A Tabata is a high-intensity workout protocol that has fitness and weight-loss benefits. It is also a very short workout. Is it like CrossFit? Is it like circuit training? It is a bit of both. Tabata training is attractive because it saves a lot…
Weak muscle areas can lead to injury, as one of my group fitness class clients has recently found out. Hip injuries, for example, can come from weak glutes. Here’s a few glute strengthening exercises to help you create your own ‘buns of steel’. 🙂
Tabata is a brilliant way of getting a great fat burning workout into a busy schedule. Here’s a quickie you can try. It will only take you ten minutes! But, it will be a hard core ten minutes!
I was asked last week about shoulder stretches. It’s interesting because shoulders are a much neglected area when we perform stretches. Seated desk jobs, pool posture, repetitive sports all contribute to shoulder restriction, particularly swimming.
I was asked by a client this week about how to avoid elbow pain. They are a squash player and suffer elbow pain for a number of days after playing, in their serving arm. They asked me what they could do about it.
The pattern seems to be a predictable one: the runner has increasing pain that builds up as the distance continues, sometimes culminating in having to stop. But what is the cause?