When time is of the essence, here’s a great workout you can get done in less than 30 minutes with just a medicine ball. Aim for 10 controlled reps of each movement for 3 sets if you are new to this training session, or 5 sets if you’re more experienced. Move from one exercise to […]

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This bodyweight workout will challenge your core strength and stability. No equipment required, so you can perform it in the gym, outside or at home. Aim to get through 3-4 sets of the circuit. It’s important to maintain good technique throughout. Focus on awareness and activation of your core muscles. INCHWORM SQUAT TO PUSH UP […]

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Ski exercises to master before you hit the slopes. Baby, it’s cold outside! Ski season is upon us. If you’re planning a snow trip, now is the perfect time to get your fitness in check so can make the most of your time on the slopes and avoid injury. There are two key essentials in […]

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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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