KETTLEBELL WORKOUT

The kettlebell is a cast-iron or cast steel weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform all types of exercises, including but not limited to ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. They are also the primary equipment used in the weight lifting sport of kettlebell lifting.   The Russian girya (ги́ря, a loanword from Persian غران girān “heavy”) was a type of metal weight, primarily used to weigh crops, in the 18th century. The use of such weights by circus strongmen is recorded for the 19th century. They began to be used for recreational and competition strength athletics in Russia and Europe in the late 19th century. The birth…

WHY HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING IS ALL THE RAGE IN FITNESS.

Do you have 7 minutes? You could spend them getting into shape. It may sound like hype, but working your body fast and hard for just a few minutes- interspersed with short periods of rest is an effective means of toning your muscles and improving your heart health. This type of exercise goes by a handful of names, including high intensity interval training, HIIT, and Tabatha, but the basic gist is the same. The science backed program essentially boils down the strength and heart benefits of a sweaty bike ride…

7 Benefits Of A Solid Daily Routine

The word “routine” has always sent a shudder down my spine. It makes me think of a strict day with no room for fun, free time, or spontaneity. And yet, as I get older, I’m starting to realize there are so many benefits of a solid daily routine. In fact, life can even be easy breezy (and fun, and carefree) once you get yourself on a good schedule. That might be hard to wrap your head around, especially if you revolt against too much organization like I do. (I want to be…

Physical therapy- its Importance In Todays Lifestyle

Physical therapy or physiotherapy (often abbreviated to PT) is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that, by using mechanical force and movements, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention. It is performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries). In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation, and administration. Physical therapy services may be provided alongside, or in conjunction with, other medical services.   Overview Physical therapy (or Physiotherapy) attempts to address the illnesses, or injuries that limit a person’s abilities…

Total Knee Replacement And Diabetes

  Age related degeneration of the knee joint is a common entity and this is technically known as osteoarthritis. The degeneration (wear and tear) of the soft articular cartilage (the smooth tissue which is present at the end of the bones where the bones glide over each other) begins in the early years, however, the body’s repair process is more than the degeneration, as the age advances the repair process naturally reduces and the wear and tear remains the same. The degeneration of the knee joint can increase if there…