We are living in a time where non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes are on the rise. In fact they are running out of control and we are at risk of lowering the average lifespan. One of the main contributing factors is that we have become less active. We are busy, we sit at our desks all day, we often sacrifice our exercise fix for work, kids, chores, the pub etc. It’s no surprise then that we are so inspired by the elderly Continue reading →
It seems that professional cyclists are waking up to the benefits of core stability and strength for maximising cycling performance. In this video by the Global Cycling Network we see how the Tinkoff-Saxo team are integrating core strength sessions into their training programme. So, do you want to add a cycling specific core strength session into your cycle training? You are in luck as that is what the team at BeFitApps have developed and it forms a key part of the cycling component of the Continue reading →
Unlike in our previous posts on exercises for commuting and brushing your teeth, we recommend that you should do these three exercises in the more conventional surroundings of your living room or even at the gym! Keep at it and you will really develop new strength and endurance that will translate directly into power through those beautiful carving turns. When I see those flowing arcs on the piste this winter I’ll know you have been doing your homework!
So now there really are no excuses. Use that time in the bathroom to develop your ski fitness while also giving yourself a sparkling set of gnashers!
Traveling to and from work can unfortunately take up a considerable part of our daily lives. However this time does not have to be wasted and with these four simple exercises, this time can be used to develop fitness and balance for your ski holiday. Don’t worry, these exercises are quite subtle so you won’t make a fool of yourself… unless you really want to! Waiting at the train station or bus stop On the train or bus With these simple 4 exercises you now have an opportunity to connect with your Continue reading →