THE LEG CURL ….

Want to know how to perform the leg curl? This machine version of the hamstring curl is great for targeting the hamstrings in the back of your legs. Check out the video and contact me if you have any questions,

THE LEG EXTENSION….

Check out the video below for a demonstration of how to use the Hammer Strength Leg extension.

MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK... 5 - MOBILE PHONES. We touched upon this in the last post. Mobile phones upset some people beyond belief. They are part of our daily lives, everyone has one now and they are here to stay. So let's talk about appropriate use in the gym- USING FOR MUSIC - This is needed … Continue reading MOBILE PHONES IN THE GYM…

DON’T HOG THE GYM…

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK... 4 - SUPER SETS + CIRCUITS. Doing two exercise back to back or in a small circuit. This is a great way to get the heart rate up during weight training and get more exercises into a smaller space of time. HOWEVER... there are some considerations that some people don't consider while … Continue reading DON’T HOG THE GYM…

FURTHER GYM ETIQUETTE…

3 - SPATIAL AWARENESS Something we don't often think about, but some folk need to! This isn't just a "don't be weird and stand too close to folk", although that will be discussed, but also a safety aspect many people are oblivious to. THE SAFETY EXAMPLE - Walking lunges are an excellent exercise, using a … Continue reading FURTHER GYM ETIQUETTE…

GYM ETIQUETTE CONTINUED…

2 - FARTING IN THE GYM. As part of gym etiquette week, let's talk about farting in the gym. A bit more of a funny one today but still one that can be annoying. Human beings are gassy things and flatulate around 20 times a day. So every time you're in the gym there is … Continue reading GYM ETIQUETTE CONTINUED…

GYM ETIQUETTE….

GYM ETIQUETTE WEEK... As the winter approaches we start to settle into our habits of work, train and hibernation. The days get darker and the temptation for evening drinks is the sunshine is taken from us. The gym remains a constant however to keep us on track (until the Christmas part season kicks off anyway) … Continue reading GYM ETIQUETTE….

LADIES THAT LIFT

It's been nearly a year since I last focused on Ladies and weight lifting, so to coincide with a class I have starting next week I felt it was time for another. I think it has finally happened and the perception of weights being only for men or automatically making you huge is disappearing. A … Continue reading LADIES THAT LIFT