Body Weight Training Vs. Weight Training

Weight training is the mainstay for strength training. Body weight training is generally considered something for beginners who are not ready for heavy weights. Another commonly held concept is that weight training is for muscular strength and body weight is for muscular endurance, or for conditioning for sports such as boxing or martial arts. The [...]

2018-11-26T15:20:38+00:00 December 21st, 2018|Training|0 Comments

6 Reasons Why Rest Days Are Important

FEEL GOOD, GET MOVING Step count, active minutes, calories burned… These are all important pieces of data that help us live healthier, more active lives. But we often don’t stress the importance of rest and why your body needs days off. With Fitbit, you can track and improve your quality of sleep. But that’s just part [...]

2018-11-26T15:22:20+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Training|0 Comments

Pilates

Here is something new! Pilates classes at the gym don’t even hold a candle to the workout that is received when attending private lessons at a proper Pilates studio. It was fun and painful all at the same time, but if you’ve never tried, you should.  

2017-02-15T18:49:10+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments

EMS?

EMS stands for Electric Muscle Stimulation. Technically, EMS is a total body workout with body current. In this context, it might be helpful to know that our muscles contract through electric impulses (bioelectronics) in normal state. The EMS training makes use of this effect. I decided that I would give this a go – well lets just say that it was [...]

2017-02-15T18:49:41+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|0 Comments

Angry Training

Have you ever had days where you just feel the need to hit something? Work is getting the better of you, your kids are driving you bonkers or you just need to work out some frustration. On days like this, I like to do some angry training. As much as hitting something to relieve tension [...]

2017-02-15T18:52:30+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Training|0 Comments

Name Challenge

For those of you that missed out on this little challenge – it’s not too late. Why don’t you give it a go? All you have to do is spell your name out and do the associated exercise. I was talked into doing ‘Herbal Iceman’. The outcome wasn’t all that fun but I managed. I [...]

2017-06-05T19:39:39+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Training|0 Comments

Happy Food

I am one of those people who get hangry when I am hungry! Like, I mean I will rip you apart if you even look at me in the wrong way kind of hangry. So knowing and understanding that this is a real thing and I suffer with it, I make sure that I never [...]

2017-02-15T18:53:34+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Sweat Me Fit|1 Comment
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