Strength training is getting more and more important in the running community as its importance is continuously highlighted. Runners benefit from many forms of exercise including core work. Whether it’s a marathon or a 5k you’re training for, you won’t regret adding core work to your workouts.
The 5 x 5 training programme is not optimal for hypertrophy. In this article I will outline why this is the case and why 5 x 5 should be used for strength training instead.
Although kettlebell swings are common place around all styles of gyms, that by no means makes them a simple exercise. Many people struggle with technique on kettlebell swings and this can often lead to pain. In this article we will discuss the potential causes of this pain and how you can prevent it in the future.
Using light kettlebells as a way to ease back into training or start your strength and conditioning journey can be a very effective strategy to reaching your fitness goals. Here we provide a single light kettlebell circuit that you can try to add into your routine.
Being mobile and capable of moving through different and organic ranges of motion is an important part of having a complete and versatile game. That’s why working to improve your mobility will only be to the benefit of your golf game. Here we provide 6 exercises you can add to your mobility routine.
Power is one of the most important physical attributes to perform well in golf. The transfer of power from the legs is the physical attribute that dictates drive length, making it an essential part of your training regime if you’re looking to optimise your game. Let’s look at three power exercise you can use to improve your golf.
Warming up for golf is an important part to creating both a consistent swing but also a consistent practice through mitigating injury. Golf requires both the hips and thoracic spine to to open and flowing to be at the top of your game, here we propose six exercises which meet those requires and you can use to prep for your next game of golf.
Rotational strength is one of the key elements of physiology that golfers need to put emphasis on. It really is the sport specific movement pattern and improving it can see big improvements in your game if your technique is already locked in. Let’s have a look at 7 rotation exercises you can use at home or in the gym to improve your rotational strength.
Flexibility plays a crucial role in every golfer's performance and overall game. A supple and mobile body allows for a full and fluid swing, improved range of motion, and reduced risk of injury. Incorporating a targeted stretching routine into your golf fitness regimen can significantly enhance your flexibility and, subsequently, your game. Let’s have a look at 5 exercises you can use to improve your game through increasing flexibility.
The lower body is by far the most important element when it comes to preparing for skiing. Thats why using these exercises to improve the strength and increase the muscle mass of your legs will only be to your benefit. Let’s have a look through the seven most effective lower body exercises for skiers.