyasa yoga. The word 'Vinyasa' translates (from the Sanskrit ...

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Most of you will have done yoga but only a few of you will have turned the intensity up a notch and given Bikram yoga a go. Bikram refers to the founder of the ...

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Pilates is a form of exercise that was originally developed in the early 1900's by Joseph Hubertus Pilates (born: 9th December, 1883 in Mönchengladbach, ...

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