Strongman Exercises That Work Great for Fitness Clients

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Strongman Exercises That Work Great for Fitness Clients

You may think strongman exercises are just about extreme heavy lifting, but movements such as deadlifting various objects and carrying them over a distance, pushing and pulling various items, and pressing things overhead. These activities can be both fun and effective for the average fitness client as well. Learn how you can modify these movements and add a strongman twist to your clients’ exercise programs to keep them engaged and getting stronger.

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Pre- and Postnatal Running: What You Need to Know

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Pre- and Postnatal Running: What You Need to Know

It’s an amazing time to be training prenatal women, as research shows that exercise during pregnancy is not only O.K., it is, in fact, recommended. This is especially great news for women who are dedicated runners (or want to be), because they can continue training, provided they follow recommended guidelines. Here are a few basic things to keep top of mind when training women who want to continue running, or start running, during each trimester.

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Low-back Rehab Exercises: Stuart McGill’s “Big Three"

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Low-back Rehab Exercises: Stuart McGill’s “Big Three"

There are a lot of myths surrounding back pain and what can be done to alleviate it. Rather than simply focusing on strengthening or stretching exercises, Dr. Stuart McGill, a recognized leader in back pain research, recommends focusing on increasing muscular endurance, which can help people avoid the awkward postures that often come with fatigue. Learn about McGill’s “Big Three” exercises, which you can use with your clients to help address back pain issues.

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