What are reps and sets in the gym?

In my recent blog post about tips for weight lifting beginners, I mentioned reps and sets and said I'd give you an explanation of what they are, so here you go... If you've looked into weight lifting then i...

Swinging ruins your workout!

Swinging can really ruin your workouts, and no, I'm not talking about your sex life...I mean swinging the weights! Obviously for kettlebell workouts, there are times when swinging the weights is part of an e...

8 Gym Rules You Need to Know

If you're new to working out, these gym rules will help get you closer to achieving your fitness goals, while preventing injury. By the way, I'm using the term 'rules' very loosely. 1. Don't compete  Don't t...