Globe Health Club Blog

Sit-ups raise concerns for spines

Sit-ups raise concerns for spines Sit-ups increasingly are black-listed in gyms and are no longer seen as the standard of fitness in the armed forces of some countries. Australian Monday 26/11/18 By Peta Bee 11:00PM November 25, 2018 Sit-ups once were considered an unrivaled standard of fitness; the number of abdominal crunches you could ...

‘Fat’ marathon runner defies doctor to chase bigger challenges

‘Fat’ marathon runner defies doctor to chase bigger challenges Julie Creffield runs in Central Park before taking on the New York marathon. Picture: AFP AFP 12:00AM November 5, 2018 Six years ago a doctor told Londoner Julie Creffield she was too fat to run a marathon. She had none of it, and proved him wrong. The 40-year-old mother o...

Weight training will give you strength in battle of waistline

Just 13 minutes of regularly lifting weights has marked results. If you avoid the weights when you visit a gym, you could be making a big mistake. Scientists believe they are among the best tools for reducing your waistline and improving your long-term health — and express sessions of 13 minutes could be enough to make a difference, s...

The Ab Exercise Women Shouldn’t Do

If you’re trying to starve yourself into a better body, you’ve got it all wrong. The path to a lean physique runs right through the kitchen. We women spend a lot of time designing workouts that properly target muscle groups like quads, glutes, and shoulders. We pay careful attention to exercise selection, periodization, freque...

Beach Body or Bodybuilder? How Men Should Train and Eat for Each

Not all training is the same. Bodybuilders train with heavy weights to create a large, balanced physique. If you’re after a beach body, you’re looking for a leaner look, so you need to eat and lift a little less. But there’s more to it than that. We all have a vision in our heads of what we would ultimately like to look ...

4 Reasons And 3 Ways To Spice Up Your Meals

Want to shed fat, live longer, and make your meals more exciting and satisfying? Here’s why, when mealtime rolls around, it’s time to turn up the heat. All things being equal, most of us will readily admit that it’s fun occasionally to take up a table dare and polish off a plate of five-alarm chicken wings. But sweat-ind...

Eating for Aesthetics: 10 Essential Rules to Get Muscle Beach Ready

Mass monster? Nah…you’d rather be proportional and ripped, right? Here are the top 10 nutritional strategies you need to ensure you’re on track to a lean, muscular physique. Anyone can eat enough to get big. But if you want to add the kind of size that looks right when you’re strolling down the boardwalk by the Mus...

Doing Lots Of Glute Work? Don’t Neglect Your Adductors!

  Glutes are all the rage, but don’t build up one side of the hip while totally forgetting about the other! Here’s all the adductor training you need to build a strong, capable lower body.   With glutes having become “the new biceps,” it’s common for personal trainers, strength coaches, athletes, an...

THE IMPORTANCE OF B COMPLEX VITAMINS

  There are eight B vitamins which together are referred to as vitamin B complex, and they are essential to keeping our bodies healthy and allowing them to operate smoothly. The functions of these vitamins— B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12— include helping to convert the food we eat into fuel, form red blood cells, produce ho...

IS IT POSSIBLE TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT DIETING?

Luckily for you, the short answer is yes. It seems like there’s a new trendy diet hitting every month. This one wants you to stop eating carbs. This one wants you to do a six-day cleanse with juice that tastes like it’s been left on your car’s dashboard for week in the middle of summer. And this one wants you to stuff your face with...