A trip to the sauna can be a relaxing, social experience and an afternoon well spent! But are the rumours about it being a genuine aid to physical fitness factual or fictitious?
The strongman era of the 1970s and 80s might be gone but plenty of people are still in the hunt for the new PBs
We are constantly hearing about how we need to train specifically to promote the generation of particular muscle fibres. But do we properly understand what it is all about?
Have you ever been stood waiting to use the barbell when there were three Smith machines ready to be used? Well maybe you don’t need to avoid them all the time.
Just because you have been away from the gym for a while, doesn’t mean that your body has forgotten it all!
There’s no guarantee that everything that you do in the gym will be ideal for you so you will have to experiment a little. But don’t waste your own time doing exercises that just aren’t working.
Simply looking at yourself in the mirror won’t tell you everything that you should know about your physical fitness. So try and get to grips with looking out for some less obvious indicators
Mixing up your grip is a perfect way of adding that little bit of variation without completely changing everything that you do in the gym.
It always seems easier to put on weight, right? What’s this all about?
Stretching isn’t just the boring bit that you have to get out of the way before the fun begins. It can also be vital in setting you up for achieving the best results.