Guest Post: The History and the Future of the HIIT Workout Regime

The history of HIIT dates back much further than its modern-day popularity. In fact, the roots of interval training can be traced back to ancient civilizations. The early Greeks, particularly the Olympians, utilized interval-style workouts to improve their athletic performance. Runners would alternate between sprinting and walking or jogging, while ancient martial arts training involved... Continue Reading →

Steve Reeves’ Competition Diet

For many Steve Reeves was the epitome of bodybuilding. Alongside John Grimek, he helped to define a mid-century Iron Game obsessed with beauty, strength and uncompromising health. Though undoubtedly blessed with fantastic genetics, Reeves was known for his work ethic and attention to detail when it came to his diet. Coming from the Steve Reeves... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: History of Boxercise

Boxercise is a fitness class based on the training principles employed by boxers to stay in shape. A typical class might entail shadow boxing, skipping and hitting pads. It also includes kicking punch bags, press-ups, shuttle runs, and sit-ups. Ancient Greek Boxing Ancient Greek boxing, or pygmachia, "fist combat," has been practiced in various social... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: A History of Dieting

The history of dieting is quite convoluted and challenging for a lot of people. But it does go to show that people have started to try and stay in shape for quite some time. And there’s a reason for that. The reality is that working out is only one thing that people from the old... Continue Reading →

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