5 mins

Do You Breathe Properly During Workout?

Everyone knows how to breathe. But not everyone seems to know how to breathe when working out. How is breathing during exercise different than regular breathing? Why is the proper breathing so important? Why is it inseparably connected to the training results? And finally, how to exactly breathe properly during strength training and cardio? Regular ...

5 mins

What Does Workout Have to Do with the Wild Animals? Vol.1

Human beings move in a quite unique way in comparison to wild animals. That is why imitating the natural moves of animals may be great bodyweight workout. In fact, there are many exercises inspired the animalistic moves (sometimes even whole workout programmes, for instance the Animal Flow). Below you can find several ideas on how ...

3 mins

What You Want to Know about Bokwa

If you like combining sports with dancing, Bokwa may be something for you. What is Bokwa? How was it created? Why is it special? Is it for everyone? Here are some basic questions and answers about the next international fitness craze. What is Bokwa? According to the creator of Bokwa, Paul Mavi, Bokwa is a ...

6 mins

10 Most Effective Exercises You Can Do with a Chair

You actually don’t need any gym equipment to effectively work out the whole body. All you need is a chair (or two). See how to use the simple piece of furniture and your own body weight to tone your muscles from top to toes. Here are ten exercises you can do with a chair wherever ...

4 mins

What You Want to Know about Animal Flow Workout

What is the Animal Flow program and how has it been created? What does it actually have to do with animals? What makes it unique and worth trying? What are its main goals and is it for everyone? Those and other questions will be answered below. If you’re a little bit bored with your everyday ...

4 mins

How do we know how many calories food contains?

Some would probably say: “what kind of a question is that?! You just find a calorie calculator in the Internet, fill in some basic data and there’s the answer”. So maybe the question should be rephrased as: How do THEY know how many calories there is in food? And by “them” I mean nutritionists and ...

7 mins

7 Reasons Why You Should Try Handstands (And How to Do It Right)

The exercise that everyone knows and hardly anyone does. Why is that? Probably not everyone realizes that handstand is not only a gymnastic, or acrobatic, maneuver but it’s also a highly beneficial whole-body exercise. Why is it worth trying? How to prepare for it properly to overcome fear and avoid injuries? Here are 7 reasons ...

4 mins

How does actually workout make you happy?

That workout positively affects our health is common knowledge. But what exactly happens in our body when, and after, exercising that makes us healthy and happy? Why is regular workout beneficial not only for our bodies, but also our minds? Here are some complex processes explained in simple words to see what is actually going on ...

9 mins

Interview with personal trainer – Dawid Pyra (Part 2)

The personal trainer cooperating with 52Challenges.com – Dawid Pyra answers questions considering nutrition and regeneration: How important is proper nutrition in comparison to workout when we want to lose or gain weight? What’s the first step to changing our eating habits? What can we do to regenerate best after workout? And many others. Read the ...

5 mins

CrossFit – what actually makes it so special?

Some would say it’s the professional, and costly, marketing that makes CrossFit a world-wide phenomenon. Well, it is hard to deny a crucial role of sponsors in popularizing sports disciplines of all kinds. Nonetheless, CrossFit had been spreading quite successfully via Internet even before it found its major sponsors. Thus, there has to be something ...

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