Slam ball twists

A fun exercise that targets your abdominal muscles and lats! How to 1. Sit on a bench with your legs stretched out in front of you, ankles crossed, slightly below parallel and your arms holding your medicine ball. Your torso should be leaning backwards around a 45-degree angle from the bench. This will be your starting position. 2. Keeping your core engaged, take the medicine ball and slam it down…

September 28, 2015

Medicine ball slams

Target your back and abs (and unleash any built up anger) with this powerful move! How to 1. Hold a medicine ball with both hands and stand with your feet at shoulder width. 2. Raise the ball above your head and fully extend your body. 3. Reverse the motion, slamming the ball into the ground directly in front of you as hard as you can. 4. Receive the ball with…

August 27, 2015

Spinal twist on Swiss ball

  Using a Swiss ball is a great way to get a supported core workout. Kickstart this one by working backwards.   How to 1 & 2. Sit on the Swiss ball with a straight spine and feet firmly on the ground. Twist to the right and bring the left arm around the front of your body as you look over your shoulder.3. Tuck the right hand into the compact…

May 4, 2015

Foam roller Vs spiky ball

Self-massage using a foam roller or a spikey ball feels good, but it can also alleviate pain and prevent further injuries. But which is more effective?   Problem: Generalised pain or tightness; stretching fascia, or connective tissue. Solution: Foam roller “Foam rollers are great for stretching fascia, or connective tissue in the body,” says physiotherapist Alex Lakos (   Problem:  Sharp pain, like a knot. Solution: Spiky ball.    “When…

March 31, 2015