Introduction You may think there are only a few basic exercise variations you can perform on a treadmill, for example: walking, jogging, and running. However, it is no secret that exercising on a treadmill is an effective piece of equipment that can target and develop various muscle groups in your body. And, by tweaking minor… Read More
5 Ways to Stay in Shape while Recovering from Addiction
Introduction There is growing evidence that exercise can be a powerful tool in an individual’s recovery, with experts believing that regular physical activity/exercise can be a healthy ‘stand-in’ for addictive substances. With this in mind, many treatment centres have incorporated exercise into their treatment programmes, alongside other aspects of treatment, including therapy. What are the… Read More
How to Make Gains and Train in Winter?
Did you know that working out in winter is easier on your body compared to when you do it at other times of the year? You can make greater improvements in your strength resistance performance in cool weather, according to various studies. This means that this is a great time to keep up with your… Read More
Wanna Run Faster? Get a Spring in Your Step!
High-tech footwear is making running more efficient and could eventually help us run more than 50% faster! David Braun and Amanda Sutrisno (2020) at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee modelled the energy used during running and factors that can affect that, including air resistance, the limited power of a human leg and losses that occur each… Read More
Running vs. Walking; Which is Better for You?
In several large-scale studies that follow people for many years, they show that running has a dose-related effect. More running is better, though with diminishing returns. However, the good news for couch potatoes is that the largest gains come by going from nothing to something – with the biggest health benefits being observed with just… Read More
Treadmills vs. Outdoor Running
Physicians have, for many centuries, emphasized the need to lead a healthy lifestyle. The chances of suffering from lifestyle-related diseases are greatly reduced when you adopt a (more) healthy lifestyle. It has also been suggested that maintaining an active lifestyle also leads to a happier life – as one clears the mind of negative thoughts… Read More
Reviewing the Exoskeleton Expansion for Improving Walking & Running Economy
Research Paper Title The exoskeleton expansion: improving walking and running economy. Background Since the early 2000s, researchers have been trying to develop lower-limb exoskeletons that augment human mobility by reducing the metabolic cost of walking and running versus without a device. In 2013, researchers finally broke this ‘metabolic cost barrier’. The analysed the literature through… Read More
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