The Benefits of Weight Training for Women

It is perhaps a worst kept secret that some women shy away from the gym for fear of building big, bulky muscles. As certified personal trainers, let me assure you that this is simply not true. By the law of nature, women naturally do not produce enough testosterone or human growth hormone to build a masculine body. Now that you know the truth, it is time for you to seriously consider the benefits of lifting weights. Strength training promotes many desirable changes [...]

The 7 Benefits Of Stretching

The body is amazing. And it is simply amazing because it is flexible. It is supposed to be flexible. You are able to bend down and reach for that something which you have dropped on the floor. You are able to zip the back of your favourite dress on your own. You are able to twist around and use your hands to touch your butt easily. You are able to reach that book you need to read at the top of [...]

Core Muscles Strength Training: The Plank Test

Before building a house and deciding on the design and décor, we will first have to ensure the foundation is strong. The pillars supporting the house and the structures are key in our consideration. This is to ensure the house does not crumble. It works the same way with our body. Before we start building our muscles and getting the look we want, we have to ensure our core is strong. Put simply, our core comprises many different muscles that [...]

Delayed Muscle Soreness Syndrome

I’m sure most, if not all of you have been subjected to some degree of discomfort after a workout. This discomfort is not as excruciating as the pain after an operation. Neither is it as mild as a mosquito bite. It is somewhere in between. It is at best described as a sore feeling. What Is Delayed Muscle Soreness Syndrome? The soreness is not felt immediately after a workout. Instead, it is often felt the very next day and this [...]

The Best Time To Work Out

For 80 percent of people who hold a regular job, only a sizeable portion actually make time to work out as there are other competing demands for their time ranging from more work, relationship, family, studies to interest. Throw into this equation the perseverance factor as well as it takes time to develop a training regime and more importantly, stick to it. For those who actually bother to allocate time to work out, most exercise after work between 6.30pm to [...]