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21.04.2012

The Right Equipment for Record Breaking Workouts

When it comes to making and breaking records, only the best of the best have a shot at reaching the top. Record holders either are, or at least were, in their peak physical condition when they made their attempt, meaning that if you want a shot at having your name up there with the best, you need to train hard and put yourself in their shoes (or gloves in some cases). The key to keeping fit, in most cases at least, is having access to the right equipment for your training. Home workouts and jogging on a treadmill in your living room is okay for burning calories and keeping slim, but if you want a shot at the record books, you need to step up your training regime.

Some of the toughest records to break are in the field of combat sports like MMA, karate and boxing which featured some of the toughest and most skilled athletes alive. If you want to be able to hit like a pro, you need to find a gym with the right boxing bags, weights and other training equipment. If no gyms in your area have boxing bags, then looking online for one at a site like www.boxingbagstore.com for your home is the next best option. The important part is having access to the equipment, so a home workout might actually be what you need if you have the space and equipment to keep it up.

Having the right equipment is a big part of working out, but so is eating right. Make sure that you're staying properly hydrated before, during and after your workouts and balancing that with healthy food choices. No record breaking champ ever stopped off at the local burger place after breaking a record. Overall, though, consistency is the biggest unifying factor to a great workout. Keep at it on a regular schedule and one day you'll have what it takes to put your name in the record books.