17 Benefits Of Wall Sits Exercises

benefits of wall sits exercises

As a fitness conscious individual, you always look to perform exercises that benefit your body in a number of ways. You look to build your muscles, increase your body strength, cut some weight, tone your body muscles and keep fit among other things.

One of the rare sights in a gym is someone leaning on a wall with their feet firmly on the floor and knees held at 900 to the floor. These are called wall sits (squats). Whenever someone spots me doing the squats, they normally think I am wasting my precious gym time.

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Why Do My Ears Hurt When I Run?

why do my ears hurt when i run

If you have been struggling with ear pain during or after your runs, there are several things which may be behind your difficulty.

Stomach Issues Can Affect Your Ears

Our bodies operate on a delicate balance of homeostasis. When that balance is disrupted, the effects can be far-reaching, such as your stomach affecting your ears. One highly impactful stomach problem which can affect your ears is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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What Muscles Do Dips Work?

what muscles do dips work

Have you tried out doing dips in the gym? Have you found it extremely difficult to do? Well, if you have tried performing dips, you must have realized how difficult it is. It is for this reason that most of us don’t consider adding it to our exercise programs.

Unknown to some is the fact that a dips workout is great for attaining upper body strength. It works to tone your upper body and upping your muscle bulk.

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How Much Does A Barbell Weigh?

how much does a barbell weigh

For fitness freaks and enthusiasts, you should always try to figure out how much any gym equipment weighs before you can start using it. In as much as it’s a daunting one, it is always imperative that you know what weight you are about to lift beforehand.

One such strength training equipment that raises questions over its weight is the barbell. It’s an item that reigns supreme when it comes to strength training.

If you take a quick peek around the gym, you will notice different types of barbells and other oddly shaped weight bars.

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What Muscle Groups To Workout Together?

Muscle Groups

What does a strong body mean to you? Bodybuilding means strengthening the smaller layers of muscle around and beneath the larger muscles in the body. The goal is to have as strong a body as possible.

Bodybuilding is the development of the body using diet and exercise for a healthy lifestyle. Bodybuilders combine cardio workouts with targeting specific muscle groups. This burns fat as well as building muscle for an optimally defined body.

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Top 5 Methods How To Pop Your Hip

How To Pop Your HipI think most of us have heard a popping, clicking or clunking sounds from our hips as we go about our movements. And most of the time, it is not usually even painful apart from the routine concerning checks at our hips then we move on.

You may have moved on, but I know a thought must have crossed your mind about why your hip had produced that sound.

There are basically two reasons that explain this phenomenon. Either it is a serious hip joint problem, or it is just a case of muscles and tendons snapping over hip joint bones.

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Hammer Curls vs Bicep Curls – Which One Is Better?

Hammer Curls vs Bicep Curls

Back when I was a gym and exercise novice, one of my goals was to get toned, bulging biceps. So I started cranking out set after set of curls, lifting dumbbells and barbells without much planning.

It’s only after a lot of research that I came to realize my haphazard approach wouldn’t work to build up my goal arms.

Like most people who don’t take time to learn these things, I failed to realize that not all bicep exercises were created equal. Exercise selection is important as different workouts subject your biceps to varying levels of intensity, thus affecting their effectiveness.

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How Is Perspiration Related To Recovery After Exercise?

How is Perspiration Related to Recovery After Exercise?

If you live an active lifestyle or you do some bit of exercise from time to time, recovery is an essential aspect to consider. The relationship between perspiration and recovery after exercise is sort of difficult to define.

However, it could be the difference between an exercise routine that is effective and that which isn’t. Perspiration can be defined as the process of sweating or the actual sweat itself.

You may then ask, how is perspiration related to recovery after exercise? Well, in this article we will demystify this issue with facts.

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