The battle ropes training method is a new get-fit trend that fitness coaches are using to help their clients work out. However, their use is not that new, despite the recent uproars on social media. Long before, ancient Egyptians used the ropes to enable them to do various things including pulling carts and many other
Garmin smartwatches can track your heart rate and some models have a function to track your Heart Rate Recovery rate as well. Garmin’s top-end sports watches can provide insight into your recovery heart rate based on your heart rate reading during exercise and 2 minutes after exercise. The difference between the two gives you your
So, you have decided to get a heart rate monitor, or are considering it because it looks so cool and you can tell everyone you are training. Or maybe you want to lose weight and get the most out of your training. Perhaps your MD told you to start exercising and to watch your heart
Are you suffering from varicose veins? Varicose veins are those large veins found in your legs. They are enlarged and discolored, and some look like knots. About 23% of adults have this condition. While some say they are not bothered by it, others experience pain while others just do not like to see them. So
Diet is an integral part of weight loss. If you get wrong on the diet, even exercise can’t help much. For instance, if your diet is heavy on calories and your exercise isn’t burning enough of those calories, then you won’t see any results. That’s why meal plans are growing in popularity. If you use
Many of us may have experienced the weird “pins and needles” sensation that commonly occurs when pressure is applied to one’s nerves after sitting or standing for too long. This usually goes away once body position is change and the pressure is relieved from the nerves and blood vessels. But if it does not, it may
Sometimes you may really want to work out but time limits you. For instance, if you leave for work before daybreak and get back after dusk, you might find it impractical to visit a gym. However, this shouldn’t deter you from working out. You can always go for the option of a home gym. Most
Going to the gym is arguably one of the best decisions you could ever make. This is because lifting the weights and engaging in cardio exercises helps in improving your overall wellness and health. It also leaves feeling stronger, which in return boosts your confidence. However, most people tend to fail in achieving their fitness goals.
Nerve pain happens when you have been injured during an accident. The pain is also caused by certain diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Moreover, certain medications such as those that are used in chemotherapy can also cause your nerves to ache. The pain varies from one person to another. Nerve pain can only be
If you are a patient with fatty liver disease, minding what makes up the content on your plate is a must. In as much as food is the best bet you got when it comes to managing a fatty liver, it is equally important to understand that certain foods can be dangerous too. In fact, any
We’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding the accuracy of the new breed of OFF THE WRIST strapless heart rate monitor devices. Products like the Mio Fuse, Garmin Vivosmart HR, Fitbit Charge HR and Polar A360. We thought we’d do our own little test ride while on a day trip out to North Wales.
One of the most frequently asked questions we get in our busy inbox each day is “which is the best heart rate monitor for HiiT?” …. As always, it’s not that easy to answer. There are certainly some HRM’s that are better suited to HiiT sessions than others, but are there a couple that stand