Archive for category: Strength Training
The body was designed to move, that fact is most dysfunction develops when you stop moving. When you stop moving you lose muscle, your metabolism slows, your joints get stiffer and you lose the ability to function. This is the first article on looking at why it is essential to move.... read more
Exercise helps with the Winter blues, by participating in a regular exercise program you can, not only ensure you get you summer body, but will also prevent and overcome depression.
Learn how by doing personal training with Lifestyle Essentials in Mitcham, we can reduce, eliminate and prevent joint pain. Strength training will strengthen your bones, ligaments and muscles reducing the load on the joints.
It is no surprise to hear that strength training will prevent muscle weakness. As we get older our muscles naturally waste away if we do not do strength training. Doing a strength training program one or twice a week will help you function more efficiently
Strength training is the only scientifically proven method to prevent a reduction in your bone mineral density. BY participating in a strength training program, once or twice a week will increase your bone mineral density, strength your ligaments and tendons, preventing osteoporosis
headaches, neck stiffness and poor posture are all to common in today's society. By strength the posture of your shoulder you can prevent shoulder pain, and neck stiffness. This simple exercise will help you improve you posture so these issues are not impacting your life.
Suffering from chronic back pain can and will impact your life. Being able to reduce this pain and turn it off is an essential part of any back pain recovery program. To stop back pain, especially chronic back pain, requires you to turn off the nervous system that is driving the pain.
A great exercise to help develop shoulder stability is the seated row, there is number of ways to do the seated row, during this video I will discuss different ways to look at doing the exercise to develop shoulder stability and prevent shoulder injury
Regular strength training will help increase your range of movement, By participating in a strength training program you will function more effectively throughout life.
Strength training is one of the most effective ways to increase the strength of your tendons, ligaments, joints and surrounding tissues. Learn how we help you prevent injuries and recover from musculoskeletal injuries and weakness.
Squats are one of the most important exercise to help you lose weight. Nearly every single personal training we do at Lifestyle Essentials includes a squat…why?... read more
With the Rio Olympics just around the corner and one of my favourite events on the horizon (weightlifting), I knew I had to do a piece on an important but often misunderstood subject - strength training. When strength training is mentioned, the first thing that often comes to mind is a bodybuilder doing crazy amounts of exercises to prepare for a competition.... read more
There are many different types of group fitness classes you can do. One of the more effective classes for strengthening your joints and bone mineral density is a strength circuit class.... read more
Major back surgery is becoming more and more common. Although the techniques and surgical methods have improved there is still a mixed out come of results. One thing is guarantee is if you do not do the right rehabilition program after the surgery can end up worse off then in the first place.... read more
Do you wear a weight belt in the gym? If so, why do you do it? It’s true that when you wear a weight belt, you’ll feel stronger, but do they actually make you stronger?... read more
Strength training is one of the most important aspects of any core strength exercise program. Yes, it is important to do cardio workouts and stretching, but the core to any weight program or general health exercise program must include strength training.... read more
Strength training can boost your metabolism, help you lose weight, decrease body fat and stabilise your blood glucose levels. This helps reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes is ‘diabetes by choice’, harsh but true! Having Type 2 Diabetes is completely up to you. This is because it is caused by your diet and your lifestyle.... read more