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    Understanding Rotator Cuff Injuries

    Rotator Cuff Injuries

    In your excitement to bulk up, you might forget that your body, as well designed as it is, also needs time to rest. Doing repeated overhead shoulder movements like lifting weights can put you at risk of rotator cuff injuries. The rotator cuff is composed of muscles and tendons which function to provide stability and strength to your shoulder joint. They are located around the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). This rotator cuff makes it easy for you

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    How to Decide Which Forearm Tool Is Right for You

    How to Decide Which Forearm Tool Is Right for You

    Good equipment can mean the difference between having an OK workout versus one that is great. Equipment can help you minimize the risk of injury, enhance performance, and aid recovery time. Across a variety of sports and forms of exercise, having ‘the right tool for the right job’ is always a wise idea. While the benefits of equipment are clear, it can be hard at times to know which workout tool is best for you. Many people want to grab

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    Forget the Path of Least Resistance: Conditioning Your Body and Mind

    A healthy diet goes a long way

    If your only intention when working out is to become strong as an ox and build muscle so you can look like a superhero then you might be wondering if conditioning is really that important. Besides, getting lean and avoiding gaining fat can simply be handled with good nutrition and an exercise routine, right? Your body can benefit greatly from both physical and mental conditioning. If done correctly, you can significantly improve your performance, intensity, and muscle growth. Physical Conditioning

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    How to Choose the Best Knee Brace for Working Out

    Protect your bones from damage

    A fully grown human being has 206 bones in their body. For all the different sizes and purposes of those bones, and all the different sports people pursue, the knees are always under pressure. Usually, in regular daily movement like walking and driving, this pressure is significant but unlikely to cause injury. When you workout, the risk of injury to your knees can increase. That’s why many people like to slide on some knee support when working out. Not all

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    All You Need to Know About Knee Pain Treatment

    All You Need to Know About Knee Pain Treatment

    The common condition of knee pain can happen to the body structures that comprises of the knee joint and the kneecap. The condition is common with rigorous exercise, muscle movements, injury, old age, and other conditions. Here, we will tell you all you need to know about knee pain and detailed method to get yourself treated. Causes of Knee Pain There are plenty of reasons why you might be having a knee pain. Check out the most probable reasons: •  

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    Christmas/New Year competition, personalised training programme and nutrition plan

    Real Muscle Forum Competition

    We are pleased to announce details of our Christmas/New Year competition in conjunction with Tom at Gymtoto. As we approach the New Year we will see the traditional move towards gym membership only for the vast majority of new members to fall by the wayside by the end of February. The main reason many people fall by the wayside is simply because they have no focus, no training programme and no nutrition plan. However, we can help! How to enter

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    Planning for Injury Rehabilitation with a Focus on Strength Training

    Protect your bones from damage

    Coming back from an injury can be a uniquely difficult experience. You probably will at some point in your life go through the process of recovery for some kind of injury. Starting or returning to a regular exercise routine that utilizes strength training can be similar to finding a miracle drug. Your body is incredibly well prepared to deal with the everyday forces of life, but adding strength training to your workouts can help make significant improvements in its durability

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    What is physiotherapy treatment and what are the most common types?

    All You Need to Know About Knee Pain Treatment

    You have often heard people going to physiotherapists for general toning up of their bodies. The term physiotherapy treatment appears cool to you, but you have no idea about what does it mean? The following article is dedicated towards explaining physiotherapy treatment and its types: Physiotherapy Treatment You can think about physiotherapy as “physical therapy”. Physically through different means, your body undergoes principles of mechanics and body movements. Normally, you often hear older people or people who suffered from paralysis going

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    Planning for and Getting Back to Your Fitness Routine Post Holidays

    Its tough getting back to full fitness

    The holidays can be a hard time of the year for maintaining your regular workout schedule. Whether you are traveling or staying local, chances are you are dedicating more time to visiting with family and friends during this holiday season. It might also become significantly more difficult to stick to a certain diet with all the food and drink that will be readily available. If you do end up falling a bit off track as far as your diet and

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    Is it safe to lift weights every day?

    Finding a balance between endurance and over doing it, is vital.

    For many people lifting weights on a regular basis can become quite addictive let alone have a significant impact upon their overall fitness and muscle tone. The chemicals released by the brain during exercise do create a feelgood factor which keeps fitness fanatics coming back time and time again. However, is it safe to lift weights every day? How does lifting weights improve muscle tone? Any physical exercise will burn fuel within the body and obviously lifting weights is one

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