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

5 considerations for the older exerciser……

Ever heard of the saying ‘you’re as only as old as you feel’ or ‘you’re only as old as the person you feel?’ According to this line of thinking, I’m an old dude. Now if my wife reads this, I’m … Read More

Balance training 2.0

When you’re young, losing your balance isn’t a big deal. You pick yourself up, dust yourself off and you put a band-aid on your boo boo. If you’re lucky, your mum will kiss it better for you too. However, when … Read More

Unilateral exercises you should be doing

Don’t you love “that” person who stands in your way of the dumbbells while doing unilateral curls and making faces only his mother would love? What if I told you that he’s on to something, minus the faces and grunting? … 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 head nods. You should do this because–  It is a simple and easy exercise … 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 Foam Roller Assisted 1-Legged RDL (mouthful I know) courtesy of Zac Gabor and Tony … 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 single leg kettlebell swap courtesy of Dr.  Joel Seedman.  You should do this … 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 the humble single leg balance. You should do this because– it helps strengthen … Read More

Bench training

You lie on it, you lift on it and you sweat on it.  The humble weight bench takes a real beating. Without the bench, there would be no bench press or excessive grunting. However, it’s time to see the bench … 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 the band supported leg lowering. You should do this because- it helps lengthen … Read More