The importance of balance and symmetry

The importance of balance and symmetry

  Muscular balance and symmetry has received a lot of attention over the past few years with an increasing emphasis on ‘aesthetics’ in the fitness community. Many individuals go about achieving it in a rather haphazard manner, with the ironic result that the...
Fitness: why practice makes perfect

Fitness: why practice makes perfect

  Whether we are starting a fitness journey, or a new fitness routine, we can easily end up using muscles that have not seen any action for some time. Often the body will struggle to adapt to a new and unusual stimulus to which it is not accustomed. The usual...
How to work those hips, knees and toes

How to work those hips, knees and toes

 The lunge is a movement that places the hip in an extended position, but its special gift is its ability to place one hip in ‘extension’ and the other in ‘flexion’ at the same time, so helping with flexibility and mobility as well as general fitness.To perform the...
What is progressive overload in fitness?

What is progressive overload in fitness?

  Progressive overload is a simple concept, yet it is the foundation to making progress in fitness. Neglecting it may even risk fitness maintenance. Progressive overload explained Progressive overload is the increase of a measurable variable over a period. For...

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