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Are You Marathon Ready?

Are You Marathon Ready?

April 20, 2020 11 min read

You’ve done it. You're a marathoner. As the cheers die-down and your breath catches back up to you, the feelings of elation can begin to give way to something else: soreness, tiredness, fatigue. So what are the best ways to fast track your marathon recovery time? We found out.

 

To start with, marathon recovery should be viewed as being just as important as the training leading up to the event itself, and so we’ve compiled for you some of the best marathon recovery insights to make post-the-event as great as the run itself. Follow the steps below.

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How to Recover faster after a marathon

How to Recover faster after a marathon

April 19, 2020 3 min read

The training, the finish lineand the week after a marathon are the make or break of your short and longer term recovery.
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Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Outdoor Enthusiast

Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Outdoor Enthusiast

April 01, 2020 2 min read

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Studies suggest that even short daily amounts of nature improve our moods. If you can safely get outdoors and away from people, take a hike, jog, walk or bike ride. Or bring your workout to a park or your yard, Mr. Vlaun says. He cautions to keep a distance from other people and to bring hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to clean any equipment that you touch before and after using it.

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Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Small Spaces

Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Small Spaces

March 31, 2020 3 min read

For Small Spaces

You don’t need fancy equipment or a large space to break a sweat, says Samantha Campbell, owner of Deep Relief Peak Performance Athletic Training Center in Maui. This high-intensity interval training workout delivers a boot camp burn with body weight and household items, like jars of peanut butter and jugs of water.

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TAKING THAT EXTRA MILE TO RUN STRONGER, LONGER AND FASTER!

TAKING THAT EXTRA MILE TO RUN STRONGER, LONGER AND FASTER!

March 31, 2020 3 min read

Runners train hard to run faster both in the gym to get stronger legs and out at the track to improve techniques and increase their speed. But effective training isn’t just about how intense your training is. Equally important is the amount of recovery period you exerted in between trainings. Rest and recovery are physically necessary so that your body can repair and rebuild itself in time for the next round of physical beatings and, more importantly, for the big race!!!
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Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Homebound Yogi

Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Homebound Yogi

March 30, 2020 2 min read

For the Homebound Yogi

Many shuttered studios, including YogaWorks and CorePower Yoga, are offering free online classes. San Francisco-based yoga instructor Sarah Ezrin is a fan of Glo, an app that offers over 4,000 on-demand classes, and Yogis Anonymous, with over 8,000 classes. A towel or carpet can replace a mat, couch cushions make great bolsters and a belt can double as a strap, she says.

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Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Ageing Athletes

Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Ageing Athletes

March 29, 2020 2 min read

For Aging Athletes

As we age, our balance declines, says Dani Johnson, a physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Living Program in Rochester, Minn. Implementing balance exercises as simple as standing on one leg as you brush your teeth can help prevent falls. Getting a daily dose of cardio can boost the immune system.

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Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Overachiever

Home Workouts to Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown for Overachiever

March 27, 2020 3 min read

Gym closures and quarantine mandates are forcing people to make big changes to their workout routines. But exercise is especially important now, even when the logistics are more challenging because it boosts us physically andmentally, says Craig Sawchuk, a clinical psychologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
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Stay physically active  during self-quarantine

Stay physically active during self-quarantine

March 19, 2020 5 min read

As new COVID-19 cases continue to emerge, many healthy individuals are being requested to stay at home in self-quarantine. In the UK, fitness centres, Bars, restaurants and other locations where individuals are normally active will remain temporarily closed. Staying at home for prolonged periods of time can pose a significant challenge. 
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BEAT THAT NECK WITH A TECH!!!

BEAT THAT NECK WITH A TECH!!!

March 16, 2020 3 min read

If you’re an office person, you probably spend much of the day sitting at a desk. This puts you at increased risk for spending prolonged time in poor posture, which can potentially cause you pain and discomfort. As with the infamous “pain in the neck” expression, pain in the  neck is really a bothersome experience that notoriously inflicts discomfort to every desk worker. 
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PAMPER THOSE PECS!!!

PAMPER THOSE PECS!!!

March 15, 2020 3 min read

Many are wanting a well buffed chest to show off, hit the gym to build up their chests and hooked on chest building exercises, but many wind up having chest pains either as a normal effect of the training or due to faulty improper techniques.

If you’re a first timer, it's normal to experience some muscle straining after doing exercises like bench press, provided that you executed the exercises properly. You’re chest muscles are still well adapting to the load, which they are not accustomed to. But if you’re an experienced gym goer, you might have done something wrong and developed muscle tearing.

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PREGNANCY LOW BACK PAIN

PREGNANCY LOW BACK PAIN

March 13, 2020 4 min read

For any woman, there is no greater joy comparable to motherhood and bearing a child. Whether you’re a first-time or pregnant with your second, those nine months carrying that little baby in your tummy leading up to his birth are undeniably a life-changing experience. Every woman can withstand anything even the pain of pregnancy, although it can still be really tough on the back.
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