The new year only means one thing; it’s time for a change and the gym is the perfect way to do that. The festivities are over and the new year’s resolutions are in full swing with the ‘new year new me’ motto fresh on everyone’s lips. So to achieve that new body and healthy lifestyle that everyone craves the gym is the perfect way to do so. The Glasgow gym offers a variety of different machines and equipment that will help you to achieve your fitness goals.
This cardio health machine gets your muscles moving and increases your fitness by burning calories and building up your muscles. It is known as a low impact exercise that does not put huge amounts of pressure on your joints and it is unlikely to cause injury. Although Rowing is a low body workout that uses the main leg muscles; the quads, calves and buttocks, it does use virtually every major muscle in the body.
The rowing machine is useful when wanting to tone up your muscles as it works in such a way that it tones and builds up muscle is continually used. Rowing machines can be tailed to your own workout as you can choose the resistance that you use the machine
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Using an exercise bike provides you with a low-impact workout that doesn’t put a huge amount of strain on your joints, so if you’re looking for an easier workout than going for a run the exercise bike is the one for you. By using this machine, you can burn up to 600 calories, that’s half of your daily calorie burn. Using an exercise bike counts as a cardiovascular exercise as it pumps blood around your body and can reduce blood sugar levels. By using an exercise bike for half an hour, 5 days a week can even extend your lifespan!
Don’t forget leg day! The stair climbers work to burn fat and build muscle in your calves, hamstrings and quadriceps. During the cold Scottish winter, walking up and down stairs is not appealing to most, so the stair climber mimics that effect of walking up and down stairs but in a warm, friendly Glasgow gym. Did you know that by doing seven minutes of stair climbing a day can halve the risk of heart attacks?
For a healthy heart use a treadmill, as every stride taken on a treadmill strengthens your heart. It is a full body cardiovascular workout that works all aspects of your body, pumping blood around your body. A treadmill Is a convenient and efficient way to stay active and fit.
Most treadmills have a calorie counter in them which allows you to track how many calories when using the machine, this also increases motivation as it always you to set a target and meet it.