Category: Fitness

Taking a Hot Tub Burns Just As Many Calories As A 30-Minute Walk

With so many people willing to lose weight, unusual yet healthy ways of burning calories may come in handy. While most known ways to spend energy imply active heating, i.e. sweating while exercising, there is scientific evidence suggesting you can burn calories due to passive heating too. According to scientists, 1 hour of taking a […]

Zumba: Dance Your Way to Being Anxiety-Free

Anxiety can strike anyone, and there are many ways of handling it. From pills to pets, the abundance of approaches to tackling the problem is impressive. However, one of the fastest ways that help bring relief is physical activity. Of all fun activities of the kind, Zumba has recently been reported to be most effective […]

What Happens If You Hold Your Legs Up the Wall for 20 Minutes Daily

What was your last New Year’s resolution? To start doing sports? With more than half a year behind, you still have a chance not to fail it. Doing just one exercise a day for 20 minutes can benefit your health in a number of ways. Well, it’s not an exercise proper, rather it’s a yoga […]

What is Calisthenics?

Like any other industry, sports and fitness have their own trends emerging. A set of exercises being popularized – though the overwhelming majority of them are widely known – called calisthenics claims to offer a lot of benefits. One of its advantages is that it enables one to keep fit without having to purchase a […]

Why Men Should Do Yoga?

There is an opinion that yoga is an activity for women. Perhaps such a stereotype appeared because yoga is usually considered to be a set of exercises focused on relaxing. We believe that working out in a gym is a more suitable occupation for men. But in fact, yoga may have an even greater impact […]

Ems Training: The Way to a Six-Pack or a Health Hazard?

As anyone who has ever worked hard on their body knows, you need to invest considerable time regularly to keep fit and toned. However, as people in the West tend to have more income and less free time, new fitness trends offer ways to get stronger, faster. Electric muscle stimulation (EMS) is one such method; […]

ELDOA Stretching

This article is on a crazy word you may or may not have heard called ELDOA. This is the French acronym, translated into English as Longitudinal Stretching with Osteo Articular Decoaptation. If you are reading this, most probably you are interested in how to live a healthy and energetic life, without pain and restricted physical […]

THE Mystery of Dr Fukutsuji: Can You Lose Weight in 5 Minutes?

If you follow the latest weight loss ‘miracle cures’ on social media, you might have seen it: the so-called Fukutsuji exercise, where you just lie on a rolled-up towel for 5 minutes a day and… lose weight! The same message is repeated on hundreds of websites. So who is the ‘famous doctor’ Fukutsuji, and does […]

Aerial Yoga against Fear of Heights

Health is a great blessing which everyone should care. By doing different exercise and Yoga on daily basis, we can keep ourselves healthy and relaxed. Nowadays yoga is becoming the most important and vital treatment for anxiety as one must do yoga to feel relax and to start their day with happiness. As we know […]

Vacuum Exercise to Have a Flat Belly

Stomach vacuum is a simple abdominal breathing exercise that originates from practice of yoga, and later it became an integral part of Pilates. Stomach vacuum targets your innermost deep abdominal muscles. A lot of power lifters use this exercise, and deep divers that helps them train their breathing and stamina. And basically a strong and […]

Most Common Myths How to Activate Glutes

Do you think that you know everything about the gluteal muscles and how to work out on them in the gym? Make sure that you are not the victim of the most common myths about this eye-catching part of the human body. Myth # 1: The glutes consist mainly of fast muscle fibers, so they […]

Being Thin Is not Equivalent to Being Fit and Healthy: Read 3 Signs of Your Body

Very often people judge the health condition of other people merely by their appearance, their body weight and Body mass index (BMI). It’s so easy to see a thin slender person stuffing oneself with tons of simple carbohydrates and not bothering with regular physical activities. There is a widespread opinion that such people are lucky […]

5 Plank Variations for Slim Waist

Plank is one of the most effective exercises to strengthen your stomach muscles and tone the entire body. Why so? It’s a great isometric exercise, which literally means your muscles are not extended or compressed during the workout, but you engage your upper body and lower body – the whole core – at the same […]

10 Most Effective Sports for Fat Burn

Have you ever wondered what sport delivers the best results when it comes to burning fat? It is definitely a great question that concerns a lot of people, and here we focus on some important points, which will help you choose an activity that will get you closer to having the body you want. How […]