Joining a Spin Class

Joining a Spin Class

The stationary bike has been an iconic equipment when it comes to losing weight.  But nowadays, this gym equipment has been raised to another level with the introduction of Spinning.It is not a new brand of stationary bikes, but a type of group gym class wherein a group of people ride on the bikes in a room led by a certified Spinning instructor who motivates his students by encouragement and other activities such as karaoke singing.  The class also performs routines that would simulate riding o…

Gym Pet Peeves

Gym Pet Peeves

Going to the gym is a great way to keep your body fit and trimmed, but just like in any venue, everybody should follow a set of unwritten rules and etiquette not only as an expression of courtesy to other gym members, but also a way of keeping the gym equipment organized. So remember before lifting that weight or starting that treadmill, be mindful of your actions and realize how they impact those around us.  Here are some of the common pet peeves that occur in the gym, all of which should never…

Proper Gym Etiquette

Proper Gym Etiquette

Everywhere you go, you are expected-and supposed-to follow certain etiquette and courtesy rules to show your respect towards other people as well as displaying your well-schooled manners; such behavior also applies in iron-pumping, muscle-bound gyms. When going to the gym, whether for your circuit training sessions or spin classes, you should follow these general guidelines that will make your gym experience pleasant for everyone.Wipe off equipment after every useAlways bring an extra towel not …

How Stick To Your Gym Routine

How Stick To Your Gym Routine

Don’t let traveling keep you from doing your fitness routine. Here are some simple tips which will help you stick to your regular workout, even when you’re on a trip.Fitting in an exercise regimen with travel schedules can be difficult. But despite hours of travel in between meetings and more meetings, it is actually possible to find time to exercise.Pack for fitnessWhen planning, know beforehand what facilities will be available at your destination. That way, you can bring the rest, such as:Ath…

Understanding Strength Training

Understanding Strength Training

Strength training is an important part of a balanced exercise routine. The usual aerobic exercise – also an essential part of a balanced exercise routine – like running, makes the muscles utilize oxygen more efficiently. It also strengthens the heart and lungs. Strength training, on the other hand, makes use of weights. When you train with weights, the muscles are used to work against the additional weight. When the muscles are made to work harder than they usual,it strengthens and increases the…

Home Gym by Bodylastics

Home Gym by Bodylastics

Your television has been showing countless ads on home gym equipments and most of them cost a fortune.  With the hard-up economy, how can you be able to trim down that body fast and efficient without having to break bank? The gistBodylastics is a home gym system that weighs only about two pounds yet it is able to provide a full workout on all key muscle groups.  It uses strong elastic bands that you pull and stretch to achieve the body you want.  Its tension power can accomplish similar results …

Home Workout Versus Gym Workout

Home Workout Versus Gym Workout

Exercise buffs often wonder which is better: to go to a professional gym or to workout at home? As with everything else, there are pros and cons to both.Home exerciseAt home, you can exercise in private, and not worry about working out with strangers. Working out at home means your time is yours. You don’t have to worry exercising based on the gym’s schedule. You can customize our home gym to fit your specific fitness needs.Overtime, a home gym will cost you less than a membership at a professio…

How to Prevent Gym Fatigue

How to Prevent Gym Fatigue

Over-training usually cause gym fatigue. For the unwary, gym fatigue can result in several health problems. Though trimming down is one way to have a healthy and strong body, it may be the other way around for those who train themselves too much. Since the general upshot of forcing oneself to do unneeded reps is exhaustion, your body may get sore and you may not be able to move for days. Battering your body is not a good way to stay healthy. It is best to know what over-training does to your bod…

Fitness Tips for Gym Beginners

Fitness Tips for Gym Beginners

If you are just beginning to get into an exercise program to stay fit, going to the gym would be the most convenient option available. Not only do they provide the right equipment that you would need to stay fit, gyms also have fitness trainers to help you out going through your fitness program. Here are some tips that will help make your gym fitness experience more convenient and effective. Avoid going to the gym on peak hoursFor a beginner, you may want to try out some of the gym equipment for…

Most Common Mistakes in the Gym

Most Common Mistakes in the Gym

People go to the gym in order to get, and stay, fit. But there are certain mistakes that many people make that can prevent them from getting the best benefits of going to the gym. Here are just some of them: Going to The Gym to SocializeA lot of gym members may seem to have the wrong idea of going to the gym. Some have the intent of making new friends there. Although the gym may be a good way to meet other people who are into getting fit, that is not really what the gym’s purpose is for. It can …