Blogs about Fitness

Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone

I was recently asked to do something that is completley outside of my comfort zone.  My initial reaction was NO, I can't possibly do that!  Then I took a deep breath and thought, why not?  It will take a lot of effort but it really sounds like something you would enjoy.  So I went for it.   

PLANNING TO AGE STRONG AND HEALTHY

As we get older we may come to realize that we don’t bounce back or recover as quickly from an injury, or that the ‘spring in our step’ is not there any longer. Regular exercise definitely has a lot to do with how fast we recover, how vital we feel, and how we perform all those daily tasks and recreational activities. Just like financial planning for retirement, planning for a strong healthy body that can pull us through old age, living independent with a high quality of life also takes planning. And we need to be SMART about it.

How Much Weight Should I Lift?

How Much Weight Should I Lift? It’s a perfectly good question, but the answer is going to vary.

"IO"

“IO”Information overload.  “IO” doesn’t discriminate. I have seen it with kids, young adults, seniors, you name it. Sometimes, putting a workout plan together for myself or someone else, I see so much information, that it almost becomes difficult.  Therefore, since all of you have enough on your minds, I am going to keep it simple!Here are a couple of basic workouts that you can do in a short time, with little equipment.Got 20? 

What Fitness Gear do You Actually Need?

It seems that everywhere you look these days, there is an abundance of fitness merchandise boasting their necessity; however, how do you know what equipment you actually need? Obviously you only want to invest in products that will actually improve exercise performance, but how can you know what is necessary and what is superfluous? 

Pole Fitness Is Not Just for Strippers!

Managing sets and reps

"What is better - lower weight with more reps or more weight with less reps?"

5 Exercise Tips When Recovering From Breast Surgery

Yesterday is over time to start again today

My last blog was from yesterday. Today I hit the track running. I did running drills, if needed I will explain them at a later date if asked. Then I did interval work 8x150 meters with push ups, crunches and a 250 meter walk rest in between. I look forward to writing more here.

Free Calisthenics PDF Books

Welcome to the free Calisthenics PDF Books blog post.