Category Archive: Pre/Post Workout

Apr 08

What are the benefits of stretching?

what are the benefits of stretching

What are the benefits of stretching? Stretching can often be overlooked when it comes to fitness and bodybuilding. However it shouldn’t be overlooked because it has many benefits. Stretching is one of the 5 components of physical fitness and having good flexibility will have a positive effect on the other forms of exercise that you …

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Mar 24

Benefits of Cooling Down Exercises

benefits of cooling down

Cooling the body down after a workout with exercises allows the body to return to its normal state in a controlled fashion, this includes slowly lowering your heart and breathing rates. During a strenuous workout your body produces waste from your muscles, tendons and ligaments. Performing cooling down exercises will help to release the built up …

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Mar 24

Warming Up Benefits & Exercises?

benefits of warming up

Should you be warming up before your workouts and what are the benefits of a warm up plus some example exercises. Aerobic warm up An aerobic warm up is simply to slowly increase your heart rate, breathing rate and blood circulation to prepare the body for intense aerobic exercising. Benefits of aerobic warm up Slowly warming …

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