stretching articles

How to warm up properly

Going straight into your first set immediately from the changing room without warming up properly is not only a sure way to get you injured it’s also the best way to make your workout harder.
A proper warmup prepares your muscles for an intense workout by firing up your central nervous system (CNS) which means your muscles will contract quicker, making you stronger and prepared when the real work begins.
A general warm-up is an individual choice. Jogging or cycling is typical but not ideal if you’re warming up to lift weights. It’s very popular to do a few sets of 15-20 … Read more

Should You Stretch When Lifting Weights?

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Is your trainer any good?

Now days it seems everyone is a personal trainer!
With the mass of trainers, online coaches and group instructors available to you these days how do you know if you are spending your money effectively to get the best results and service for you?
Wasted time is worse than wasted money but wasting money and time can leave you feeling frustrated, lost, resentful and out of pocket.
The truth about ‘qualified’ trainers.
Getting qualified as a personal trainer is EASY, it is made to be easy!
The final exams for the units are usually multiple choice & this enables people to train clients safely and … Read more