In this third post on lateral movements in exercise we look at lower limb resistance exercises – which can be done using only your body weight or some type of resistance. For any sportsperson it should be part of your conditioning program but for anyone it is also important so that you cover everyday movements. … More Fitness Post – Lateral Movements in Exercise 3
Most people run forwards if they are using this mode of movement to exercise but if you desire a total development of conditioning you should consider using the various ways of running with more than forward motion. When I did my time-in-motion studies for a popular team sport in my country I added this type … More Fitness Post – Lateral Movements in Exercise 2
When people think of basic exercise movements they rarely picture motions that move their body sideways, but if you observe people in motion there is a great percentage of lateral activity. This is an introduction to ideas on lateral movements in Strength programs. When asked to help a young aspiring athletes who desired to represent … More Fitness Post – Lateral Movements in Exercise 1
This is one of those exercise routines that I had been asked for a lot, especially over the last 15 years I worked in the Government Department that I was employed in as there were far more younger women working there then. Primarily women who have had children should not start too early after the … More Fitness Post – Exercises for ‘Mummy Tummy’.
Our body reacts to psychological stress in certain ways and these ways of reaction are not great for our health. One of the ways it reacts is to lay down fat deposits around our lower abdomen. In this second post of this small series of using specific exercises to help get rid of fat deposits … More Fitness Post – Getting rid of Stress Belly
This is the first of a small series of three posts of how to specifically tone your core muscles for different conditions. This first one is a problem in my country of origin where women overindulge in drinking wine as it is socially acceptable to have one or two…and quite a lot more than that! … More Fitness Post – Two Exercises to get rid of Wine Tummy
Most people equate exercise with formal sessions in a specific environment so they would think that three to four times a week is enough for health. Unless you have a job with high manual content that is nowhere near enough! Most of us have a very sedentary lifestyle where we sit for long periods of … More Fitness Post – How Often Should You Exercise?
In the Soviet Block Sports Schools one of the most important lessons for their athletes was to understand why they were doing what they were doing and how to do it because this understanding gave them the specific reasons as to how they were to achieve their goals. Education was the key to developing someone’s … More Fitness Post – The How and Why
The picture of a young muscular man exercising on light to medium weighted dumbbells is an example that you don’t need to lift heavy weights to gain whatever physique you desire. I always tell my clients to leave their ego at the door to get them to understand this concept. The injuries my own body … More Fitness Post – It’s Not the Exercise, It’s How You Do It
This one could be in either the Fitness Post or the Health Post, but as I’ve stated before poor health is going to negatively effect the progress of your fitness goals. A large percentage of people wake up with a sore back and it doesn’t matter how much they have spent on a good quality … More Fitness Post – Is Your Bed Effecting Your Performance