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This core workout consists of some of my favourite core exercises and provides a balance of core stability and core movement exercises. Perform the 7 exercises as described.[qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="10" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""] Core Workout Exercises [qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="10" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""] Leg Raises [qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="5" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""]Raise your legs with your knees bent to decrease the lever and level of effort. On the descend straighten you legs to increase the level of effort. Here you must slowly control the descent and then repeat for 20 repetitions.[qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center"...

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 Learning how to improve your press-ups is important for any beginner but also anyone looking to further improve there current endurance in the movement. Press-ups are easy for some and very hard for others. Girls will always find press-ups harder due to a natural difference in upper body muscle mass in comparison to boys. However, after training 100's of different individuals across a range of abilities I can safely say that anyone can learn and get strong enough to perform 20 press-ups. Male of female. The key in learning how to improve your press-ups is in the foundation exercises that...

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In this article we look to discuss the benefits and weaknesses in a comparison of bodyweight vs weight training. There are many strong fans of both body-weight only training with a resistance to weights and those who only see the benefit of using weights as a resistance. This article will look to analyse the difference between devoting to either, benefits or weaknesses, and provide some neutral advice for those looking for specific goals.[qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="2" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""]The body get adapts to stress and as a result of an overcompensation adaptation response the body-weight then become...

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The squat is a pivotal exercise which all individuals should be able to perform freely, without pain and without restriction. To get you started this article discusses the 3 most common squat mistakes that I have seen over my 10 years in the sport industry. [qodef_custom_font content_custom_font="1. Heels coming off the floor" custom_font_tag="h5" font_family="" font_size="" line_height="" font_style="normal" text_align="left" font_weight="" color="" text_decoration="none" letter_spacing=""][qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="32" bottom_margin=""]The heels coming off the floor during a squat is very common in beginners. It is usually due to the knees bending more dominantly than the hips, the hips and knees...

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Our top bodyweight exercises for beginners. What are the most comprehensive beginner bodyweight exercises to improve strength, fitness and health.  Best Bodyweight Exercises for Beginners   1. Press-ups  A classic bodyweight exercise, press-ups have long been used by the military as a key part of upperbody conditioning. Press-ups predominantly target pecs (pectoralis major) and Triceps (Triceps Brachii) as the main muscles movers but also involve many stabilisers around the rotator cuff and trunk. Poor technique however can dramtically reduce the benefits gained. Common errors include hips being too high, hips being too low or elbows flaring out to the side. Aim to keep elbows...

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The benefits of performing circuit training outdoors is truly amazing. Our modern society causes great emotional and physical stress. Scientific research has shown that being outdoors alone in the sunshine, in fresh air and around trees can dramatically improve your mood, decrease stress, decrease signs of depression and decrease anxiety. Combined with exercise and the release of endorphins, performing circuit training outdoors is a recipe for mental, spirtual and phsyical health.Being around trees not only improves the air quality of which you are surrounded by but also provides great psychological benefits improving your mood. A recent study has shown that...

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[qodef_custom_font content_custom_font="Choose your location" custom_font_tag="h4" font_family="" font_size="" line_height="" font_style="normal" text_align="left" font_weight="" color="" text_decoration="none" letter_spacing=""]One of the biggest circuit training benefits is that it can be performed anywhere. On the beach, at home, at the park or in the gym. This removes 3 of the biggest barriers to exercise - money (your body is free?), access (you do not have to walk far to find 2m x 2m of space) and equipment (gods greatist gift to you is your body, take care of it.).[qodef_separator class_name="" type="normal" position="center" color="" border_style="" width="" thickness="" top_margin="" bottom_margin=""] [qodef_custom_font content_custom_font="Improved full body muscular strength and endurance" custom_font_tag="h4"...

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