After finishing my Saturday morning Yoga class feeling completely energised, refreshed, and alive, it prompted to me to do a brief write up on exactly why Yoga is so freakin’ good for our health. I had neglected my weekly Yoga routine for a little while there and it wasn’t until I started getting back into it that I realised just how much my body had missed it. Here are a few reasons why that is. Flexibility Stretching is a large part of Yoga, which is why it is so good for flexibility. … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Yoga : Why Is It So Good For Us?
As a runner, it is important that you understand what shin splints are and how they can be treated and prevented, because these types of injuries are a common among runners. This article is designed to give you a good overview about the topic of shin splints, so that you can take the steps that are necessary to prevent them. What are Shin Splints? When the calf muscles become tired or inflexible, they can begin to cause stress on the tendons near the tibia. Eventually, this stress can cause … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide About Shin Splints
Fast punches not only land first, but they hit the hardest. Boxers train to improve their punching speed and agility for that reason. There are a variety of boxing speed drills available for boxers who are in training. Below are some of the most effective types. Sparring Sparring is one of the great boxing speed drills that test your skills, while helping you learn those weaknesses. It is a mock combat exercise that requires another trained boxer. This speed drill helps fighters enhance … [Read more...] about 7 Effective Boxing Speed Drills
A boxing style is the instinctive strategy and particular reactive patterns of a boxer. No two boxers have the exact same style. Many boxers have similar styles, but different personal preferences and variations within their style. Some boxers have styles that are best defined as hybrids of two or more common styles. Examining an opponents style is critical to winning fights, because your must learn their tendencies so that you can react and attack them appropriately. 3 Basic Boxing … [Read more...] about The Science of Boxing Styles
Let’s look at how your joints work so that you can have a greater understanding of your own physical condition. Firstly, a joint is a connection between the bones and they help you to be able to move. When you injure a joint, it can greatly limit your flexibility or freedom of movement and in turn, there can be a great deal of discomfort whilst the joint tries to heal. Joints enable flexibility within the skeleton and so healthy joints are essential. Joints, in addition with muscles, tendons, … [Read more...] about Knee Pain From Running (Understanding Your Joints)