Jumping rope is an act of physical exercise of the cardiovascular variety. It also promotes good posture, improves coordination, and strengthens the leg muscles. In this chapter let us explore the benefits of jump rope training. Burning Calories and Losing Fat Rope jumping is an excellent way to burn calories, which helps keep unhealthy stores … Continue reading The Incredible Benefits of Jumping Rope
Some of the world's best tennis players grunt almost religiously on their big hits. Often distinct, its nuances reflected in the type of shot, the grunt was an extension of the player; a piece of their personality—one which critics have claimed is unnecessary and a tarnish on an otherwise quiet, gentlemanly sport. Studies, however, confirm … Continue reading HIYAGH! THE GRUNTING SPORTSMAN’S EDGE
To generate a return, first you have to invest. And that means challenging yourself. Here's why, and here's how.
I will never forget one elementary school field trip in particular. For the trip we went to Playland, Vancouver's favourite amusement park. Before me loomed the iconic wooden roller coaster, its rickety rails trembling beneath a flying capsule of screaming fanatics. Upon initial observation, the terror appeared to outweigh the fun. My friend Jacob saw things … Continue reading “System Overload” is a Good Thing
On the whole, regular physical training is among the greatest things we can do for our body and mind. When performed correctly, weightlifting is incredibly safe, despite the cynics. In fact, anyone who considers resistance training to be dangerous is downright wrong. It is indeed a greater risk to be sedentary. Not going to the … Continue reading Why Absolutely Everyone Should Hit the Gym—Let’s Go!
Many people today carry symptoms that may be a result of a weak core, and that can present several problems—from minor discomfort today to serious injury or chronic pain down the line. A weak core is often the result of a sedentary lifestyle that may include sitting or lying for most of the day. Even … Continue reading Do You Have a Weak Core? Why Stability Strength Matters
While the shoulder is not a large muscle overall, its positioning on the body makes it rather unique in terms both function and aesthetic. As a result, it is important to train the shoulders well, for purposes of practical mobility—and of course looks, too: hypertrophied shoulder heads can have outsized impacts on silhouettes and complement … Continue reading A Simple Guide for Cannonball Shoulders