Activ5 Blog

March 20, 2019

Best Exergames: Why Videogames Make Fitness More Effective

Exergames, also known as fitness games, make working out more fun. But, do they really make fitness more effective? Because what might seem like a gimmick, are now being recommended by health gurus and fitness experts as a great way to motivate people to stick to their training.
March 13, 2019

Do Isometric Exercises Work? The Benefits of Isometric Exercise

Isometric workouts are making a comeback, and while we’re seeing an uptick of fitness personalities and experts that swear by the benefits of these exercises as an adjunct to traditional workouts, it’s important to ask the question: do isometric exercises really work?
March 8, 2019

Activ5 Exercises to Do While Playing Video Games

Just like other athletes, gamers need to build endurance and take care of their health. But how can busy gamers keep themselves in good shape without throwing off their game? And how do they find the perfect exercises that can be done while gaming?
March 6, 2019

Why Isometric Strength Training Is the Next Big Thing

While isometric training has been around for hundreds of years, we’re now able to quantify the benefits of isometrics and its usefulness in strength-building. Sports science is proving what physical therapists and weight lifters have always known: isometric training is necessary for anyone seeking to max their gains.
February 22, 2019

The Best Exercises for Knee Pain: Isometrics as Knee Pain Relief

It might not seem intuitive, but there are exercises that can help reduce knee pain. While resting is an essential part of recovering from knee pain, restoring strength is a vital part of helping with pain relief.
February 21, 2019

15 Minute Isometrics: The Anywhere Bicep Workout

Looking for the best biceps workout you can do at home? Take it from the most famous bodybuilders and athletes around: no bicep workout is complete without isometrics.
October 16, 2018
Swimming Workouts

Tips to Improve Swimming Conditioning

Swimming workouts are perhaps the most effective, safe, full-body workouts you can do. It’s great for your heart, increases your flexibility, builds long, lean muscles and strengthens your core. What swimming workouts can you do outside of the pool?
October 9, 2018
Tennis Exercises

Developing a Tennis Workout Plan: Top Tennis Exercises

You can enjoy playing tennis from the time you can walk to the time you can’t. A lifelong tennis career is all about learning the proper technique, conditioning, and avoiding injuries. Developing a workout plan for tennis exercises is crucial to all of the above. Here's how to get started.
October 2, 2018
How to Get Better at Golf

How to Get Better at Golf in 30 Days at Home

Another thing is as certain as death and taxes – golf is hard. It’s a love / hate relationship for most of us. You can have the worst round of your life, but that one shot you stuck pin-high on the 15th is the one you’ll talk about… the one that keeps you coming back. Here are some of the best golf tips that will shave strokes off your golf score.
September 26, 2018
Best Ways to Improve Your Soccer Skills

Best Ways to Improve Your Soccer Skills

If you play soccer at any level, you need to master three primary skills – dribbling, trapping, and striking. Of course, juggling the ball can draw […]