October 10, 2016 12:28 am

Unfortunately, when we perform strenuous physical activities using our hands, our palm get sweaty. This is a universal phenomenon across all ages and genders. Rock climbing, bouldering, weightlifting, gymnastics, CrossFit and a countless number of other sports all put a tax on our hands and make them sweat. The best and simplest solution to staying on the wall or holding on to the Olympic lifting bar is chalk. Yes, chalk the same stuff that you drew with as a kid. When we talk about chalk we do mean magnesium carbonate (MgCO3). Over the years, chalk was found to be the... View Article

August 8, 2016 12:57 am

Picking the right gym bag is a very personal experience. Functionality absolutely has to be there but so is the aesthetics. When it comes to Crossfit, it is actually a sport which does not require you to carry a lot with you, all you need to bring to the box is your water bottle and a jump rope. This is all well and good but the reality is that you probably want to carry a change of clothes, training shoes as well as lifting shoes as well. You must have a bag. Functionally speaking the gym bag must satisfy the... View Article

July 27, 2016 4:54 am

Everybody at one point or another gets sore muscles. The severity of discomfort varies from short-term muscle soreness to longer term discomfort. The most effective way to prevent all muscle soreness is to stretch and roll out your muscles after the workout. What is muscle soreness and why do you feel sore after an intense workout? The simple answer is “muscle fatigue”. During an intense workout, your muscles get fatigued and a little torn, but in a good way. Pushing your muscles outside of the comfort zone is the only way to get stronger and build muscle. Rolling out all... View Article