3 Safety Tips to Help you Survive Military Boot Camp

If you are looking for an intense workout you can always consider attending a military boot camp. It is the ultimate way to get fit, but you need to ensure that you follow the right safety protocols to keep you and your fellow trainees safe. Read More

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4 Handy Tips to Avoid Injuries While Exercising

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your body. And one sure way to do so is by exercising. While we advocate for engaging in physical activity to keep in shape, we can not overlook the risks involved if you go about it the wrong way. Many fitness enthusiasts… Read More

5 Minute Cardio Exercise You Can Do At Home

When you mention cardio, people usually think of jumping around in classes or running all over the country seeking the runner’s high. While aerobics classes and jogging are considered cardio, cardiovascular exercise has a much broader scope and can be incorporated into almost every form of exercise. What is Cardio Exercise? In simple terms, cardiovascular… Read More

5 Tips for Weathering an Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp in Winter

If your upcoming fitness boot camp is going to take place outdoors during the fall or winter months, you may be dealing with factors that can affect your safety and well-being including low temperatures, inclement conditions, and drier air. Do not miss these essential cold-weather fitness safety tips: Warm Up (Literally) All proper fitness boot… Read More

What is the RAMP Method (as used in Exercise & Fitness)?

Warming-up (or movement preparation) before a training session is crucial in aiding participants to get the best results from their session. A RAMP warm-up, developed by Dr. Ian Jeffreys, can be very useful (for both trainers and participants) in making sure that the body is well prepared and ready for the coming exercise. RAMP stands for:… Read More

Talking Point: How Do You Deal With Participants Arriving Late To Class?

Scenario You are in the local venue (gym or outdoors) and your participants are well and truly warmed up and getting stuck into their workout when a latecomer sneaks into the group (or attempts to) and starts doing the exercises as if they have been there all along. Some of you may not need to imagine… Read More

Why Is Warming-up before Exercising So Important?

Introduction If you are interested in going to the gym or doing any other physical activity, you have probably heard a million times that you need to warm-up well before you start exercising. Different people have different reasons why they believe that the warm-up is obligatory, but everyone agrees that you should not skip it.… Read More