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How Resistance Bands Work and Why YOU Need to Start Using Them

There is no doubt that you have seen resistance bands all over the internet. The hashtag #resistancebands has 600,000 posts from around the world, with men and women alike using them during heavy lifts, for at home workouts, warm ups, cool downs and everything in between. It’s safe to say they’ve taken the health and fitness world by storm - especially during quarantine - as we’ve had to switch from a well-stocked gym to making do at home. That’s the benefit of the band. But how do you actually use resistance bands? What are the benefits of resistance band training? What about doing a resistance band only workout? Here’s everything you need to know. What are resistance bands? Resistance bands...

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Resistance Bands vs Weights

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, gyms were forced to close for the majority of 2020. As we near the end of the year, gyms have reopened, but for many, they have become a less appealing place to workout. The risk of infection is higher, paying for a membership each month, sharing equipment with god-knows-who… you get the idea. So what’s the alternative? Home workouts. Here at GymGiant Gear, we’ve got all the gym gear you need to have a killer workout from the comfort of your own home. But if you’re new to the world of fitness or home workouts, you may be wondering which equipment is worth getting to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck....

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How to Create a Lasting Exercise Routine that Gets You Fit for Life

Do you want to be fit for life? The answer is YES. But you’re struggling. You’re trying diet after diet, joining a gym and never going, feeling depressed and unconfident and you feel like it’s impossible to get fit. Today we’re going to share the most effective health hack that you can ever learn to stay fit for life and give you some tips to make it a reality for you. Here’s the hack: you need to make exercise a habit. You may think that seems obvious but if you view exercise as a chore - something you need to do, but often ignore because you’re too busy and don’t want to. Can you relate? Of course you can, and...

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The 5 Best Ways to Recover Post-Workout

If you’re serious about your exercise, you must also be serious about your recovery. Recovery is an essential part of training that is necessary for optimized physical performance. Most people understand that getting enough rest and eating a good meal after exercise is important, but many people underestimate its impact and how integral it is to any exercise routine. So here’s the top 5 ways to recover post-workout. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can occur between 12 to 24 hours post exercise, causing muscle pain, aches and total body fatigue. So to understand which recovery method is the most effective, researchers have examined their effects on the intensity of DOMS - a variable that impedes recovery. If you want to...

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