Tag Archive: Exercise

    Hip Hinge


    Ah, the hip hinge. The movement where you can go from a position of refined precision to looking like a shrivelled prawn within seconds!! Poor form in this position can cause a damaging injury to the spine.  Of course, this is exactly what you do not want as you will then be out of training for however […]

    Why is it important to train your back?


    Why is it important to train your back? Your back is made up of so many different muscles (upper and lower) that are often undertrained because a lot of people only concentrate on what they can see in the mirror.  So…why is it important to train your back? Posture I see it all the time […]

    What exercise is best?


    What exercise is best for you? The answer to this is simply whatever you enjoy that gets you moving. There is no “right” exercise. There are however exercises that will benefit you more than others depending on your goals. For example, if you want bigger muscles then running marathons is not going to help you […]

    Bear Holds


    Now, you may look at this and think, what do bear holds even do? Doesn’t look too challenging… not getting a sweat on or getting the heart rate up, but this exercise is one of those that may look easy, but after 20 seconds you are shaking, red faced, racing heart rate, breathing heavily and […]

    Press Up with a Twist


    PRESS UP WITH A TWIST Now, we all love the classic press up exercise (or you all should anyway). As we know, it’s a great chest builder but also trains the triceps, shoulders and core. There are endless variations to the press up from the plyometric push ups to the Spider-Man press up, but today […]

    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 […]