Resistance Training

Make these three small changes for big new gains.   We all remember that time in our lifting career when we were adding kilos to all of our lifts nearly every session if not every week. Unfortunately, this doesn't last forever and slowly those gains become less and less substantial. The more "trained" we become the harder it is to see progress. It can get frustrating as we continue to put in massive amounts of efforts for minimal return. That frustration often leads to poor adherence and ill-discipline when it comes to programming. By that I mean, we don't see progress in things so...

Regardless of your age or life stage, the right kinds of exercises can strengthen your bone density across your life span.   Have you ever heard of the saying ‘pressure creates diamonds’? In a similar fashion, weight-bearing exercise creates bone density when it comes to preventing osteoporosis. Our bones remodel and regrow themselves when there is a stimulus from the external environment. One of the best ways to achieve this is to perform movements where our body is upright and working against gravity – think dancing, hiking, walking, climbing, tennis, netball, skipping, aerobics – anything where the body is sustaining impact. This is also...