How long have you been coming to bootcamp? Are you still using 5lb weights at class? In the world of fitness, there is something called ‘ The principle of progressive overload’ which means: ‘In order for a muscle to grow, strength to be gained, performance to increase, or for any similar improvement to occur, the human body must be forced to adapt to a tension that is above and beyond what it has previously experienced’.
As a result of the pandemic, many people are experiencing physical isolation, more care demands, working at home challenges, more time seated and in front
The weather is finally co-operating and it is getting hot quickly! Here are a few tips for exercising in the heat. Wear sunscreen on your face, neck and hands! Bring a spray bottle to cool yourself down when those burpees suck the life out of you. Pack a little towel or wristband to wipe your never-ending forehead sweat.
Stretching is a fundamental way to improve your overall health and fitness and help prevent injury during exercise. It should always be done after a warm-up and prior to engaging in an exercise as it prepares the muscles for exercise and decreases the chances of injury. Stretches can either be dynamic, which involves motion, or static which involves no motion.