Workout trivia

Tips for triceps training

Tips for triceps training

The construction of a powerful arm mainly depends on the triceps muscle, called the triceps. It is he who constitutes up to 70% of the popularly called paws. In order to maximize the effectiveness of training, a bit closer look at its anatomy and principles that determine its growth. How […]

Skipping rope – just for kids?

Skipping rope – just for kids?

Skipping rope is an easy-to-use equipment at the gym, which brings a number of benefits. You can actually jump on it anywhere and at different speeds, which means it is a very versatile tool in training. It also turns out that it is not only reserved for the youngest children. […]

Why should you stretch after training?

Why should you stretch after training?

Stretching is basically one of the most important elements of each workout. They are used primarily to compensate for injury and increase mobility. How should it stretch after running? What muscles should I focus on during stretching? How to properly stretch your leg muscles? You will find answers to the […]

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Training in the gym places a huge burden on the body. It affects the work and condition of the internal organs of man, as well as the entire movement apparatus. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an increasingly common neurological disorder in exercising people. However, both those who perform office work and […]

What should you know about your shoulders training?

What should you know about your shoulders training?

The development of the shoulder muscles depends on from the proper exercise technique and from the quality of the training plan. This should take into account the structure of this muscular group and the specificity of its work. What principles to follow when designing effective shoulder training? What exercises should […]

Push-ups – the most universal exercise ever?

Push-ups – the most universal exercise ever?

Push-ups are one of the most popular and the most commonly used exercises in street workout and strength training. They are used in various workouts for one simple reason – it is a simple exercise that does not require any additional equipment. How do you do pushups? How do you […]

Old-school training

Old-school training

Modern strength training looks quite different than a few decades ago. Do today’s methods and training techniques actually give the best results and results? Is it worth taking advantage of the achievements of gym legends and incorporate classic and proven moves into your plan? Check out 10 exercises according to […]

Krav Maga – a way of self-defense

Krav Maga – a way of self-defense

Krav Maga in Hebrew means fighting in a hand. It is currently one of the most popular defense systems. There are more and more schools that teach her. The motto of the system is the sentence of its founder that everyone can live in peace. Krav maga, or self-defense system […]

How to get an ABS from your dreams?

How to get an ABS from your dreams?

Effective training on the abdomen does not consist in repeating one exercise. So how to reasonably plan abdominal muscle exercises? Learn the basics, which include concentric and eccentric movements, providing the greatest belly hypertrophy. Practicing, remember that the shortest distance between the chest and the pelvis plays the key role. […]

Why should you train legs?

Why should you train legs?

Legs are the foundation of the body – no wonder then that their training should be the duty of every practitioner. Leg training should focus primarily on squats, or multi-joint exercises. These are the basic movements that – when properly done – bring the same advantages. However, many exercisers at […]

Rolling – not as trivial as it seems

Rolling – not as trivial as it seems

Fitness has been dominating the list of fitness trends for several years. Foam roller has become a symbol of conscious training, taking into account the mobility slogan, which is equally eager to cast . Unfortunately, consciousness does not follow consciousness – the vast majority of people are not able to […]

Phytosterols for proper lipidogram

Phytosterols for proper lipidogram

Elevated blood cholesterol is not good. It contributes, for example, to myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis of blood vessels or coronary diseases. Phytosterols are an effective way to avoid these types of problems and to effectively lower cholesterol in the body. Their source is, among others vegetables, oils and nuts. How exactly […]

Triathlon – only for the manliest men?

Triathlon – only for the manliest men?

The man lives not alone in the gym. The more diverse the activity, the better for him. That is why swimming, cycling and running are also disciplines that can be practiced as well as every day. The combination of these three sports is created by the world-known powerlifting, or triathlon. […]

How to run properly

How to run properly

Running for many people seems to be a simple form of physical activity – all you need to do is run. However, the proper technique of running and breathing is a bit more complicated and is of great importance in the economy of effort. People starting an adventure with running […]

Chest muscles – how to build them properly?

Chest muscles – how to build them properly?

Building chest muscles is a popular goal of training plan for those who are just starting their adventure with strength training. In some progression, muscle growth is impressive, and in others – some problems appear. Trouble with emphasizing the middle part of the chest is one of them. This one […]

Back muscles – compedium

Back muscles – compedium

Building of the back musclesMore frequent trainingsBack and chest during one workout? Yes!Three kings of back trainingAdvanced methodsStrength and hypertrophy – do not forget about themMuscle building – the role of dietConclusions Building of the back muscles Back is the second largest muscle party in the human body. It consists […]

Types of gloves for strength workout

Types of gloves for strength workout

During intensive strength exercises hands are prone to injuries and scrapes. A good solution is using training gloves. We present a review of the types of such gloves. Why are gloves so important during strength training?What to pay attention to when choosing gloves for strength training?The choice of gloves for […]

Beginner mistakes: endless reduction

Beginner mistakes: endless reduction

Having problems with building muscle mass, there comes a moment when it’s necessary to go on reduction. However, many beginners start their adventure precisely from this type of activities that are aimed at lowering their weight, reducing the accumulation of fat that has been harvested within a few years of […]

Pull-ups

Pull-ups

Pull-ups are one of the most comprehensive exercises involving the upper muscles. Many people forget about this exercise or don’t do it because it seems too difficult. That’s a mistake! Just look at the bodies of gymnasts or calisthenics to realize that pull-ups should be present in our training schedule. […]

Why your workout isn’t working…

Why your workout isn’t working…

Have you ever encountered on your way physically active people – regularly running, working out at the gym a few times a week, generally active and not avoiding sport, but still having a few extra kilograms? These people perform reasonable trainings, it would seem that they are so active that […]

lifting up barbell behind head

What to do when your shoulders won’t grow?

Shoulders are extremely important for each sportsman. They are responsible, among others, for shaping a male silhouette in the letter V. Unfortunately, this muscle group often simply won’t grow and it is a quite common problem. It happens, because sportsmen frequently make a lot of mistakes during training this part […]

Yoga Only For Flexible People?

Yoga Only For Flexible People?

“I’d love to try yoga, but I’m just not flexible enough…” If you ever found yourself uttering the words above, then I suggest you consider starting your yoga journey with Iyengar Yoga. This practice focuses on a correct alignment and to enable the students to find comfort in each pose, […]

5 myths about strength training

5 myths about strength training

By using strength trainings, we have certainly repeatedly encountered a variety of theories on how to achieve the desired results in the fastest and most effective way. Many of these opinions, although they have no scientific justification and are erroneous, enter the colloquial knowledge. Today, we’ll be focusing on the […]

Running can destroy your joints! How to run healthy?

Running can destroy your joints! How to run healthy?

The turn of winter and spring is the best time to start running. Both professionals and amateurs start the season. Remember, however, that a bad running technique, instead of improving health, can really hurt our joints. Before we start training, let’s also take care of appropriate strengthening of the body, […]

What is healthy lifestyle?

What is healthy lifestyle?

A properly balanced diet, physical activity and, of which we often forget, positive thinking – these are the elements that make up the definition of a healthy lifestyle. If we take good care of each of these aspects, we can say that we live in harmony with our bodies. A […]

Training volume. Why don’t you make progress?

Training volume. Why don’t you make progress?

I’ve noticed that adjusting training volume is quite a common problem. I often receive mails with the questions about the appropriateness of a given training plan. The most frequent mistake is improper training volume, not only on one training session, but also in the whole week perspective. From my own […]

Five common mistakes made by beginners

Five common mistakes made by beginners

LACK OF PRCISE TRAINING GOAL When starting your adventure with strength training, we primarily need to clearly determine our training goal. We need to make this decision as soon as possible – whether we want to build muscle mass, reduce body fat, increase muscle strength or maybe only improve fitness, […]

Kre-Alkalyn – greater strength and endurance

Kre-Alkalyn – greater strength and endurance

Kre alkalin is a buffered creatine monohydrate which is a patented keratin formula that allows you to get the maximum benefit from taking creatine, without fear of converting it to an inactive form, i.e. creatinine. It is a very good supplement used by athletes, enjoying great popularity, mainly because it […]