The hips is a very important joint, I doubt anyone would argue with that, but unfortunately many of us are using them in a way that is very ineffective and results in a variety of aches pains. Constant sitting and absent minded moving means generally we tend to hold our pelvis is a position that […]
Many people struggle to exercise without upsetting their back. Often this is because the back itself is tight but it will rarely be alone in that tension and can’t really be addressed independently without considering its neighbors. So the low back is tight and sore. Lets briefly go through the other structures that may be […]
Foam Rolling has become a well known aspect of self massage and body maintenance; every gym has a foam roller floating around in it but how many people know how to use one? Just like stretching we all know we could benefit to adding some to our training but many people don’t. As with many […]
The way women train needs to be updated! Hours of gentle cardio in the ‘Fat Burning Zone’ isn’t going to do what you want! If you want to lose weight, protect your joints, avoid [insert organ] disease have a sustainable improvement in fitness. You need to start training for strength and muscle. that is not […]
I often teach people a warm up which is based on mobilisation of the joints. The idea being to target each joint and warm them up individually. This won’t get your heart racing but it will prepare your joints for work. Doing these kinds of exercises regularly will contribute to improved joint stability and will […]
We’ve all had a pain in the neck! Be it from sitting at a desk all day, driving for hours or lifting to heavy in the gym. Plenty of people will also be extremely tight and stiff in the neck from whiplash. So I’m going to go through a few exercises below that I have […]
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So you’ve weighed in this morning and gained some weight! Its easy to get frustrated or even angry about weight gain, annoyed with yourself for breaking your diet or getting carried away with your treats this weekend. Its also easy to let that frustration get in yor way and make a small set back an […]