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I saw a Facebook post today from a friend in the boxing community. He had achieved 2 efforts at the abdominal plank, each lasting 90 seconds. You might know the exercise, if you don't, you perform the plank lying on your front, propped up on your elbows and feet. The challenge is to keep the core muscles engaged, stop the pelvis dropping to the floor - keeping the head, shoulders, pelvis, knees and ankles in line... Read more
When we lift weights the response from the body is determined by the way in which the lift is performed. This is extremely important to understand because there a variety of different adaptations to resistance training... Read more
So we need to understand the different kinds of muscle fibres and how we can manipulate them... Read more
This week we will discuss the benefits of lifting weights, the hormonal effects, the mechanical benefits and the differences between men and women when it comes to lifting. Hopefully by the end of the week you will have a little bit more of an understanding of the different ways to lift weights to achieve the outcome we want... Read more