Gymnastics and Callisthenics as words have their origin in ancient Greece and both have common descriptions referring to body weight exercise and physique. As a sport, gymnastics is the well established multi-event Olympic Discipline which uses a wide range of specialized equipment, Continue reading “GYMNASTICS STRENGTH TRAINING VS CALISTHENICS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE ?”
What does it take to become flexible like a gymnast ? The short answer is hard and smart work. Flexibility training is absolutely vital in your life. It improves mobility, prevents injuries, maximizes the strength of all joint movements, improves posture by balancing the tension, reduces stress in the exercising muscles. Generally, it improves the performance of everyday activities. Continue reading “STRETCHING – WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME FLEXIBLE LIKE A GYMNAST ?”
What Is Movement ?
Mobility, flexibility, strength, coordination. You’ll need all of these qualities in order to set your body in motion. Right from the very young age, we are gifted with the unique ability to move in a very complex way. Continue reading “MOVE FIRST – THE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILITY FOR FUNCTIONAL BODY”
One of the most notorious “mirror muscles” that every guy wants. Probably, also one of the biggest reasons that influenced your decision of hanging a “Rambo” poster above your bed…NICE BIG BICEPS. But it’s not just guys. Nicely toned and defined arms are also high on ladies priorities list. Continue reading “5 BEST BODYWEIGHT EXERCISES FOR BICEPS”
HORIZONTAL BEFORE VERTICAL
Horizontal ring rows is a very basic fundamental pre-requisite bent-arm strength progression to more advanced pulling movements. While vertical pulling movements like muscle-ups or rope climbs are awesome and cool to train, they will require a proper scapula stabilization and other muscles to be conditioned in order to safely incorporate them into your routine. Continue reading “HORIZONTAL BEFORE VERTICAL / BENEFITS OF HORIZONTAL RING ROWS”