A standing desk, just like the name suggests, is a desk that allows you to stand while you do your office or home work for health and fitness reasons. Experts suggest that for an 8-hour shift, you should strive to stand for at least two hours. Continue reading
If you’ve never heard of gossima, nor flim-flam nor whiff-whaff nor ping-pong, then you’re probably not alone. Yes, before table tennis became more than an after-dinner competition compromising a cleared dinner table and a cork ball and racket, these onomatopoeic diminutives were used to describe the game in its early stages in the later 1800s. Continue reading
With everybody trying to be healthy, treadmills have become increasingly relevant as people tend to shift from gym-based workouts to home-based. Picking the right treadmill can be a daunting prospect if you don’t know what you want in the first place. However, with sufficient information, which can be found online, the process is made significantly easier.Continue reading
Soccer players are some of the fitness athletes on the planet. During a 90-minute match a soccer player can cover up to 12km. Soccer Fit Academy informs that for 2/3 of a soccer match players will spend it walking or jogging and for 1/3 they will spend it sprinting, running and changing direction. In order to get into the right shape soccer players have to tailor their training to increase their stamina and reactions to sudden changes in speed. The treadmill is the perfect equipment for getting ready for the soccer season and is a core part of any player’s preparation.Continue reading
The fitness wilderness is a dynamic one; today you do this tomorrow there is a new thing. Such is the ever changing fitness environment and you should be embraced for it.
Well, let’s think of fitness watches. They have stormed the market and everyone wants to have one. But how much do you know about them? What features should you look for? And is it really worth to invest in one?Continue reading
Interestingly, workout in the water is becoming such a popular trend. Is it for the fun or the benefits associated with it? It is painfully hard to separate the two as water aerobics are both fun and bring countless benefits to those taking part. Forget the fun; let’s focus on the benefits of working out in water. Continue reading
Maybe your first run was all for fun: a friend cajoled you into it and you thought why not. Or maybe you started running to lose weight and now you always run every local race in your city. You have done the 5ks and 10ks a couple of times and now you feel you are ready for a tougher challenge. Continue reading
There are many different components to a healthy diet. And in the ever-evolving science of nutrition, it seems like it can be difficult to pin down just how much of any particular nutrient, vitamin, or mineral you really need to stay healthy.Continue reading
The tide is turning and now instead of the smoothie you know it is green powder for green drink. Now that sounds scary because it may mean just any green powder out there will qualify as a drink. Far from it, green powder for green drink is a healthy and new approach to how our smoothies are packaged. You may have tried to make one on your own but you know how it went down: either you succeeded or failed.
How much do you know about treadmills or treading? If your answer is “not much”, you are not alone in this; many other people don’t know why and how to they got into treading in the first place. Probably you just got into it just because a friend talked you into it. That means you are missing on most of the facts, you have unanswered questions and you are probably running the wrong way. But that should not be any worry now for here are some helpful facts, tips and answers to a few questions that will change your running for the better.