Bsic kettlebell movement: kettlebell swing

The foundational kettlebell movement: the swing

The swing is the movement that all kettlebell training is based on.  There’s a reason for this – says master kettlebell coach, Andrew Read. The swing – says Read – puts very little stress on one’s lower back so  making it a great exercise for people (who have lower back problems) to do. He also says that […]

Breastroke is a Pilates exercise

Pilates Mat Exercise | Breaststroke

Strength and flexibility take front and centre stage as equal partners in the vital endeavour towards correcting the dreaded back slump.  Not only is a spinal slump unsightly, it is also one of many causes responsible for back pain owing to muscle imbalances. Your back and abdominal muscles tend to get neglected unless you target […]

Exercises for the best guns

The best exercises for the best guns

So you want a bigger pair of guns? Stronger, leaner, tougher arms that get envious stares from your peers? The question is: should you use concentration exercises that target individual muscles (or individual areas of muscles) to create the micro-trauma that results in muscle repair and growth? Alternatively, do you opt for compound bodyweight exercises […]

What exercises are best to build youir biceps

Which biceps exercises are best for building mass?

So many people are obsessed with arm training (especially some men) and building great biceps. This comes with  a big chest and arms.  If people notice your good-looking arms, they will know you are on top of your training game.   When you aim for maximum size, the importance of lifting should be emphasised.  A good idea […]

How to perfect the preacher curl

How to perfect the preacher curl

The preacher curl – as all personal trainers know – is one of the best exercises that you can do that isolates the biceps. However, most people tend to perform these exercises incorrectly.  One of the biggest problems that is encountered when doing a preacher curls is not the technique itself but rather the equipment […]

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