Why Protein, Carbs and Fat are the Best Post-Workout Choices

You don’t have to be a hardcore gym lover to be aware of the fact that you can’t obtain the desired results without eating properly. No, we’re not saying to count calories and weigh your food before every meal, but knowing some details about how specific types of macronutrients can help you is essential in your mission to obtain that summer body you always wanted. Athletes, trainers and not only recommend eating after a workout, as this can speed your recovery process and, obviously, help Read More +

This is Why Long Runs are Actually the Best Runs

If you’re part of a few running communities – whether they’re online or…offline – you will hear a lot of people talking about high-intensity interval training. Or, shortly, HIIT. This type of training has gained a lot of popularity lately and actually made the long run, considered the staple of runners’ training regiments, fall to the wayside. On the other side, this is easier to understand, since a long running session is pretty difficult to integrate into a schedule, not to mention that some trainers Read More +

The 6 Benefits of Stretching Nobody Told you About

We’ve all been through this…You decided that you want to go for a run, actually went for it and, after the first mile your whole body – legs, especially – is killing you. You know why this is happening? Because you forgot one essential thing that should be done before going for a run: stretching. Ask any trainer you know and you’ll get the same answer about the importance of stretching. Specifically, all of them will say that it’s essential and you should never ignore Read More +

This Is Why You Should Get A Workout Partner

It may not sound initially in your head as a smart move, but getting a gym partner helps you for a lot of reasons. A right workout buddy can often make the difference between a successful gym session and one with no gains whatsoever. If it is the motivation or the fact that you want that one extra rep, here is our list with the top six reasons why you should get a gym partner. 1. The sure help of a spotter The self-preservation feeling Read More +

5 useful ways to improve your fitness routine

Fitness results come with sweat and hard work, but a few useful tips are always capable of improving the outcome. We are not some know-it-all, yet we have enough experience and knowledge to make your time spent at Fitness 360 productive. Let’s see how you can make the most out of your workout session! 1. Leave everything behind when you’re in the gym You have finally made it to the gym, but only half of the battle is won. Remember, you’re not training fingers today. Read More +

Why you Should Exercise on a Regular Basis

There are many undeniable benefits available to those who join a gym. This is because exercise has a way of making a person feel better and have more energy. Research has even shown that people who workout actually add years to their life. Of course, this is just an example of the many great health benefits this lifestyle affords. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what physical ability you have or if you’re male or female, you can still benefit from exercise in many Read More +

Setting Fitness Goals for 2018

More than 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year. Typically these focus on health and fitness. Whether you want to lose weight or adopt healthier habits, there are some things you’ll want to make sure you do. Setting Fitness Goals for 2018 With so many fitness goals vying for your focus this year, it’s important to stop and think about what’s truly important to you. After all, getting healthy means more than simply going to the gym. Some of the other goals you Read More +

When Science And Fitness Work Well

Once again statistics have shown that working out and choosing a sound fitness routine will benefit mind, body, and spirit. This shouldn’t come to a surprise but to far too many Americans the words fitness and exercise are four letter words no one should utter. The reason being is that Americans don’t like to move around that much nor eat properly. This mindset has had devastating effects on our health and economy. The people of the US spend tens of billions if not 100s of Read More +

Fitness Training And VO2 Max

If you’re unaware of what a VO2 max score is you’re not alone. It’s a term used primarily for devices that track your fitness performance. With some popular devices like FitBit Blaze or Fitbit Charge 2. Definition Of VO2 Max Fitness Trainers These fitness trackers use this score to determine the effectiveness of their devices and the performance of the user. Also, Polar, Jabra, and Garmin use this. Basically, it’s a measure of how much oxygen your body can uptake to its maximum capacity. It Read More +

What You Ingest Can Affect Your Fitness Regimen Badly

Yes, it’s good to eat a well balanced and healthy diet and many fitness people do. However, it’s just not the foods and drinks you ingest that can have an affect, it’s of great concern if you ingest medications, drugs, and even alcohol. In addition, new foods must also have one on guard and we’ll see why. Your Body’s Workings The body is a magnificent engineering marvel. It can process complex chemical processes that even our most advanced machines can’t duplicate. Scientists are still trying Read More +