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Posterior Chain Exercises

5 Exercises To Activate Your Posterior Chain

4 September, 2020

Maintaining a strong posterior chain is important for good posture, especially for those who are sitting or driving a lot during the day, as well as supporting many everyday movements such as carrying shopping, sitting down and standing back up. One of the biggest advantages of a strong posterior ch...

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Personal Trainer Understanding Client

Understanding What Drives Your Client

27 August, 2020

Is there really more to Personal Training than just physically training a client? Absolutely! Our job as a PT doesn’t just start and end at training our client’s alone. There’s much more to it than that. One of the other important roles we have as a PT involves us encouraging our clients to change t...

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Online Tools For Personal Trainers

The Best Online Tools For Personal Trainers

21 August, 2020

The fitness industry has really been challenged by the impacts of COVID-19, none more so than the need to shift our services online in the aim to provide ‘remote’ or ‘at-home’ experiences for our clients. What this means is that we’ve had to acquire and adopt completely new skills that we’ve never h...

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Weightlifting Shoes

Best Footwear for Squats and Deadlifts

14 August, 2020

One of the more underrated considerations when performing resistance training tasks is appropriate footwear. Wearing the right shoes could add those extra kilograms to your major lifts that you have been searching for to reach that PB! This is especially the case when performing lower body compound...

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Pallof Press Variations to Build Core

Pallof Press Variations to Build Your Core

7 August, 2020

If you’re looking to add a functional core exercise to your current training program, look no further than the Pallof press. Named after physical therapist John Pallof, the Pallof press is an anti-rotation exercise that will work wonders in helping you develop a stable core, build strength and impro...

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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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