Hand grip strength

Hand grip strength

  Hand Grip Strength hen young adults begin to enter their careers they are constantly told how important the “hand- shake” is. Never want to be too firm and certainly don’t want to give your future boss a wimpy hand shake.   A recent study was published in The Lancet Medical journal that a person’s hand grip can predict a lot more than just someone’s character. This study used approximately 140,000 patients, ages 35 to 70 years old, from 17 countries, and concluded that grip strength is   Now how does this tie to exercise? The simplest way to increase your grip strength is through weight training. During the basic exercise using dumbbells or strength resistance machines you are increasing your grip strength. Every time you hold   Most trainers would agree that the best was to increase your heart and lung health would be from a cardio related exercise….

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Burpee Workout

Burpee Workout The burpee workout is a full-body exercise that can work almost every muscle in the body. It incorporates three exercises in one; squatting, push-ups, and jumping. Historically, the burpee was used by the military to test recruits for strength and agility. Nowadays, it is incorporated into fitness routines to help increase strength and stamina. Burpee workouts can buildup muscle and get you into shape faster than most exercises, because they burn fat and increase power. With the improvement in your muscular endurance, burpees can also effectively increase your cardio endurance, by keeping your heart rate near its maximum. In the original form of the burpee workout, legs are wide with hands in-between the feet. The lower legs are used to bend down, as if you’re sitting back into a chair. Extend your feet back in one quick motion, and then back to original position, with wider legs. Return…

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Kettle bells Workouts

KETTLEBELLS WORKOUTS Finding time to work out can often be a struggle. Most of us are looking for a fast and efficient workout that will get us optimum results. Working out with Kettlebells can be the answer to getting a leaner, sexier, and fit body in a shorter workout session. Kettlebells have been gaining popularity in the fitness industry. They are extremely effective if used properly and efficiently. The right use of Kettlebells requires proper technique, power, and control.The safest way to work out with Kettlebells is to work with a certified trainer; someone who can show you how to utilize this unique tool to provide maximum results.    Get Kettlebell Workout Routines Reasons Kettlebells should be a part of your workout:   1. Small & Portable: Kettlebells are small and convenient; making them easy to use at home, office, park, or gym. 2. Easy to Learn: A few sessions…

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No Gym Workout

No – GYM Workout This week’s picture blog is all about No – GYM Workout. It’s an Easy to follow workout routine, no equipment required. Exercise: Push-Up with Turning Toe Touch   Note: if you are not able to do the whole exercise itself then modify by doing a modified version of each exercise separately Full exercise modification: Step One: Modified push 7-10 Reps Step Two: Modified side plank (on elbow, with bottom knee bent) keep top leg straight, bring top leg into L position and crunching forward touch toes with free hand, repeat for 10-12 reps each side.

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Fat Burning Zone

  All About Fat Burning Zone How do I lose this belly fat, I lost a lot of weight but how do I lean out, now these are commonly asked question, most personals get when it comes to fat burning. In order to accomplish these goals a person must first grasp the concept of fat burning zones. The zone indicates an ideal exercise intensity that burns excessive fat than any other major fuel for exercise. The body burns higher percentage of calories out of fat at lower intensities or in the fat burning zone. Research on Fat Burning Zone: In a study made by the University of Southern Maine and Dr. Christopher Scott, the total calorie burn out of low intensity workouts versus high intensity workouts was studied. A low intensity workout group made to cycle at a constant rate of 3.5 minutes and the higher intensity workout group necessitated…

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Workout Mistakes

MOST COMMON WORKOUT MISTAKES & QUESTIONS: PART II Welcome back everyone, last time we were talking about common workout mistakes and questions we left off at exercise questions having to do with proper form and technique. Just to not leave you guys hang with just the brief answer I gave you, let me explain myself. The reason why I did not give any examples of proper form and technique for specific exercises is because…… as a fitness professional/ personal trainer I know that giving detailed information like that doesn’t help you as a reader for the reason I stated before “unless you are a fitness professional” because odds are your will not know what to look for when you’re doing an exercise wrong, hell sometimes when I’m working out and I feel that I’m off with a certain movement I’ll ask another trainer friend to look and tell me if…

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WORKOUT MISTAKES

MOST COMMON WORKOUT MISTAKES & QUESTIONS Today’s topic is most common workout mistakes. Our goal is to help everyone acknowledge these mistakes and give hits on how to prevent them, because the more we know the less chance we have of injuries and the more productive our workouts become. As a personal trainer here are the most common questions that I get or workout mistakes that I see, in order. What’s the right way to warm-up for my workout? PROPER EXERCISE SPECIFIC WARM-UPS    Warming up properly is everything when it comes to having great workout not matter what our fitness goals are, may it be to lose weight, athletics, build muscle, our just an emotional thing, plus you want to be able to work out injury free. Injuries are probably the most common excuse that people have for falling off track when it comes to fitness and warming up…

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Benefits of stretching after workout

Benefits of stretching after workout Nowadays, individuals are becoming more and more health conscious and are resorting to workout either in gyms or parks or even in the comfort of our homes. As per doctors, researcher’s and fitness professionals, daily workout keeps you mentally healthy too, as endorphin hormone secreted during it, lift up your mood and you feel happy and enthusiastic all day. I need not emphasize on the importance of a routine workout as we all are aware of the health benefits it offers. However, more health advantages are possible if we pay attention to minor things during or after the workout. Most of us, who indulge in workout, do not pay attention to stretching after working out. We simply exercise hard and then leave happily thinking we have done today’s share of physical exercise. I think most of you agree with me on this point. However, there is…

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Choose Personal Trainer

How to choose the right personal trainer Happy New Year to you all, current and new followers, are you thinking about getting a trainer to help jump start our new healthy lifestyle change but want help figuring out how to pick the right trainer for you……..? Well here are three criteria’s I think are the most important things to look for that might help you out. Personal Trainer Criteria One Ok one, when looking for a personal trainer what I believe is the most important thing you should look for in a trainer is the passion they have for what they do, if that passion isn’t there then guess what?, u will end up being just a dollar sign and will not receive the right help that you need to help you reach your goal. Easy way to figure this out is by scouting out the trainers at your gym…

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