Lacking the visible gains and beginner-friendly technique of the go-to barbell squats and deadlifts, the Cossack squat is an often overlooked exercise in the fitness world. However, the benefits it can provide convinced me that everyone should be incorporating the Cossack squat into their workout program.
Characterized by burning legs and increased muscular activation, there’s no doubt that squats are the kings of leg workouts. Squats tend to come in a variety of styles and types which can make it difficult to know which the best type is to add to your workout program. We explore four different types of squats, the […]
The Garmin Fenix 6 is the latest in the holy grail of Garmin Outdoor fitness watches. The Fenix series for Garmin has and, with this new iteration, continues to be the gold standard for their line of multisport fitness watches. This watch is excellent for those who love metrics, outdoor activities, triathletes, cyclists, runners, and […]
It’s that time of year, the sun is back, leaves are blooming, and it’s finally warm out again! It’s time to put away your windbreakers and sweats and break out your heat gear! If you’re searching for an upgrade to your old tattered workout clothes, this is the article for you! We’ve collected our top […]
Physically demanding, heart pumping, and leg-burning, HIIT is all the rage in the fitness realm at the moment. In a world where many feel they don’t have enough spare time to dedicate to exercising, HIIT offers a time-efficient way of burning calories and shedding fat.
If you suffer from depression, be it mild, severe, or anywhere in between, the last thing you will feel like doing is moving your body. However, exercise may be able to play a key role in alleviating and managing your symptoms helping boost your mood and provide you with a necessary distraction from negative thoughts.
We have all been there before. We’re getting ready to work out, and rather than warm up, we choose to jump right into our workout. While this may save about 5-10 minutes, choosing to skip a proper warm up increases the potential to have lasting negative impacts on your fitness goals.
Whether you are an avid cyclist, training for a race, or just want to pick up cycling and feel safer in the comfort of your own home, an indoor bike trainer is a valuable piece of equipment. In-door cycling has exploded in popularity, leaving many riders wondering what option to get?
The pandemic has created an unprecedented surge among consumers in building their at-home gyms. It has also created the current rise of virtual trainers and home online fitness subscriptions. With these two areas continuing to grow, we don’t see the demand for home gyms dying down anytime soon. So, the question is, how can we […]
Healthy weight loss is something that we hold near and dear to our hearts. A quick google search will provide hundreds of weight-loss programs and fad diets that promise a cookie-cutter outline of the fastest way to lose weight. Most of these diets and tips fail to disclose that they are not necessarily the healthiest […]
There’s a craze sweeping the fitness world. Symptoms include pouring with sweat, burning sensation in the legs, 2D people yelling motivation at you, and parting with an awful lot of money. The new Peloton Bike has thrown everything you know about home workouts out the window, reinventing exercise at home as a social, exhilarating, hi-tech […]
Too often, when looking for ways to tone our abs or get rid of those love handles we are directed to exercises that require a pull-up bar, or a medicine ball, or dumbbells. The list of ab equipment goes on. If you are not one to accumulate and spend on gym equipment, here are five […]
So here we are, a year into the global pandemic and running outside or body weight exercises are beginning to feel mundane to you. While both of those options are great forms of exercise that could and should be a part of everyone’s fitness routine, it can seem like ground hog’s day when you’ve exhausted […]
If you are in search for an at home smart exercise bike, then you have more than likely come across Peloton. It is by far the leading company in the market for connected stationary exercise bike with a screen. It is fast becoming very popular with the home cycling fitness community, and for a good […]
Stress has a nasty habit of getting in the way of our daily lives. It has an even nastier habit of getting in the way of our fitness goals. Use these three easy to follow steps to destress and get back on track towards accomplishing your fitness goals.
The latest range of NordicTrack treadmills are awash with high-quality, innovation, technology, and slick designs. At the forefront of all of these stands the NordicTrack Commercial 2950. Dominating their range, NordicTrack’s marquee treadmill beautifully brings together hi-tech features with quality and performance.
Have you begun to find it increasingly harder to motivate yourself to workout the longer we continue to live in this Covid-19 world? Do you miss the clanking of weights and barbells from the gym? Many people around the world have turned to new methods of building mass and burning fat during this pandemic, but […]
Low impact cardio does not often get the credit that it deserves. It is easy to get lost in a heart pounding, fast paced run to jack up your heart rate and deliver that “hurt” we crave from a good workout. While I love a soul crushing work out just as much as everyone else, […]
Stuck at home with your indoor exercise bike, here are 10 spin workout videos to get you motivated and to make the most of your exercise machine. These videos are created for beginners as you start your cycling exercise journey. Even if you are not new to cycling, it is time to dust off your […]
Exercise is not all about keeping physically fit, growing muscles, and increasing aerobic capacity. Regular exercise has been demonstrated to improve mental health and boost brain power in a variety of ways.