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How to stop yourself falling forward when you squat

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Why you fall forward when you squat

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2 things to do for a better bum

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Ladies: Try this for a better bum

With popular social media users frequently posting pictures of great female bottoms with a ‘she squats’ caption or reference to squatting, I feel it’s time to explain this and also enhance on the ‘squatting’ idea for a great bum.

Squatting is a great exercise, full stop! And everyone (within reason) should be able to squat and squat low! Sorry to tell you but your Gluteus Maximus (bum muscles, also known as glutes) are mainly activated when you go below parallel in the bottom position of the movement. So if you’re not squatting low don’t expect the best results. Now a … Read more

Ladies lift weights to burn more fat and tone up

I have never heard of any woman getting bigger muscles accidentally. Have you?
As a personal trainer I often hear two things from female clients; ‘this won’t give me big muscles will it!?’ And ‘I bulk really easily!’
There is a general misconception amongst female trainees that if they start lifting weights that they will turn into He-man. Women do not ‘bulk’ from weight training; they simply do not have the hormonal production to elicit noticeable gains in muscle mass in a short period of time. Females tend to produce 15-20 times less of the male sex hormone testosterone than healthy men … Read more

How do i get toned? explained

From conducting thousands of consultations for a massive range of clientele over the years there is one statement that I hear time and time again:
‘I want to tone up.’
If I had a pound for every time I heard ‘I want to tone up’ I would be a richer man. Another phrase I hear is ‘I want to tone up but I don’t want to lose weight.’
If you understand how to get toned then you will know that this phrase is actually doent make complete sense.
Let me explain
A muscle fibre is made up of two main parts;
Sarcoplasm – The fluid inside … Read more

VIDEO: Ladies the fastest way to tone up

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VIDEO: Perfect lunge technique

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