This is the sixth in a series of blogs in which we analyse some significant weight training exercises that generally miss the attention of fitness buffs. The exercises are challenging but they look simple – so why do them? But then, the very objective of exercise is to CHALLENGE yourself. Do you not want to increase intensity through exercise variations?
This is the fifth in a series of blogs in which we analyse some significant weight training exercises that somehow miss the attention of exercisers! The exercises are challenging – but then, the very objective of exercise is to CHALLENGE yourself. Do you not want to increase intensity through execution of exercise variations?
In one of our earlier blogs, “Sell Yourself in the Interview!” we detailed the preps the fitness professional must do before the interview. The questions that may be asked in the interview are hard to predict but not very easy to anticipate!
The traditional Standing Good Morning is a hip hinge movement with an external weight carried across the back of the shoulders. It is said, the Good Morning was so named because it looks like a stretch you tend to perform as soon as you rise out of bed!
One of the most common knee injuries is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) sprain or tear. Those who participate in high demand sports like soccer, football, tennis, badminton, squash and basketball have higher risk of injury to their ACLs.
Dr Meenakshi (P. T.) explains how we can help the Achilles tendon – also referred to as the calcaneal tendon – to safely and swiftly recover from injury so that we minimize the risk of its reoccurrence. She breaks down her explanation in terms of
This is the third in a series of blogs in which we analyse some significant weight training exercises that somehow miss the attention of exercisers!
We look at the Negative Sit Up (NSU) – “negative” means against gravity or, if you want a techno label, “Retro-Gravity Lie-DOWN” (RGLD!
Bulgarian Split Squat (BSS) is a static movement while the “lunge” is generally considered to be dynamic – unless of course the lunge is “static” as we often term it thus in India. The BSS is also termed as “rear foot elevated split squat”.
Dr Meenakshi (P. T.) with a Master’s Degree in Sports Physiotherapy is Gāyo Fitness Academy’s Hon. Senior National Faculty and Assessor in Sports Medicine, Sports Medical Rehabilitation and Exercise Therapy.