If you think of jumping ropes, the first thing you might think of is the schoolyard. But the jumping rope, also known as a skipping rope, has long lost this image and for many athletes a jumping rope has become an essential part of their workout routine. And rightly so, because the jumping rope is an ideal warm-up, it is an important part of strength training and you train your whole body with it.
Not having a ball while working out? In the world of fitness balls are an important part of the accessories that help you become stronger, healthier and fitter. Examples are the gym ball, wall ball, slam ball, and medicine ball. All these types of balls have varying purposes. We will list them with an explanation for you, so that you can determine which ball you must have.
You have bought a fitness ball, a set of resistance bands or a pair of dumbbells. Excellent! The accessories are waiting in the bedroom, ready for use. But... what exactly can you do with them? You will soon be pretty much done with lifting equipment and putting it down again, and that you can put a resistance band around your ankles is something you figured out a while ago. So what now? Well, you could do with a little inspiration.
An aerobic step, also known as a 'fitness step', is a versatile accessory that should be a part of any gym or in your home. You can use it for much more than simply a stepping stone for the classic 'stepping' with music. In this blog, we discuss the versatility of a step.
You've probably come across both terms: Bulgarian bags and strength bags. Both are bags, and both are for strength training. But what is the difference between the two bags? And which one is best suited for your training goals?