Fitness

Section dedicated to exercise and fitness, with tips on how to do it more effectively and prevent injury.

The Best Calf Exercises for Beginners

Perhaps you know them as “the donkey kick,” but in the fitness world, they’re also called calf exercises. Below, we’ll list the best ones for working glutes, calves and thighs. Calf exercises: the advantages There’s no doubt that the buttocks…

The Best Sports for Losing Weight

Physical exercise is one of the best ways to burn calories and improve your figure. However, if you want to lose weight, you have to take into consideration that some sports will help you achieve this goal faster than others.…

An old School Gym or a Modern Gym?

Each athlete has their own personal tastes and styles, not only when carrying out an activity, but also when choosing a place to workout. A favorable environment will always promote psychological benefits to your training sessions. And so the debate…

Items that Should be in your Gym Backpack

Going to the gym sounds quite simple since the important point is to train as much as possible. However, the things you carry in your backpack are also important when you go to the gym. Some of the things you…

The Different Soccer Positions

Soccer is an exciting sport, so much so, that it’s currently considered the most popular sport throughout the world. It has profound tactical foundations since it’s played with ten field players plus a goalkeeper. Next, we’ll describe the different soccer…

Food and Functional Training

Although this type of exercise has always been around, it wasn’t given much importance until recently. In the following article, we’ll see how you can combine two great tools for a healthy body: food and functional training. Functional training consists…

The Oldest Olympic Sports

The Olympic games originated in Greece, more precisely in the city of Olympia, in honor of the god Zeus. Through different tests, male athletes tried to resemble this deity. Did you know that some ancient Olympic sports are still practiced…

What is Aerial Fitness?

Aerial fitness is a great way to burn fat and work out your entire body. And most importantly, it’s a blast. In our post today, we’ll explain more about the workout alternatives that suspend you in mid-air. Aerial exercises: so…

At-Home Leg Exercises

Some of us simply don’t have the time or money to get fit at a gym. If that’s you, we recommend working out at home. In our post today, we want to show you the best leg exercises to do at…

How to Burn Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There’s a big difference between our weight and our body composition. Some people may weigh 176 pounds but have a higher body fat percentage, while others may weigh the exact same amount but with a higher muscle mass percentage. Is…

Close Grip Push-ups to Tone the Triceps

You should include close grip push-ups as part of your strength-training routine if you want to tone and strengthen your triceps correctly. In fact, this is one of the most effective exercises to work your triceps, so in this article,…

How to Make my Workouts Less Boring?

Making your workouts less boring is the key to committing to your training as an athlete. But enjoying your training is extremely complicated sometimes. Therefore, in this article, we aim to teach you some ways to make your workouts less…

Knee Osteoarthritis and Obesity: are they Related?

Arthrosis is a rheumatic disorder that develops as a degeneration of the articular cartilage. It’s a disease of the joints that’s very common among elderly people and often frequently affects certain joints. This is the case of knee osteoarthritis, one…

Top Workouts and Exercises to Eliminate Cellulite

Wanting to eliminate cellulite is nothing new, especially when summer is on its way. We all want to look our best! Cellulite triggers insecurities in many people–especially in women as their bodies are more prone to it. In our post…

Benefits of Kickboxing

Kickboxing is one of the most practiced contact sports and an all-time favorite. It’s the perfect combination of martial arts and cardiovascular exercise, which means that you can get a great full-body workout. Kickboxing movements and routines challenge all muscle…

Physical Traits Developed by Classical Dance

Classical dance is an artistic activity that involves expressing feelings and telling stories through the movements of the body. Beyond the gestures performed by the dancers, they must also prepare their bodies to perform the choreography. Likewise, classical ballet is…

The Exercise Stress Test: What’s it For?

The exercise stress test is a common examination for athletes, although doctors also perform it on people with cardiorespiratory problems. In this article, we’ll tell you all about the exercise stress test and when you should complete it. What’s an…

What to do When Yoga Causes you Pain

There’s a common misconception about yoga and its practice: people believe that there are no risks of injury. To begin with this discipline, you must always resort to using a certified instructor.  If yoga causes you pain, you should analyze…