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Strength and conditioning

Lifting overhead

Today the video is about the Vertical Push and I am demonstrating the Single Arm Dumb Bell Overhead Press. Think about what you need to do in your house or garage or garden or wherever. Often it is called upon you to lift something and put it a space above your head. 

Strength and conditioning

Why Oh Why?

Quick video this week about your ‘why’. It is all good to be looking at what exercises to do, how to them etc. and your eating routine” but unless you get a strong emotional connection with your reason for wanting to change or improve your health and fitness habits, then it will be very short lived indeed. Perhaps you have experienced this.

Strength and conditioning

Look Good Naked?

We talk a lot about functional strength, useful fitness, diabetes defeating cardio training, osteoporosis crushing (actually the opposite of that!) strength training here at ‘Best Practice Personal Training’.

But let’s not forget that even though we know its more about how you feel, there is an element, even if it is a little hidden, that responds to this kind of archetypal fitness industry headline, right?

Strength and conditioning

A Full Body Workout Video

Quick fact: If you don’t do regular strength training (progressive overload), you WILL lose muscle mass as you age. What is the fastest way to lose independence? Become less functional. What makes you less functional? You guessed it. Less active tissue in the body, i.e. muscle. Lifting weights is a necessary evil folks 🙂