Posts Tagged ‘strength training’

7 Reasons to Stay Away from Crossfit

“Crossfit will get your ass in shape. There’s no question about it…  So it must be said, right up front: Crossfit is a very, very good workout thing.  That said, fuck Crossfit.” First of all let me just say that Crossfit is great. It’s great! Crossfit will get your ass in shape. There’s no question…

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Top 10 Injury Causing Machines in Gyms

A typical modern gym houses hundreds of individual pieces of exercise equipment, some of which appear purposefully designed to injure as many trainees as possible. Here are ten of the most dangerous exercise machines. Avoid these, and avoid any so-called personal trainer who recommends them. 1. Smith Machine A smith machine is just a bar built…

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The Science Behind Why Sitting Kills and Walking Heals

Most of us spend a large portion of our days in the seated position.  With our busy modern lives commuting to work and then sitting at a desk all day it can be difficult to avoid.  How bad is it for our health to sit for most of the day? Studies on Sitting and Health…

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