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Return To Running – A Step by Step Guide

Often people like to belong to one camp or the other; strength or cardio. Strength focused humans often speak of their disdain for any form of cardiovascular exercise (let alone running) and runners are less convinced, even scared, that performing strength training has any benefit for them. While this article isn’t here to convince you

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5 Exercises To Assist In Releasing Tight Muscles.

When it comes to looking after our body their are many different approaches people take but one that is commonly avoided is stretching. While there is science to support that stretching can be detrimental before working out we are firm believers that stretching muscles post workout is extremely beneficial especially as we age. Pre workout

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Movement Monday – Bench Press

It feels like you can’t have a movement Monday without the bench press, after all they don’t call it international chest day on Monday in the commercial gyms for no reason 😉 The bench press is one of the biggest lifts for the upper due to the muscles you recruit and the amount of load

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Woman does wall sit

5 Common Mistakes Beginners Make In The Gym

Working in commercial gyms its fair to say I have seen many of the mistakes made by beginners in the gym, we all make mistakes so I am not here to make fun of people (actually quiet the opposite) I am often left inspired by the effort and bravery of people as commercial gym can

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Core diagram

Movement Monday – Dead Bug

The deadbug is an excellent exercise for promoting total core stability while also improving contra-lateral limb engagement (Moving opposing limbs at the same time while keeping your core stable and your back protected). This is not only important for athletes such as tennis players and soccer players, but for everyone.  Catching keys that have been

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Man doing Single Leg RDL with baby

Movement Monday – Single Leg RDL

This week for ‘Movement Monday’ Authentic Health Coach Chris gives insight into what he believes is one of the most important movements a person can perform in the gym, the single leg romanian deadlift (RDL). This movement is super versatile where it can be used during a warm or as one of the primary /

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