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Exercise Progressions: The Pull Up

15 March, 2019

Pull ups are one of the most challenging bodyweight exercises to perform, requiring multiple upper-body muscles to work simultaneously to pull oneself up above the bar and back down again. The pull up demonstrates a superior strength to body-weight ratio and is a hugely rewarding exercise to master....

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Complete Guide to Kettlebell Training

20 February, 2019

Kettlebell training has been around for decades, and has increased in popularity with the rise of functional fitness training programs. Offering a combination of strength training and cardiovascular exercise, kettlebell training is an efficient and effective way to workout and improve fitness levels...

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How to Design an Effective Exercise Program

6 February, 2019

When designing a resistance training program for either yourself or clients, there are many considerations that need be taken into account before you hit the gym. Broadly speaking, there are three key components to program design: Environmental factors, needs analysis and program variables/training...

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How to motivate clients that aren’t getting results

20 December, 2018

As Personal Trainers, we all love the clients who give it their all during sessions and are committed to their goals. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing your client’s body and confidence change, knowing you had an impact in helping them while celebrating the wins along the way. What about the cli...

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7 Shoulder-Burning Exercises

7 December, 2018

With the shoulder being the most moveable and unstable joint in the body, shoulder training has several benefits beyond the aesthetic. The muscles, ligaments and tendons surrounding the shoulder are what keep it stable, making them important tissues to strengthen to keep the shoulder strong, flexibl...

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What Are Compound Exercises?

31 October, 2018

There are two main classifications of exercises: compound exercises and isolation exercises. In this post, we will cover exactly what a compound exercise is. A compound exercise is one that uses multiple muscle groups at the same time to perform a movement. A good example of a compound exercise is t...

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