Introduction Electric bikes, commonly known as e-bikes, have become a common way of commuting, while keeping riders fit. Such bikes have pedal assistance features, such that the rider uses minimal energy to pedal, meaning you can travel long distances in a short time and use less energy than other regular bikes. E-bikes come in different… Read More
Fitness Tips: How To Prepare For A Demanding Workout Regimen
Introduction It is no secret that working out/exercising can be (or is!) difficult. You have to exert yourself both mentally and physically to see the best results. However, the benefits of exercise are well-known, but keeping up with your routine can be a challenge. By following the tips in this post, you should ensure (hopefully)… Read More
A Simple Guide To Staying Motivated On Your Fitness Journey
Introduction Getting and keeping ‘in shape’ is a difficult task that takes dedication and determination. Many individuals desire to start getting in shape, but owing to a variety of issues, they are unable to do so regularly. We will attempt to briefly outline, with the below 3-point guide, how to stay motivated in your fitness… Read More
How can BJJ Help improve Both your Mental and Physical Health?
Introduction Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ) is a popular form of martial arts as it teaches not only martial arts skills, but helps to improve endurance, keep the body in shape, and also building up strength to take any challenge head-on. Furthermore, as a form of exercise, BJJ can have a positive impact on mental health and… Read More
An Overview of the Neurobiological Effects of Physical Exercise
Introduction The neurobiological effects of physical exercise are numerous and involve a wide range of interrelated effects on brain structure, brain function, and cognition. A large body of research in humans has demonstrated that consistent aerobic exercise (e.g. 30 minutes every day) induces persistent improvements in certain cognitive functions, healthy alterations in gene expression in… Read More
Psychological & Physical Challenges to Exercise
Research Paper Title Challenges with strengthening exercises for people with knee osteoarthritis and comorbid obesity: a qualitative study with patients and physiotherapists. Background Explore challenges associated with implementing a home-based strengthening exercise programme for people with knee osteoarthritis and comorbid obesity. Methods Qualitative study embedded within a randomised controlled trial comparing two home-based strengthening programmes… Read More
Turn Your Home Into a Boot Camp!
Discipline is one of the most important foundations of the military and also one of the cornerstones of fitness – It is a key aspect they both share. And, during unprecedented times such as we live in today, with a global pandemic ravaging the world, it is easy to lose that discipline, to give in… Read More
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