Breathing properly while running – A short guide

Running isn’t just about having a great physical condition and a healthy heart, as there is one more aspect you should be aware of before mastering this type of workout: breathing properly. Ever noticed how, just before you reach the end of a speed interval – for example – your lungs go into overdrive? Most people think pulling in more air would help to maintain the pace, but in fact, it feels very difficult, due to not breathing properly until that moment. And no, it’s Read More +

These Are The Secrets Of Staying Motivated At The Gym

No matter what some people say, sticking to a gym routine is more than just actually wanting to do something in order to look and feel better. It’s not enough to have a desire to start, as you also need to stay motivated during your entire journey. Unfortunately, a lot of people who start on this road don’t have what it takes and they end up quitting after their first workout. Some of them do manage to visit the gym regularly, but they’re not motivated Read More +

Maintain a Healthy Heart with Cardio Training

We all know that cardio training can have some great benefits for our health, like managing weight, enhancing the mood, improving immunity, and reducing the risk of developing chronic diseases. Some trainers claim that it can also help you in your attempt to deal with chronic conditions as well! However, a less known advantage is that it can keep your heart healthy! To be more specific, a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity cardiovascular activity – up to five or more times per week Read More +

What should I include in my post-workout meal?

There have been numerous talks about post-workout meals and how to get the best out of them, but, in the end, it’s not just about eating the right quantities of protein, carbs, and fat. In order to help your body to enhance its ability to rebuild glycogen and protein, it’s essential to choose the right moment to eat. In a nutshell, it’s recommended to consume a combination of protein and carbohydrates as soon as possible after finishing exercising. Sure, the timing does not need to Read More +

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 +