Fitness

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

Tips and Ideas for Organizing a Gym

The concept of the gym originated in Ancient Greece. It consists of a set of rooms where people can exercise or practice sports. Gyms exist to help people become healthier, improve their athletic performance, recover from injuries or simply be part…

Working out on a Pull-Up Bar

Weights, machines and other gym accessories help us sculpt our bodies. But a simple pull-up bar and your own body weight can work wonders. Many people rely on pull-ups and chin-ups for a big part of their workouts. Backs usually endure…

Functional Training for Beginners

Nowadays, there are several alternatives to choose from for practicing physical activity. However, functional training for beginners has many followers thanks to its characteristics. Up next, we’ll review the keys to start this practice and the exercises that best adapt…

Instability Training: What is it and What is it For?

In the search for greater muscular and nervous system activation, instability training is an ideal option nowadays. In the following article, we’ll explain the concept and usefulness of this type of training. Instability training In the last decade, instability training…

Great Exercises to Train your Shoulders

When lifting weights, the shoulders are one of the upper body muscle groups that we use the most. Besides using them during the workouts that target shoulders specifically, we also use them when working with other muscle groups such as…

Regulations on School Games and Sports Programs

The presence of sports and physical activity in school is essential to promote the development of physical, cognitive, and social skills in children and adolescents. However, in Spain, there’s no legal framework on a national level for school games and…

Tips for Exercising on the Beach

Taking advantage of good weather by exercising on the beach is a great way to break the routine. And the best part is that you don’t have to break too much of a sweat for good results. Check out our…

Body Benefits of Belly Dancing

Belly dancing is one of the best forms of exercise for your mind and body. The sensual, feminine dance actually has incredible mental and physical benefits that many people aren’t aware of. We want to explain them in our post today,…

Exercises to Strengthen your Back

The back starts at the base of the neck and extends to the waist, supported by the spine. It’s an area that plays an important role in maintaining balance, carrying objects and exercising, among other movements. In this article, we’ll…

Sumo Squat: A Great Way to Strengthen your Adductors

The sumo squat is an amazing variation of the versatile squat to strengthen your adductors. This exercise will also engage the quads, the hamstrings, and the spinal erectors. It also helps you work the gluteal muscles and the lower back…

The Importance of Music During Workouts

Listening to music during workouts is, without a doubt, one of the secrets to improving performance. While it’s true that music isn’t a secret formula for achieving all of your goals, it can be quite beneficial. Performing exercise without music…

Why Does My Pre-workout Mix Stop Working?

Before working out, it’s important to supply the body with a series of nutrients. This way, you’ll have all of the energy necessary to fuel your intense session. A good way to boost performance is by consuming pre-workout supplements. An…

All you Need to Know About Food Additives

Throughout history, humans have designed methods to preserve food for longer periods of time using preservatives such as salt.  However, nowadays, the food industry uses food additives not only to extend shelf life but also for many different reasons. What are…

Is it Easy to Get in Shape?

When talking about getting in shape, there is a word that sums up the whole process: patience. Surely, we’d all like to get in perfect shape as quickly and as easily as possible, however, the process isn’t that simple. In order…

Yoga Poses that Help Relieve Back Pain

Yoga can help relieve back pain that arises as a result of bad posture while sleeping or from sitting many hours on a not-so-ergonomic chair. The following poses, that tone your muscles and make you more flexible, are many people’s…

What is Pronation?

A person who regularly attends the gym will know that certain movements can be made with a “prone” or “supine” grip. Likewise, runners understand the importance of knowing if their footprint has pronation or supination. Today, considering both situations, we’ll…

The Riskiest Yoga Poses for Beginners

The riskiest yoga poses can be as demanding and dangerous as any other physical activity. Hence, you must be cautious with the poses that we’ll share in this article. The word yoga comes from Sanskrit and means “union”. It’s a…

How Can Teamwork Improve your Physical Performance?

There are very sociable people who like to participate in group events and to always be around others. On the other hand, there are those who prefer individual activities, although it doesn’t mean they don’t like to be accompanied. Teamwork…