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Medicine Ball Workout

  Lunge forward & back with twist into Push-ups with rotation on ball Standing with ball on chest, go forward into a lunge, work with 90 degrees in both legs and make sure your front knee doesn’t track over your foot. Stay in a lunge, extend ball out in front and rotate to side, keeping […]

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HIIT WORKOUT

Guys & girls, it’s time to own those yoga pants & boardies, bust out a sweat and become a metabolic machine. You’ll be gasping for air, your muscles will be on fire, your mind will be looking for every excuse to halt, however you will persevere, quitting isn’t an option and will never be again. […]

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Get Shredded with Barbell, Kettlebell, and Dumbbell Complexes

If you’ve been looking for a different training technique to break out of a rut, eliminate the boredom, and bring on new results, “complexes” may be just what you’ve been looking for. If you’ve never heard of “complexes” before, the basic concept is that instead of repeating the same exercise for multiple reps to complete […]

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The Ultimate Hard-Body Exercise

As you may have already discovered, the squat is at the top of the heap (along with deadlifts) as one of the most effective overall exercises for stimulating body composition changes (muscle gain and fat loss). This is because exercises like squats and deadlifts use more muscle groups under a heavy load than almost any […]

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Deadlifts

  The lifting of dead (without inertia) weight… It is one of the the oldest exercises there is, and in ancient times the deadlift was performed as a test of strength. Men lifted the largest rock they could find from the floor to waist height, exactly how a deadlift is carried out today is with […]

Isolation vs Complex Movements in Strength Training

Isolation vs Complex Movements in Strength Training

  When you attempt to ‘isolate’ muscles by performing single-joint exercises, you are actually creating a body that is non-functional and will be more prone to injury. Essentially, you are creating a body that is a compilation of body parts, instead of a powerful, functional unit that works together. Now if you really want to […]

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Breaking Plateaus

Your programs should be planned, periodised and follow specific training principles to allow continued progression, constant overload and promote adaptation. Usually programs should consist of a 4 week cycle where stability, strength and power are addressed and target different muscular adaptations depending on your goals. Generally these would include neural (strength), morphological (shape and size) […]

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TRX – Suspension Training

The trend of the new millennium in sports programming is in-arguably functional training. This trend has had tremendous impact not only in how we go about training but in the modalities we are using to achieve our goals. With this departure from isolated action, there has been an increased demand for exercise modalities that are […]

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Fear. It’s the number one barrier to living confidently.

You experience it everyday in small and large doses. You don’t do something you want to do because you are afraid. You do something you don’t want to do because you are afraid. Fear is the little demon that sits on our shoulders, holding us back from growth, success, fulfillment and happiness. In our modern […]

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Summer Sinew

  It’s time to get shredded for summer with a full body functional power circuit which is made up of series of neuromuscular demanding body-weight exercises mixed with cardio, which are done in succession and focus on short high intensity work which forces the body to accelerate, decelerate and dynamically stabilize forces upon, within and […]