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...
Turning weakness into strength

Turning weakness into strength

  Do I have the strength to rectify my weaknesses? This is one of the most important questions anyone embarking on a fitness journey, or seasoned training veterans, can ask themselves. It goes to the core of what we should be doing, as part of any training...
Compound exercises: four pillars of movement

Compound exercises: four pillars of movement

  There are many reasons why people go to the gym, especially at the beginning of a New Year. The reasons can include fat loss, lean muscular development or building strength. Yet as each of these goals is quite general in its nature, a full body development...
Ankles, not just for show

Ankles, not just for show

  Around five hundred years ago our shoes began to change. There were many reasons – cobbled streets, changes to production and of course new and evolving styles, but one of the biggest innovations was the adoption of heels. This had profound implications, and...

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