K-11 Choose Wisely: TYPE Matters

The TYPE of exercise you do is the last part of the FITT principle and is significant to deriving maximum benefits out of exercise. In strength training, mechanical resistance is best placed on the muscles through free weights like dumbbells and barbells.  Resistance always works vertically, in the direction of gravity. So, free weights ensure that tension on the […]

Fitness Funda Of The Week By K11 – Rest! Prevent Overtraining!

With progressive overload in training comes physiological adaptations in the body: Cardio training results in increased blood flow (cardiac output); weight training produces an increase in strength and in the size of the muscle (hypertrophy). Flexibility training creates suppleness in the muscle fiber allowing it to stretch further than its normal length. To optimally achieve […]