Types of training
Fitstream articles on different forms of training and exercise from the CrossFit movement to training with specific pieces of fitness equipment such as kettlebells, gymnastics rings, suspension trainers or weighted clubs.
Read our club training articles, about weighted club workouts and exercise. Clubs offer a highly effective blend of strength and cardio training making it a highly efficient form of workout. Our articles consider the history of the club in fitness, Indian Clubs and the recent surge in popularity and rise of the Clubbell.
CrossFit related articles, media and content. Learn about this intense global fitness program and how to take part.
Functional training related fitness articles to develop real-world fitness that helps with performance and everyday life.
Read our selection of articles on training with kettlebells. We provide kettlebell workout guides, example kettlebell exericses, and various hints and tips for using your kettlebell workouts to achieve your fitness aims and get in the best shape of your life.
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) content and articles
Gymnastics rings have found their way into mainstream fitness and are redefining the way we workout and introducing us to the undeniable benefits of the bodyweight workout. Read our articles on ring training and how you can make it work for you.
Suspension Training is a form of bodyweight training using specially designed fitness straps to leverage your weight and promote the creation of lean muscle mass whilst developing functional strength. Here, we provide various articles so you can learn about how to use Suspension Trainers to develop elite fitness.
Selecting how you train and the fitness equipment that you train with is a key factor to success. It's important to monitor and understand the implications of your choices and tweak your training regime to maximise progress towards fitness goals.
This section of our articles seeks to explain fundamental training modalities, how to build them into your training and what results you can expect.
Whilst certain training types are best suited to developing particular sets of fitness skills it's also a crucial motivating factor to choose forms of training that you enjoy doing.
Engaging in a form of fitness training because you simply like it for it's own sake is an example of an intrinsically motivated activity, as opposed to extrinsically motivated behaviour, controlled purely by the potential results from the training.
Always consult your GP before undertaking any form of weight loss, fitness or exercise