Posted by Neptune Barbell on 6/14/2015
When most non-golfers think about the game of golf, they really don't envision finely tuned, chiseled athletes. They probably think about the weekend duffer, likely a little thick around the middle, looking forward to that tall frosty mug of beer at the 19th hole. Check that...non-golfers have no clue what the 19th hole is. What they don't realize is that golf really is a sport, and when a golfer improves his - or her - physical fitness, it usually results in an improvement in their golf game.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 5/27/2015
Ask any professional athlete or amateur weekend warrior, and they'll
tell you that the two most important aspects of sports equipment are
"Can it improve my performance?" and "Can it help me recover more
quickly from that performance?" It's the Holy Grail of fitness, and
scientists, engineers and a host of other professions that wear pocket
protectors spend millions of dollars and man hours to try coming up with
something - anything - that shows measurable performance improvements
in both areas. Thankfully for everyone who lifts, runs, throws or moves
in a competitive manner, these pocket protector-wearing wizards
occasionally come up with something that actually works, like the
dual-benefits gained with the compression apparel technology.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 3/31/2015
With the goal of enhancing cardiovascular endurance, speed, power, stamina and other areas, CrossFit is a competitive endurance sport which is gaining popularity in the United States, and it is practiced by fitness advocates in around 9,000 affiliated sports gyms and now is becoming increasingly popular at home.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 10/11/2014
Weight lifting is a time proven method for not just getting into shape but for bulking up at the same time. There are numerous different exercises you can do in the gym.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 10/1/2014
Working out at home might be just the thing you need in order to become fit, or stay in good shape if you already are.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 9/9/2014
With all of the focus on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Crossfit, and testosterone-fueled events such as Tough Mudders and Spartan races it seems that building an endurance base the old-fashioned Long Slow Distance way may be relegated to history.
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 8/22/2014
CrossFit has been going mainstream of late, though it has been around for about 20 years. Many who have tried it out were converted into CrossFit apostles, and have been vital in marketing the workout concept across North America. Have you noticed that CrossFit has grown into a mainstream entity with nary a commercial?
Posted by Neptune Barbell on 7/16/2014
Kettle bells are some of the staples of the cross fit community. They are especially durable and can take whatever you are throwing at it. Since these bells are built as a single piece of metal they can be used in a variety of workout methods without fear of the weight coming apart and landing on your head. These bells help people achieve the body they want and gives them the added security of having a steady weight to use. Many people wonder why they should spend the money on such an item with so many different weight platforms can be purchased at their local sports store?