Prone Military Press

Prone Military Press

Prone Military Press This exercise is one of my favourites for the shoulders.  It helps promote excellent function as well as being a good workout.   Combining corrective exercise with something a bit more gratifying is a hit in my book, especially when...

Waiters Bow Stretch

Waiters Bow Stretch

Waiters Bow Stretch The waiters bow is a fantastic stretch to re-establish normal pelvic movement and free up the spine. Very often the spine will over flex in people with poor core stability or tight hamstrings and over time this can lead to disc-related issues....

Swiss Ball Warm Up Routine

Swiss Ball Warm Up Routine

Swiss Ball Warm Up Routine In five minutes you can completely warm and mobilise the body ready for exercise in a nice gentle way with the swiss ball. Following this routine you’ll cover every area from head to toe with a particular emphasis on the spine. Follow...

Foam Roller Routine (Whole Body)

Foam Roller Routine (Whole Body)

Foam Roller Routine (Whole Body) Just like anything else in life, your body will change each and every day. Therefore your need for stretching and strengthening will adjust daily also. Using the whole body foam rolling routine is a great way to not only work on the...

7 Ways To Increase Your Wellbeing

7 Ways To Increase Your Wellbeing

7 Ways To Increase Your Wellbeing The vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve, but why would you be interested in knowing that:-) Well in short, if you want to optimise your physical, mental and emotional health it’s been shown to be vitally important. Research in 2010...

Lower Trapezius Dip

Lower Trapezius Dip

Lower Trapezius Dip The lower trapezius is located just between your shoulder blades and is partly responsible for stabilising a healthy shoulder. Through underuse, poor postural habits and faulty loading – perhaps from poor exercise choices – this muscle...

Swiss Ball Prone Bridge

Swiss Ball Prone Bridge

Swiss Ball Prone Bridge The plank is an overused, misunderstood and poorly executed exercise, in my opinion. It creates excessive tension in the six pack muscle (rectus abdominus) and therefore increases the curvature of the upper body. This leads to bad shoulders,...