The bike is back

One of the old favourites of the home gym is back with a bang- the exercise bike. The exercise bike made way for other glitzy, high tech exercise gadgets in the gym and the home. Most people relegated the exercise bike to the attic. It’s time to dust it off and bring it into the gym again. .. more

Stretch those muscles

As you age, your muscles get less pliable and need to be stretched for longer duration. For those under 40, hold your stretches for 30 seconds and if you`re over 40, hold your stretches 60 seconds. This will keep them flexible and supple.

Motivate yourself to exercise

As Woody Allen said 80 percent of success is showing up. Showing up is one of the toughest things to do when it is for working out those glutes. Everyone goes these bouts and everyone is not alone in that battle. There a innumerable ways to motivate yourself, from finding a workout partner to logging your exercise, reading books & magazines on exercise or even rewarding yourself... more

High intensity workouts

If you’re just beginning high intensity work outs, it’s best to start slow. If you’ve started with running or cycling, build your endurance for a month before you build up on the intensity. A good thumb rule would be to go at a rate where you can talk easily without being out of breath. As soon as you have built endurance, step up the intensity to gain the maximum mileage out of your workout.

Fitness tips for beginners

Even if you’ve been working out for years chances are that you could be making the same mistakes as beginners. Here are a few tips to help.

1.    Don’t miss a day: Workout out on all days. Beginners need to form a habit of exercising. Building consistency and routine into your schedule is important say trainers across the world. .. more