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Weightlifiting Belt

Should You Use A Weightlifting Belt?

31 July, 2020

Weightlifting belts are a fairly common accessory used in the gym. The most common theory is that wearing a weightlifting belt will give extra support for the lower back, and is useful for people suffering lower back pain. After all, it’s a belt that is placed tight around the lower back, it MUST gi...

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Resistance Band Exercises

Resistance Band Exercises & Why They Work

10 July, 2020

Resistance bands are one of the most functional and effective pieces of equipment you can have in your gym bag. If you don’t currently own a set of resistance bands, you might be heading to the shops and purchasing some after reading this! You can use them for strength training, for mobility before...

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Cards Workout

Deck of Cards Workout Challenge

15 June, 2020

Looking for a way to spice up your workout and have a bit of fun with your exercise routine? Grab a deck of cards and give this workout a go! The benefit of this type of workout is that it’s completely random. There’s no right or wrong way to program your exercises, just pick a focus area for your w...

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Training Bench Press

How To Maximise Your Training Once Gyms Re-Open

27 May, 2020

Covid-19 has been a horrible virus that has majorly affected the way we live our lives. Although fitness might be at the back of most people’s minds at this time due to the tragic loss of life and income that it has caused, there is finally some hope and light at the end of the tunnel as restriction...

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Gym Equipment Swaps

Creative Gym Equipment Swaps

11 May, 2020

With the current closure of gyms, fitness centres and outdoor parks, many of us have had to change up our training locations and get creative with the way we workout. Maintaining a regular fitness routine during these times is incredibly important for both our physical and mental health. For so many...

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Lateral Lunge

8 Lunge Variations To Build Leg Strength

8 April, 2020

The lunge is a functional, multi-joint exercise that can help tone your lower body, increase muscle mass, develop core strength and make your hips more flexible. Lunges can be adapted to any fitness level and can be altered to target different muscle groups, making them an incredibly beneficial exer...

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