Cardio Workouts

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Should you be running barefoot?

In the world of fitness and running, a growing trend has emerged that takes a step back to our primal roots – barefoot running. Advocates of this practice argue that running without the constraints of traditional running shoes can unlock a myriad of benefits for both our bodies and our performance. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of barefoot running and explore the potential advantages it offers to those brave enough to ditch their shoes. One of the primary benefits of barefoot running lies in the... Read More

How to row 13/04/2023

How to row properly

The rowing machine used to be the one machine in the gym that would gather dust and had a bad reputation. But in recent years, there has been a surge in gym-goers using the rowing machine within their workouts to help with weight loss, muscle development and improving cardiovascular health.  In this guide, we will discuss all of the benefits of using a rowing machine, how to use it correctly, and even include a workout that will help you utilise the machine effectively and turn it into your favourite machine... Read More

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3 Killer HIIT Rowing Machine Workouts

Many gym go-ers underestimate the power of the rowing machine and the benefits it can have on your general fitness and physique. At Fitkit, we have put together a killer rowing machine HIIT workout for you to add to your workout routine, keep reading to find out if you’re up for the challenge. We have also included the benefits of rowing machine HIIT workouts to tempt you further.  Contents What muscles do rowing machines use? Rowing is a great exercise that activates many muscles throughout the body. Unlike other cardio... Read More

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How to lose weight on a treadmill [3 workouts to try]

If you are new to the fitness world and are on your journey to becoming a fitter version of yourself, the treadmill can be a great place to start. There’s a misconception that you must sprint at maximum speed on an incline of 20 for the treadmill to be effective. This is wrong. New gym goers can use a treadmill to help increase their cardio fitness at a starting point that feels comfortable to them.  Benefits of using a treadmill There are many benefits of using a treadmill; this versatile... Read More

Running on a Treadmill VS Running Outside 27/05/2022

5 Treadmill Workouts For Beginners

The treadmill doesn’t have to be scary. It can be a great way for beginners to introduce cardio into their exercise routine. The benefits of working out on a treadmill include burning calories to get you into that glorious calorie deficit, toning muscles and helping you increase your cardiovascular strength.  At FitKit, we have created a range of treadmill workouts for beginners to help you get to grips with the treadmill.  Treadmill workout for beginners Incline treadmill workout Most treadmills have an incline feature that helps to mirror hills and... Read More