muscle strength

SLIM STOMACH
Probably you should not be reminded of the story, which is repeated from year to year in the spring in front of the mirror, with remorse of conscience and further…

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LEG BENDING
Leg extension - refers to isolated exercises for the development of quadriceps, but the main burden in this exercise falls on the rectus muscle of the thigh. Therefore, performing leg…

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BENDING HANDS IN WRINKES
The forearms are not the part of the muscles that will fundamentally change your appearance, but it is their strength that not least depends on your progress in the basic…

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STRETCHING EXERCISES

Stretching is an integral component of a person’s physical fitness. With the help of stretching exercises, ligaments and muscles become elastic, thickened and gain strength.

Why stretch?

Stretching is the most important link connecting the passive and active states of your body. It supports muscle flexibility, prepares you for movement and helps you move from inaction to vigorous action without undue stress. Continue reading

WHERE DOES FITNESS BEGINNING

If you have not been involved in sports for a long time, start “entering” the fitness training carefully and gradually step by step. First of all, consult your doctor, make sure that you have no medical contraindications, in particular, from the side of the cardiovascular system. The latter is especially important since all fitness training programs include intensive aerobics. Well, it gives a high load on the heart. In addition, it is necessary to begin with a low level of intensity. For example, if a program prescribes jogging, replace it with walking to begin with. Continue reading

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT: PROFESSIONALISM OR HEALTH?

Many argue that physical education and sports contribute to health promotion. However, rarely anyone objectively understands and takes into account the difference between these concepts.

Physical culture and sport – these two words, as a rule, stand together. However, these concepts are not identical. It is important to understand how sport differs from physical education, what is more useful and what we want to achieve. The difference is not so difficult to understand, having considered these two concepts in more detail. Continue reading

What prevents to do fitness: 5 popular excuses

Excuse number 1: I’m tired

Work, family, dog, traffic jams, queues in shops and standing at the stove … After such feats, you only want to take the pose “on the couch,” and not “dog face down.”

What is the reason? Fatigue occurs due to an incorrectly chosen mode or type of occupation. “Owls” will always clap their sleepy eyes at any morning workout, and the “larks” are not able to actively flap their wings at the evening. Continue reading

10 nice ways to spend 500 kilocalories

Method 1: aqua aerobics (530 kcal for 1 hour with a weight of 70 kg)

Summer is a great time to sit in the near pond (especially if it is not a bath). Forget about difficult exercises and counting approaches. Simply dive into the water and start moving, overcoming its resistance. Walk, run, jump, wave your arms and legs. And to increase the load, you can wear or take flippers in your hands.

Bonus: elastic skin without cellulite, emotional discharge. Continue reading

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LIFTING BARS ON BICEPS
Despite its popularity in gyms, lifting biceps does not apply to basic bodybuilding exercises. Why? Quite simply, this exercise lures a limited array of muscles into the work, and therefore…

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MACHINE DRIVE ON DIRECT LEGS
Heavy steel on straight legs is a basic exercise in bodybuilding and fitness. Like other variations of dead weight, this exercise involves, to one degree or another, practically all the…

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LIFTING KNEES AT THE PRESS
Lift knees exercise allows you to focus on the lower abdominals. This exercise will allow you to improve the shape and prepare the abdominal muscles for further more serious loads.…

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HYPER EXTENSIONS
Hyperextension (in English hyperextension - overdistension, overdistension) is an auxiliary exercise, which works well on the muscles of the lower back, tightens the buttocks and gives a decent load on…

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