Overtraining

Overtraining

Most athletes train because they enjoy their sport. Exercise releases endorphins, and it can be incredibly addictive, and coaches encourage their athletes to train as often as possible because, after all, the best way to get better at a skill is to practise that skill...
Jawbone Wristband

Jawbone Wristband

The Jawbone Medium UP Fitness Tracking Wristband is a powerful fitness aid that lets you see at-a-glance information about your activity level throughout the day. The Jawbone UP wristband is just one of many devices in a new wearable technology niche called the...
Kettlebells

Kettlebells

Kettlebells are form of cast-iron weight that are used for strength and conditioning training. A kettlebell looks like a cannon ball with a large handle on top. Kettlebells were originally made by Russians in the 18th century and were used to weigh crops. Farmers...
Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

Barefoot running has exploded in popularity over the last few years, thanks in part to the development of affordable “almost barefoot” shoes such as the Vibram range of barefoot running shoe. People who practise barefoot running often refer to themselves...
Sprinting

Sprinting

Sprinting is a great form of exercise that everyone should try to incorporate into their regular exercise routine. Sprints can help to burn fat, build some muscle in your legs and improve your overall speed and power. Sprinting should not to be confused with middle-...
5 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

5 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

Weight training is a great form of exercise for both men and women. Sadly, many women choose to avoid the weights section of the gym in favour of the section with exercise bikes, treadmills and rowing machines out of fear that lifting weights will make them look bulky...