Tagged: weight lifting

More Weight Doesn’t Equal More Benefit

Adding more weight or using a heavier dumbbell when lifting doesn’t necessarily equate to a more beneficial outcome. There are a few things to consider when trying to progress to a heavier amount of weight.

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10 Indoor Workouts to Do During Winter

While some people look forward to winter, many others aren’t a fan of the cold weather. The snow and biting temperatures are enough to leave you unmotivated to do just about anything. However, if you get moving and active at the gym, you can warm your body right up and fight that cabin fever! Avoid […]

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8 Ways You Can Be Fearless

October is a month commonly associated with Halloween, where everything revolves around horror and fear. Here at Elite Sports Clubs, we’re taking the opposite approach. Use this month to overcome your fears. Here are 8 ways you can be fearless in your social life, fitness routine, or playing tennis.

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10 Simple Hacks to Get the Most from Your Workout

Feel like you’re not getting as much out of your workouts as you’d like? A lot comes down to your form. Try these 10 simple workout hacks to start seeing the results you desire.

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Why Runners Should Not Run Away From Lifting

There are a number of misconceptions surrounding runners and weight training. Many runners feel they shouldn’t lift weights because it will hinder their performance. However, the opposite it true. Let’s look at some of these running misconceptions and how weight lifting actually benefits runners.

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Body Science: Myths About Lactic Acid

What’s going on within your body when you are 47 reps deep into curls and have had zero rest time? Is it lactic acid? Ruptured biceps? Soul combustion? Or something else? Let’s take a look at the body science behind the burning sensation in your muscles.

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Your Superhero Workout

From resistance training and weight-lifting to sprinting and swimming, there are plenty of exercises you can do, inspired by your favorite superheroes! Here are a few ideas that, when put together, equal a great superhero workout.

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Safety First: Abdominal Bracing and Breathing

Safety is the #1 priority when it comes to weight training. Having poor lifting form can result in back pain or severe injuries to your spine. Using abdominal bracing and breathing techniques will give you proper posture and stabilize your back while lifting.

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What’s Causing Your Lower Back Pain?

Experiencing lower back pain but not sure what’s causing it? Actually, there are a number of culprits to look for or it can be a combination of things. Read on to learn about some of the potential causes for lower back pain.

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How to Effectively Train Your Triceps

When most people think of arm strength, they think of biceps. However, targeting your triceps muscles is equally important. Understanding the anatomy of these muscles will help you train your triceps effectively. Learn how to target each head of the Triceps Brachii so you can hit your next arm day with the tools to build upper […]

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