Fitness

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

2019 Copa America: The Teams

A new tournament among the national soccer teams in South America is on the horizon and, as with every year, some teams seem more promising than others. But speculation is brewing this year and many sports analysts count on big…

Planking for a Strong Core

In our post today, let’s dive into the benefits of planking exercises for a strong core. Before we get into the details, we first want to contextualize and understand what the core exactly is. By understanding the core, we can understand…

Training with Electrostimulation

Electrostimulation isn’t a new concept. It’s actually been around for years now in physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation. In our post today, we’re going to take a look at the people who use this type of training. Is it effective? Let’s find…

Connect Your Body and Soul in Contemporary Dance

The contemporary dance trend began at the end of the 19th century during a time where classical dance dominated the arts. But the thirst for greater freedom, expression, and movement lead to its beginnings, which was then called “modern dance.”…

5 Easy Ways to Grow your Calves

Our calves or leg muscles are part of a muscle group that’s not always easy to exercise. Many men concentrate on training their upper body and work very hard to develop their biceps, triceps, and pectorals, leaving the legs aside.…

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Men

Most men think that, in order to build muscle, they must lift weights. However, it’s also possible to have a complete workout by focussing on bodyweight exercises for men. In fact, almost all of the ones on our list will…

Brain Stimulation in Sport: The New Doping?

Can brains be the next target for doping? Brain stimulation techniques just might be a new shortcut to enhancing muscle strength, reducing fatigue and maximizing concentration in sport. Years ago, brain stimulation was considered to be similar to medication stimulants. However,…

Exercise and Fatigue: Central Vs. Peripheral Fatigue

In an exercise context, central and peripheral fatigue are changes that your body suffers as it attempts a new workout or challenge. Sore muscles, tiredness or diminished energy can all be signals of fatigue. Exercise: central and peripheral fatigue On…

7 Basic CrossFit Exercises

Very trendy nowadays, CrossFit is a broad fitness training program that seeks to work the integral potential of the body. The different basic exercises of CrossFit aims to strengthen different muscle groups, which brings enormous benefits to those who practice…

Squat Variations for Bigger and Stronger Legs

Achieving massive and stronger legs requires, without a doubt, a lot of work. Sometimes, this task isn’t so simple. By exercising your torso and doing the squat variations that we have to offer, you can generate more spectacular results in…

Training Tips for Sprint Triathlon Beginners

All over the world, more and more people are competing in triathlons. A triathlon combines three different athletic disciplines: swimming, cycling and running. Contestants perform in that order without a break in between the tasks. In Olympic triathlons, contestants must…

5 Bodyweight Exercises for Women

Bodyweight exercises are the perfect workout option if you don’t have the time to join a gym. In today’s post, read about the best bodyweight exercises for women. Remember to start simple and work your way into more complicated exercises over…

3 Yoga Routines for People with an Office Job

Doing yoga helps to clear your mind, release stress and loosen your muscles. All of this means that yoga is an ideal alternative for people with office jobs. Therefore, we want to share some different yoga routines with you. They’re…

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…

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…

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…

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,…