Practicing the perfect form while working out can save you from a ton of aches and injuries later. And while you might think squatting doesn't take much effort, then you're probably doing it all wrong.
According to John Romaniello, trainer, author and founder of Roman Fitness Systems, part of the problem is starting with your feet too close together, which causes the heels to slightly lift off the ground as you bend.
To avoid this, keep your balance by more solidly grounding your feet in a wider stance. You'll stay steady and strong as you squat deeper, which in turn allows you to lower your body all the way until you could be sitting in an invisible chair.
If your knees seem to drift inward, this can compromise stability resulting in a fall. To avoid this, position the legs so the knees and toes point slightly outward. This will engage the glutes and keep the knees from drifting in.
If you’ve never been to your local gym before, this can be incredibly overwhelming experience. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as we will pinpoint the best equipment, techniques, and exercise classes that will help you achieve the body that you want. Read more
Many of us suffer with acne and breakouts when we are teenagers. But while many of us grow out of it, some women find their breakouts are still occurring well into their 20’s and 30’s. It’s been scientifically proven that up to 50% of women experience varying levels of adult acne at some point in their lives. Read more
As guys, we love exercising and keeping fit. But it’s all become a little too same old, same old. There’s nothing new or exciting to add to your exercise routine. There’s not a lot of style or class on the field of fitness...until now. On this post, you’re going to find the ideas we’ve brainstormed to make fitness fun again. As well as that, we’ll talk about a few awesome ideas to put the style back into sports. Are you ready to begin? Read more