Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

10 exercises to reduce knee pain

Pain sucks but knee pain is a special kind of suck. You move they hurt. You do nothing they hurt. You go to the gym to train, they hurt. When you have knee pain there is nothing to escape it … Read More

Limit your mistakes

Starting your fitness journey when everything is shiny, and the gains are coming thick and fast is exciting. You feel like you can’t do anything wrong because every weight you touch turns to muscle. OR You’ve been in this game … Read More

Being injured- curse or blessing?

How many times did you hear this when you were a kid? Mum- “Stop that right this instant. You’re going to hurt yourself.” You- “Look mum, no hands. I can fly.” Mum- “If you could fly, God would’ve given you … Read More

Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

Some people are suckers for a good myth like Elvis is alive and well hasn’t left the building Loch ness monster plays a good game of hide and seek Red bull will give you wings Your cat really cares about … Read More

Reduce your back pain

(Note-  There are many different types of lower back injuries that cause pain and discomfort. The following article are exercises that have bought me and my clients relief in the past. Please consult your doctor first before exercising with acute … Read More

Who loves birthdays?

I love birthdays. Some people run and hide from their birthdays and lie about their age, but not me. I’m like a pig in mud, rolling around as happy as Larry (or a pig) when it’s my birthday. When it’s … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing……..

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is the static back. You should do this because–  it’s a great reset for posture … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing…..

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is a ball foot massage, which is one of my favorites. You should do … Read More

Exercise modifications for everybody

How many times have you heard that getting old isn’t for sissies? I’ve heard this a few times (maybe more), especially now as I approach the big five zero. Unfortunately, as you and I get older, our joints (ankles, knees, … Read More