When it comes to dominant muscle groups regarding hypertrophy (increase in muscle size), men and women don’t always see eye to eye. One muscle group we can agree on, however, is bigger stronger shoulders.
Back in the day, when I was in school, we were taught to passive stretch prior to any physical activity. These kinds of stretches would involve things like pulling your toes to stretch the hamstrings and holding for a minute. However, in the last 10 years or so, studies have shown this style of stretching to be potentially more harmful than helpful.
Many men getting in shape are doing so not just to be healthier, but because they want to look better, stronger, and more muscular. You might be heading to the Limerick gym each day to achieve your goal of getting shredded or of increasing your bench press.
When it’s time for exams, everything can get surprisingly stressful very quickly. Finding a way to resolve the stress of exams is required to do a good job on the tests that are coming. One of the best ways to do an excellent job on your exams is by ensuring you have a healthy body. That means you should be sleeping well, eating healthy, and getting plenty of exercises. We have some great tips for staying healthy to do the best you can.
Whether you are an athlete or just someone who wants to get into better shape, there are some workouts that are going to work better for you than others. One of the most popular, and honestly one of the most effective, is HIIT.
Anytime there is a bank holiday, it’s a fantastic time to spend your day in the gym. You already have the time and there’s no reason not to spend part of your day making sure you get in some exercise. Whether it’s May, June, or August, visiting a fitness centre can keep you active and give you something to do before heading out to a festival or show later on in the day. Here are some great ways to motivate yourself to take the time to continue your fitness journey.
Have you heard anyone tell you that using isolation movements is nothing but a waste and that you should only focus on doing large compound movements in your workouts?