With superhero movies hitting our screens left, right and centre, people wonder what these actors must do to reach the level and shape required for their upcoming big film. It might not be quite as far-fetched as you may think.
When most people think about conditioning exercises for the shoulder they probably think of some sort of rotational movement, whether it’s a Cuban rotation, lateral rotation or something else. Now there is nothing wrong with these, there’s just one that we think might trump them all – the bottoms up kettlebell press
In what may prove to be a gamechanger on the gym fashion scene, Orlebar Brown has announced a partnership with health and fitness specialists, Bodyism. The London-based firms have joined forces to deliver a 2017 collection of exclusive gym wear.
Your intermediate ab circuit is here. Intensity will increase, building from our original Beginners Gym-Free Abs article and there are some new exercises added. As before, you can perform these core exercises at your local park, back garden and away from the gym.
This article is one of three to be posted with workout ideas to really target your core, build ab definition and burn fat at the same time. The idea behind the three articles is that they require little to no equipment and space therefore being able to be completed anytime anywhere.
Pity the poor push-up. Used as a punishment in PE classes and the military, less sexy than a thousand more complicated exercises available in the modern gym, and done with terrible form by almost everyone, it’s perhaps the most underrated exercise on the planet. Because done right, the humble press-up is one of the best full-body moves possible.
Using a plyometric (plyo) box to change up a workout program is really effective. Plyometrics are really useful to break through plateaus and keep the participant progressing. The only caution with plyometrics is that it is a high impact/ high weight-bearing group of exercises, therefore people with joint issues or overcoming injuries should avoid until strength and proprioception is regained.