Fitness


Serge Nubret Fulfills His Destiny in Pumping Iron

When the movie Pumping Iron begins, the stage full of extraordinarily well developed men looks the same in many ways. The sculpted figures, the amazing bulges and the stylistic way they strike a pose gives the impression that there is nothing there behind those muscles.  Nothing could be further from the truth. The tremendous discipline that it took for those bodybuilders to reach the top bodybuilding competition that was the setting for […]

Serge Nubret Fulfills His Destiny in Pumping Iron

Building Muscle Fast - Lose Weight and Build Muscles

15 Tips to Build Muscles for Men

Regardless of the reason behind your muscle building efforts, here are 10 surefire ways on how to build muscles for men. If you have just started, you will greatly benefit from these 15tips no matter how simple they seem to be. Pile up on protein. The process called synthesis enables your muscles to grow larger as more and more protein is stored. But protein is also used for other body […]


The History of Skateboarding

Skateboarding goes back a lot farther than people might think. The roots of the sport can be traced back to roughly some point in the late 1940′s to the early 1950′s. It started as a past time for surfers when there were no good waves to ride. The early boards were home made creations made from boards or parts of wooden crates with the wheels off of roller skated placed […]

The History of Skateboarding

Weight Training Exercises - Exercise Workouts - Aerobic Exercise

Weight Training Exercises – Exercise Workouts – Aerobic Exercise

Weight training exercises or fitness weight training is one of the key foundation pillars of a successful exercise program. Most people assume that weight loss comes from aerobic exercise. This is partially true but building muscle eliminates fat and consumes calories at a faster rate. It is therefore imperative to find out more about weight training exercise and get started implementing your weight training exercise program. Different exercises stimulate different muscle […]


What Is Essential Skiing Equipment ?

Do you like extreme sports? Are you the adventurous type who enjoys taking risks? Or maybe you simply find going to new places a great deal of fun. Whichever you prefer, skiing is one of the best pursuits you could embark on. In case you are a first-timer at skiing, however, you will need the proper gear. Here is a list of items you will want to bring along when […]

Essential Skiing Equipment

Must Have Cycling Accessories

Must Have Cycling Accessories

The seasons are changing, and the beautiful weather offers the perfect excuse to go for a bike ride. Whether you’re taking a few turns around the park, or you’re suiting up for a longer ride, below are some cycling accessories and apparel that will make your trip much more comfortable. A comfortable, sleek helmet: You were always told to wear a bike helmet as a child, and you should still […]


At the Bike Store

So, by now you have sufficient information, and you can comfortably head to your local bike retailer to decide on the models supporting your preferable frames, components, gears and most importantly budget. Try the models you are interested to get the first riding feel. At the Bike Store: Choose a Frame Size The first thing you have to decide at the store is the frame size of your mountain bike. […]

At the Bike Store

Budget

Budget

After all the technical information you have, your budget influences your buying decisions. So, consider how much you can spend and what features you can expect in your bike that falls in that price band. Have a look at the following price range: $500 to $900: You can get a basic hardtail mountain bike that will provide you occasional thrills of moderate terrain (26 or 29 inches as per your […]


Components

There are many components such as wheels, suspension, drivetrain and brakes, which are attached to bike frames as per the riding requirements. The wheels contain rim, axle, hub and spokes while drivetrain includes chain, crank arms, derailleurs, gear shifters front chainrings and rear cassette. The manufacturers incorporate these components on the mountain-bike  models as per intended use, targeted riders and price. This is the reason why your mountain bike includes […]

Components

Frame Materials

Frame Materials

The materials used to manufacture the frame determine the strength, longevity, weight, riding experience and of course, the price. Mostly, alloys of aluminium are used to manufacture the mountain-bike  frames. The manufacturers sponsor or undertake research to incorporate innovative tubing designs and manufacturing processes in producing their bike models. The high-end costly models use lighter and sturdy aluminium alloy frames. Carbon fiber, steel and titanium frames are also used for […]