How to make round biceps: tips on how to pump biceps at home and in the gym
This question is mainly asked by men who are interested in making their hands large and embossed. These athletes are easy to calculate in the gym, because their favorite equipment…

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Hitch and proper rest after training
The vast majority of beginners in fitness forget or intentionally ignore the completion of the final set of exercises, in a hurry to do other things. In addition, they do…

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Yama and Niyama - the foundation of good practice
Yama (control of mind and behavior) and Niyama (psycho-emotional and bodily purity) are the first two stages of yoga and the condition for its effective practice. By practicing the Pit,…

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Self-massage of problem areas: how to overcome cellulite and an “apron” at the waist

Surely you know that cellulite provokes heredity, increased estrogen production and malnutrition. Anti-cellulite self-massage is an easy, fast and cheap way to get rid of the hated orange peel.

How to do it and how to make it effective, rather than just kneading the skin with your fingers?

The cellulite problem is typically female. It is not a disease, but refers to cosmetic skin defects. Orange peel is a consequence of thinner skin in women than in men, increased production of leptin by fat cells and a malfunction in the synthesis of hormones that regulate the activity of their receptors. Continue reading

A selection of books that every fitness practitioner should read

The books will be useful both for those engaged in fitness individually, and under the guidance of a personal trainer. Each of them is a direct guide to action that will help bring the body into perfect condition. The selection includes the best publications devoted to various topics – power and cardio loads, stretching exercises, nutrition. Ready collections of programs for daily classes are also not forgotten.

New Bodybuilding Encyclopedia
The book must be in your library in any case, because its author is Arnold Schwarzenegger. Despite the fact that it was written in 1985, it is still a manual for all fitness practitioners. Its 5 sections (volumes) describe in detail: Continue reading

How to choose a gym: expectation and reality

For many, a new life begins on Monday – on the first working day they postpone going to the gym. This is especially true in early spring, when everyone wants to “lose weight by the summer” or simply improve their health, undermined by hypovitaminosis.

How to choose a gym – setting unobvious priorities
Where, if not in the gym, does the atmosphere favor active sports? Around only fitness equipment, athletes, does not pull to lie down your favorite bed and something to eat a full refrigerator. Most of the people are lost which gym to choose for themselves: they are looking for the largest, tricked out, so that it has a pool, a sauna, and a friendly administrator … But in reality, these are just the points that are final in importance when choosing a place for classes. Continue reading

Prevention of injuries when entering regular training
Prevention of injuries is one of the most important components of proper training. Starting the load after the break, it is necessary to take into account the specifics of the…

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How to get rid of stretch marks after a quick weight loss
Stretch marks on the body, according to many, look unaesthetic. Often striae (the second name of the phenomenon) appear with a sharp weight loss. Therefore, everyone is eager to learn…

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Hitch and proper rest after training
The vast majority of beginners in fitness forget or intentionally ignore the completion of the final set of exercises, in a hurry to do other things. In addition, they do…

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Pilates for beginners
It is quite difficult for a beginner to understand the variety of areas offered by fitness clubs today and to choose the type of training suitable for himself. In this…

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