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Ahh, Child's Pose. If you’re anything like me, you dream about the moment your yoga instructor tells you to find your way to this tasty pose at the end of a long, sweaty flow. There is something so nourishing and nurturing about this pose, especially when it is placed between long standing sequences. Child’s Pose is a true resting pose, and one that you can hold for long periods of time without the need for props.
If you’re ready to build strength and a toned upper body, the the pull up is perfect. Pull-ups are performed by lifting your body up to a bar and lowering yourself back down. This bodyweight exercise is not the simplest exercises to perform, but it has major benefits. By learning and performing pull-ups correctly, it will assist you with completing multi joint, or compound exercises. The exercises require a maximal amount of muscle fibres and they can help you gain mass efficiently.
CORE TRAINING: AN ALTERNATIVE TO SIDE BENDING! While spine is extremely resilient and allows us to perform movements such as flexion and extension, it's not really programmed to perform these motions repetitively, especially under load. Abdominal muscles work as "anti movers": they basically resist movement and serve to stabilise our spine while the rest of our muscles moves. I'm not saying that side bendings don't work, because they do - however - if I'd were to pick an exercise
The following exercises will increase lateral stability, pelvic stability, and eccentric control. These exercises work by generating power through extension. In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits of having a shapely backside, strong glutes are the key to unlocking your full-body power potential. Want to hit a PR in your deadlift? Strengthen your glutes. You get the added benefit of protecting your spine.
When our fascial system is troubled, it affects our entire existence: Our attitude, our energy, our health, our mobility. Restricted fascia reduces or stops the flow of nutrients to and waste away from our cells. This is called respiration. Respiration is essential to cellular function. If our cells can't function properly, they can become ineffective or even die. When ineffective, they can behave improperly or mutate. www.FasciaBlaster.com
Do you feel the need to stretch? Had a long day at work and your body feels tense? Read this article on how to do just a few bodyweight home exercises to combat this feeling! The great thing about stretching is that you don't have to spend a lot of time on the exercises to get the benefits. Also it's helpful to include stretching in your exercise regimen. Stretching can increase flexibility and improve your joint's range of motion, plus you can do it as a workout or to warm up/cool down.
Check these 4 biceps workouts for bigger arms! The workouts are designed in four different ways: 1) to build mass; 2) to work on your biceps peak; 3) workout n the short head (for those impressive flexes at the gym; and 4) to add definition to your biceps. The article also comes with easy-to-download workout sheets so that you can just save them to your mobile phone and use then when at the gym or you can even print them out if you're more of a fan of printouts.