It’s no secret that winter can put a freeze on exercise motivation. Warm beds call, cold air deters and stiff muscles increase injury risk. These five winter workout hacks will keep you moving injury free – and hopefully heat up your motivation, too.   WORK THE WARM UP   Familiar with the ‘tense’ feeling that […]

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For most women, the chin up feels like an impossible feat. When I mention the words to some of my female clients, I’m met with reactions like “that’s way too hard” or “that’s a man’s exercise”. So let’s get something straight – Wonder Woman is not the only woman that can do chin ups! Unlike […]

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When it comes to lifting weights, different opinions, techniques and training styles are often shared around the weights floor. But there’s no denying that how you lift is just as important as how much you lift. In other words, don’t sacrifice technique for load. Good weightlifting technique is like learning to ride a bike – […]

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Whether you’re a sprinter or play a sport that requires you to move quickly across a court or field, improving your explosive strength will improve you as an athlete. The measure of explosive strength is known as your rate of force development (RFD) – that’s how quickly you can produce force. An athlete that can […]

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We all know there are many benefits to exercising. It gives us more energy, it’s great for our health, and it’s key in maintaining a healthy weight. When we think of exercise we often think of all-out, high intensity running, cycling or sports and aerobics. But it might surprise you to learn that one of […]

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The term ‘weight loss’ can often be found at the top of a New Years resolution list, it’s referenced in at least 233 million Google search hits and sells billions of dollars worth of products and services every single year. It also happens to be arguably one of the most misleading statements in the fitness […]

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