What do I need in order to start classes in Ashtanga Yoga Center? You should familiarize yourself with the schedule in the Halls and to choose proper time and…

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Alcohol and fitness is a sore subject! Why drinking is bad
It is a complex process, to understand that no "pint" is not easy... Joke! Actually, when you drink alcohol, your body (liver) converts to acetaldehyde and then to acetate .…

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How to improve special endurance


Special endurance in such types, as walking, running, on average, long-distance, marathon running, daily running and longer runs is the leading quality that maintains the desired speed of movement throughout the course.

Because the biological mechanisms of appearance of different types of endurance, depending on the duration and intensity of exercise fundamentally or essentially different, and the choice of means and methods must be appropriate. Thus, in the speed-power kinds of endurance

is the ability of nerve cells and muscles to work actively in the conditions of lack of oxygen mainly due to the accumulated internal energy – anaerobic endurance.

With increasing duration of continuous exercise endurance depends on coordinated work of locomotor system, internal organs and from the “performance” of the cardiovascular Continue reading

Elliptical trainer for weight loss


Much has been written about the benefits of running. and too little about the main trainer for this sport – a treadmill. How to do it and is it possible to lose weight by running in the gym? All the answers in our material!

There are athletes who go running in the streets. We certainly have a lot of respect, but such feats are not ready. Therefore, our main “tool” for running in the cold time of the year – a treadmill. Warm, comfortable, and even a TV to watch.

But, like any workout, the treadmill has its own specific features. About them and we asked fitness trainer sports club BodyArt fitness Alexander Osipenko.

Sasha, please tell us, first, what is the difference between Continue reading

Warm up before running. Stretching

Warm up before a run is often overlooked. And this despite our knowledge from the very first gym class that stretching necessarily precede sports.

Excuses may be different.

For example, some people just are lazy and hope that, if during your last workout, everything went smoothly, you can expect that during the next “blow over”.

Others believe that the warm-up takes precious energy, and it is not enough for a full run.

Still others are afraid of losing time.

But all these excuses do not stand any criticism, no consideration through the prism of common sense.

Imagine a driver who has just started the engine and immediately tries to drive the car. It is unlikely that the engine will last a long time, because he needed preliminary warming up. Similar problems may befall our cardiovascular system, if it is not pre-prepare Continue reading