A double or wobbly chin can make a person feel self-conscious, often knocking their confidence. But, fortunately, there are many exercises that can firm up the skin in this area. Continue reading “Exercises to Firm up a Wobbly Chin”
Depression and anxiety affect one-in-four people. While there’s no cure, researchers consistently argue that gardening can help relieve symptoms of a wide range of mental health issues. Continue reading “Beat the Blues with Gardening”
Motivating yourself to exercise can be hard at the best of times, but if you suffer from joint pain, this can make matters ten times worse. However, if you want to keep niggling aches and pains at bay, while still keeping fit, there are plenty of ways to achieve this. Continue reading “Avoid Joint Pain When Exercising”
Most of us are so used to wearing sports trainers when exercising that we rely on this footwear to support and cushion the feet during different movements. Yet, the problem with this is that since the shoes are doing the work of the muscles in our feet, ankles and calves, these muscles eventually weaken or become immobilised. Continue reading “Barefoot training”
There’s absolutely no doubt that exercising is great for the body, helping to keep your weight in check, improving cardiovascular health and blood pressure, and reducing the risk of contracting certain diseases.
Exercising is also essential for maintaining good mental health, and the effects of physical activity can have widespread wellbeing benefits.
Most of us have felt sore after a workout at some time or another, whether from overdoing it or starting a new exercise from scratch. However, just because your muscles ache after exercise, doesn’t mean to say you’ll experience increased muscle growth, so try to avoid post-exercise soreness as much as you can. Continue reading “No Pain, No Gain! Relief for muscle soreness”
If you’re going to take up football, rugby, running or any other sport, you will probably begin by buying the relevant specialist footwear that’s most suitable for your chosen activity. Continue reading “Best Gym Trainers for 2018”
As far-fetched as it might seem, a workout without movement is possible through isometric exercises or strength training exercises that don’t contract joints and muscles but still develop them. This is made possible by holding certain positions for a substantial amount of time. Isometric exercises, also called isometrics, are sometimes underrated but there is no better exercise to work the core and other muscle groups.
Rowing machines provide a full body workout that strengthens and builds muscles while increasing speed and endurance.
Before trying it out, here’s what you need to know about the rowing machine: