fitness

Quadriceps: how to train avoiding injuries

Did you know that the quadriceps are the largest muscles in the legs? It’s composed of four muscles (hence the name) and this article will tell you how to train them while avoiding injuries. Quadriceps, large but forgotten Legs are…

What’s the Yo-Yo Effect and How to Avoid it?

Losing weight is a relatively easy task. Although, maintaining the perfect body and your ideal weight is far more demanding. The objective is to avoid the negative yo-yo effect. Dieting, why do we do it? Before starting any diet it’s…

How to Burn Fat by Doing Abdominal Exercises

Abdominal exercises increase endurance and power. However, they tend to do little to reduce the fat covering them. To lose belly fat, it’s more common to do a full-body cardio workout that allows you to burn more calories. In spite…

4 Best Post-Workout Stretches

When you finish a workout routine, it’s important to stretch to avoid injuries and muscle cramps. In this article, you’ll discover the best stretches for after your workout. Check it out! Why stretch after a workout? First and foremost, it’s…

Stop Doing Sit-ups with Machines to Train Your Core

The term “abs” is increasingly undervalued, in part because coaches and trainers, as well as high-performance athletes, now analyze the body as an integrated unit. The body is no longer considered to be segmented. Moreover, abdominal crunches can end up being…

Tips for Outdoor Calisthenics Workout

Outdoor calisthenics is a great way to build muscle without going to the gym. Calisthenic workouts are dynamic exercises that will keep you fit and healthy using your own body weight and little to no equipment. If performed on a…

The Beautiful Integration of Martial Arts and Yoga

At first sight, martial arts and yoga may seem as if they’re different disciplines. Martial arts is a contact sport, with a strong emphasis on self-control. Yoga is about meditating and the feeling of peace. However, there are more connections between the…

Psychomotor Domain in Dance

A dancer dancing to the rhythm of music and transmitting a feeling through dance is always harmonious to the eye. The dancers on stage perform movements with apparent simplicity, but in reality, the dance steps are quite demanding. Therefore, they…

Heart Rate: learning how to calculate it

Health professionals know the importance of maintaining an appropriate heart rate during exercise.  If you want to benefit from physical activity, it’s important that you don’t become too tired too quickly. In order to know how the intensity of each…

Tips to Avoid Dehydration while Running

The main enemy of runners is dehydration. A poorly hydrated runner is prone to fatigue, lack of endurance and a routine with interruptions. The lack of water also means an absence of oxygen in the body. Fortunately, all we need…

Stay in Shape with these Beach Exercises

The sun, the sand, the wind… it all sounds like a great way to spend an amazing weekend. And, in fact, the beach has many fun and beautiful things to enjoy. Why not seize it to work out? Stay in…

Discover a New Way to Train your Abs

Doing the same abdominal routine every day can be tedious, and even unfavorable for the development of your muscles. Discover a new way to work your abs! The abdominals are a group of muscles located between the thorax and the…

Do Supplements Really Work?

Firstly, we must know that ergogenic aids, that is, those supplements to improve sports performance, don’t help us if we don’t exercise constantly and with planned goals. Our muscles need stimuli to strengthen, just by using a simple supplement we…

Proprioception Is Key to Improve Performance

Our bodies are extraordinary. They have different systems that work together to generate movements, thoughts and carry out vital processes. One thing is true: the more you know how your body works, the more opportunities you have to improve its…

Daily Motivation: effective tips and tricks

In sports and any other discipline, you’ll need a certain level of motivation to carry it out on a long-term basis. This way, motivation acts as the engine that drives productivity in whatever you want to do. That’s why in this…

Benefits of Exercise and How to Prevent Health Problems

Participation in physical activities offers so many advantages for people. In fact, the benefits of exercise and the prevention of health problems are closely linked. This has a profound and positive impact on communities and society in general. Of course,…

Free Weight Exercises for Weight Loss

Losing weight is possible thanks to cardiovascular exercises and good nutrition. However, it’s also possible to decrease your body fat through a weight-loss routine. In this way, we’ll have the advantage of continuing to burn fat after finishing our training.…