Imagine this conversation between trainer and client; Trainer: “So my assessment findings has determined that your glutes are tight.” Client: “What are my ‘glutes’?” Trainer: “They are the muscles on your backside.” Client: “So your saying I have tight buns? Sweet, thanks!” Trainer: “No, no, this ins’t a good thing!” Client: “Oh so your’e saying I’m […]
Shoulder rehab is hard right? There are so many things that can go wrong in there- subacromial bursitis, supraspinatus impingement, biceps impingement, rotator cuff weakness, frozen shoulders. The list goes on and on. How do we know what is what? And what do we do specifically if we don’t know what is specifically wrong? And […]
Referring to one of Max’s previous posts referring to the danger of the wildly swinging pendulum that the fitness industry often gets swept along by may be a good place to start- I think I have become infatuated with the concept of barefoot or ‘minimalist’ running, and can feel my hair start to be swept back as I hold […]
It is with much excitement that I can share with you that today I had a meeting with the lecturers from TAFE SA’s Fitness program. The meeting occurred at their request, as thy wanted a review of the evidence of the risks and benefits of different forms of core/abdominal/trunk training. After viewing the evidence, and much […]
I don’t like abdominal crunches. I don’t prescribe them, and don’t like the fact they are still widely prescribed. I think they are, for most people, a bad exercise. There are three major reasons why.