Wildcard Wednesday: Ab Roll Outs


AB ROLL OUTS Are planks and sit ups getting too easy? Try barbell ab roll outs. These are an advanced core exercise that train your entire body and will leave your abs burning! A strong core is fundamental for improving your training and posture. You can read more on core training here. How to:  1. Start […]

Dumbbell Floor Press


DUMBBELL FLOOR PRESS The dumbbell floor press is a shoulder-friendly upper body pressing exercise that strengthens the chest, shoulders, and arms. Utilising the floor removes possible strain being placed on the shoulder joint. How To: Grab dumbbells with an overhand grip and lie flat on your back. Bend the knees with feet firmly planted on […]

Monday Movement: Bench Press


BENCH PRESS Bench press – after all it is International Chest Day, right? So it’s only right that we have another chest exercise in there this week. The staple of your chest day has to be the Bench Press. There are several variations using dumbbells, smith machine or cables, but today I’ve picked the barbell […]

Tuesday Tips: Keep Track


Keep track Measuring yourself and taking progress pictures are a great way to keep track of your progress. Make sure you take measurements and photos before you start any exercise programme and do this about once or twice per month. If you have a trainer, it’s important to check in with them when they require […]

Tuesday Tips: Strengthen Your Core


Strengthen your core Core strengthening exercises play an important part in a well-rounded fitness programme. The core includes: The abdominal muscles Back Hips Quads Glutes All of these muscles help with balance and stability, making physical activity a lot easier. A weak core can result in injury and back pain. However, your core strength doesn’t come […]

Tuesday Tips: Be Patient


BE PATIENT This may be easier said than done, but you can’t expect results to happen overnight. Fitness is something that takes time to achieve and there be ups and downs along the way. The key is to stick with it and not give up if you don’t see quick changes. If you are new […]