Are you someone who has exercised all your life and now you’re ready for new challenges as you’re entering your senior years? Or maybe you’re goal is to stay mobile and agile so you can keep up with grandkids. Either way, the Sworkit fitness app is the perfect tool to help older adults stay fit. Read more…Read More
6 Ways Wearable Technology Can Benefit Your Workout
Wearable technology includes intelligent electronic devices that are worn on the body to streamline workouts. In recent years, they have taken over the fitness industry. They are a reliable way to improve health and boost performance during workouts. These electronic devices allow you to view results from your activities by tracking your progress through a Read more…Read More
If you have the time and the money to spend hours at the gym, that’s great. But most of us are entrenched in real lives, with hectic schedules, limited budgets, and competing priorities. We need fitness for real people. Here’s where Sworkit comes in… Sworkit is the workout app that meets you where you are: on Read more…Read More
What are SMART Fitness Goals and Why Are They Important?
Setting and maintaining a fitness plan is a sure-fire way to lose weight and stay healthy. Often, we dive in head first, running off the first wind of motivation. However, after a few days or weeks, we lose steam and become discouraged. If this is your story, there is no need to panic! There is Read more…Read More
Why Sworkit is Your Perfect Home Workout App
Why are home workout apps all the rage? Well, our lives have changed. Whether you are working from home or heading back to the office, you may still not feel 100 percent comfortable going back to the gym. Home workouts provide a great alternative to gym memberships, and can also provide significant cost savings. However, Read more…Read More
What Are Intermittent Workouts? Intermittent workouts are based on the frequency and the high impact that happens in short periods of time. A mini version of a standard workout, they do not last much longer than a few minutes at a time. They can be spread out evenly throughout the day or scheduled with a Read more…Read More
Get Your Team Moving with Workplace Wellness Challenges
For decades, employers have been looking for the best ways to boost employee well-being. We know that physical activity plays a large role when it comes to an individual’s overall health. We also know that seated jobs can reduce a person’s fitness. Responsible employers often seek to counter-balance that effect with healthful workplace wellness benefits Read more…Read More
Sports and Endurance Cross-Training With Sworkit
At Sworkit, we’ve created specific workouts meant to support your sport and training goals. From sports conditioning to endurance cross-training workouts that include warm-ups and cool-downs, we’ve got you covered. Why Cross-Train? Cross-training is imperative to any sport or endurance training plan. So, what is it? It’s meant to compliment your main sport, and it Read more…Read More
Getting in a great and effective workout doesn’t mean you need an entire rack of dumbbells. Whether you’re working out from home or only have a small space to exercise, there are plenty of ways to use your own bodyweight to build muscles and burn calories. Here’s the scoop on why more equipment doesn’t always Read more…Read More
Can MyFitnessPal Help You Meet Your Fitness Goals?
If you’re trying to lose or gain weight, it’s important to have an idea of how much you’re eating each day. For those who have never tried to monitor their portions before, this can be a struggle. There are many calorie databases available on the internet, like MyFitnessPal, that can be easily synced with the Read more…Read More
Progressive Overload Steve Hill, CSCS You are a lean-mean-fat-burning-muscle-building machine. You’ve been killing it using the Sworkit app for a while; you made incredible gains in fat loss, muscle building, and overall strength and conditioning. You’ve reached a point where the workouts are easy—maybe a little too easy? You’ve also noticed that your strength and Read more…Read More
Should You Train Sick?
As Summer comes and goes, the days get shorter and colder leading to cold/flu season. No good for you if you’re trying to stay on top of your fitness regime. You don’t have time to get sick. Ain’t nobody got time for that! One morning you wake up and find you’re not feeling so well Read more…Read More
How to Lose Belly Fat
Unfortunately, you cannot target one specific area of fat. Doing abdominal workouts all day every day may result in some great core strength, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it isn’t going to help you lose belly fat any faster than doing non-abdominal focused exercises. However, you can use specific types of exercises to Read more…Read More
How Frequently Should You Train Each Muscle?
Contrary to the popular saying of “building your muscles” by working out, you actually tear down your muscles when you perform exercises. Each time we lift heavy weights (bodyweight included) or perform intense exercise, we break down the muscle fibers in order to be repaired bigger and stronger. Our bodies are capable of repairing quickly Read more…Read More
How To Build Your Glutes
Building your glutes takes time and dedication, like any muscle. Your glutes are made of three muscles: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The one that most people are thinking of when referring to improving their “glutes” cosmetically to get a plump round bottom is the gluteus maximus (aka glute max). This muscle is Read more…Read More
Sworkit Exercise Spotlight: Inch Worms
As you exercise, you always want to make sure there’s some benefit to it. Whether it be toning up your body and building strength, losing weight, or simply having fun – you want to feel and see the difference with each exercise. At Sworkit we aim to highlight specific workouts that are enjoyable while helping Read more…Read More
Sports Training Workouts You Can Try At Home
Interested in getting into sports, but not sure where to begin? Never fear, Sworkit is here! We’ve got the perfect sports training workouts to help you get in shape so that you can stand out from the crowd during tryouts. Whether you’re interested in hitting the ice in the hockey rink or saddling up your Read more…Read More
Injuries happen. I’m here to help you open up your eyes to the possibility of modification, rather than elimination so that you can keep your routine going.Read More
Getting in shape and creating a workout routine doesn’t have to be stressful. When you learn the basics behind things like rep-based workouts it can be more than rewarding. Getting in a quick workout is a great way to stay fit and relieve stress from daily activities. Sworkit knows and understands the importance of staying Read more…Read More