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Skipping Power Workout to do at home - StepsApp Pedometer App

Skipping: Power Workout to do at home

Skipping is the best power workout to do at home! Skipping is the perfect workout for your overall fitness. It can be part of a warm-up or the main exercise of your training. There are many benefits of skipping and it is one of the cheapest exercises. All you need is a rope. Do it anywhere you want! The benefits of skipping Betters your endurance and cardiovascular fitness Good for coordination You get more bone strength Betters your balance It is a full body workout Strengthen your legs Exercises for skipping The basic workout is simply to jump as often as you can or for example for one minute at the beginning. If you are already advanced you can try some more complex workout. For better coordination you can do a Ski-jump, Cross-over or a Double-jump. To get more strength you can do a High-Jump or a One-Feet-Jump. As a beginner you can start with 30 second and this three times. Advanced jumpers can do 3-5 minutes or more and mix up the exercises.  The …

10 tips for a better endurance

10 tips for a better endurance

We have the best 10 tips for you to better your endurance! You want to improve your stamina and lift your strength training to another level? With more endurance your body will transform and you fat will be reduced and you look more athletic. Perform better and feel better We have 10 tips to improve your stamina. With this easy tips you will perform better and feel better. Your general endurance will get to another level and your training will be easier and more powerful. Train more complex and add endurance to improve your cardiovascular system and muscular endurance. The whole body will work more economically. 10 Tips for a better endurance TRAIN LONG Endurance training means to train long and in a moderate level. Start with 30min and increase to two hours. TRAIN REGULARLY You have to train regularly by minimum twice a week. TRAIN VARIED You can better your endurance by different sports like golf, hiking, swimming, running, biking, walking or the cross trainer. It´s just important to move enough.  RECOVER WELL Make enough brakes …

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Endurance despite muscle mass – is it possible?

Many athletes believe that you can’t have endurance with a lot of muscle. Is that true?  Is it possible to improve stamina despite muscle mass? Endurance vs Strength Comparing endurance athletes with strength athletes, the difference is most obvious at first glance. Endurance athletes are thinner and strength athletes simply have more muscle mass. Why?  Strength athletes have more of the so-called white muscle fibers. These are thicker, can generate more power, and are driven faster. The energy supply happens anaerobically, without oxygen, and due to the fast lactate increase the white muscle fibers tire very quickly. Runners and endurance athletes have much more red muscle fibers, in contrast to strength athletes . They are much thinner than the white fibers and are also driven slower. The energy supply is aerobic, with oxygen, and they work much more energy efficiently. Is it possible to improve stamina despite muscle mass? Yes, that is possible. With more muscle mass, you do also have to carry more weight during endurance training, which takes more energy, but the muscle …