Exercise

Are you ready to recover?

Psoas stretch being demonstrated by Jon

Are you ready to recover? When you finish your workout, do you rush outside into the cold? Are you under time pressure, keen to press on with the rest of the day? Just like the warm up, a cool down allows your body to adjust back to resting physiology. But, importantly, it’s a great time

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Oct 10, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Are you ready to workout?

Are you ready to workout? man performing warm up drills

When you start your workout, are you really ready? The right warm up could really boost your workout performance. That’s going to help you fast-track your progress towards your goals. The wrong warm up could leave you lacklustre and stifle your progress. Which would you prefer?   Why do you need a warm up? You

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Sep 27, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Ladies – weight training will transform you

A lady doing resistance training. Performing lat pulldown Weight training will transform you.

Weight training will transform you It sounds like sensationalism, I know. But weight training really can make a huge difference to your health and the way you look and feel. It doesn’t make any difference if you’re a man or a woman, the benefits can be realised for everyone.   It has many benefits Would

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Sep 12, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Do you need to improve your ankle mobility?

image showing someone displaying their ankle mobility

The challenge Do you find walking uphill challenging? Or going up and down stairs? Do you find uneven surfaces hard to navigate? And how about squatting down to stroke the dog? You may need to improve your ankle strength and mobility. So, what do we mean by ankle mobility? Ankle mobility refers to flexibility of

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Sep 10, 2019 / by Samantha / No Comments

Top 5 best exercises for abs

Hanging leg raises being performed Part of the top 5 best exercises for abs

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. This week we give our view on the top 5 best exercises for abs. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone,

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Aug 30, 2019 / by Samantha / No Comments

Top 5 best exercises for glutes

Hip thrust

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on the top 5 exercises for different body parts. This week we give our opinion on the top 5 best exercises for glutes. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best ‘5 exercises? They are those that build muscle or tone and do

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Aug 01, 2019 / by Samantha / No Comments

Top 5 best calf exercises

Top 5 best calf exercises- standing heel raises

Top 5 Best Calf Exercises This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. Today, our top 5 best calf exercises. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do

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Jul 18, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Chest Exercises

Chest Press

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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Jul 05, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Tricep Exercises

Triceps

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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Jun 21, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

5 Best Quad Exercises

A picture of a woman on the leg press

This week we are continuing our feature where we provide our view on which are the top 5 exercises for different body parts. What are the criteria for selecting the ‘best‘ 5 exercises? They are those that build muscle, or tone, and do so in a balanced, aesthetically pleasing way. They should work well for

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May 31, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments