We recently stumbled across this article with some of the coolest mini workout cheat sheets, just like this one below, so we thought we had to share this with you.
You can check all 19 out here:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/laurenpaul/cheat-sheets-for-every-workout#.vypEEqY7A It also raises the question around training. What’s more effective? Train more often or train less often and more effectively? I believe the key to an effective training regime is effectiveness and consi
These exercises are designed to strengthen your inner core unit; your inner core unit consists of 4 main muscles.
Diaphragm When we’re talking about your core, we’re not talking about your 6 pack, these are your superficial ab muscles, what we are referring to are these muscles listed above, your inner core unit. These muscles are responsible for helping you maintain neutral spine, good posture, control your bladder, your br
Ever aspired for that Beyoncé like booty? Or maybe you just want a little more tone or a bit more lift? Or maybe you’re one of thousands of women who just can't feel your butt working when you train? Well keep reading... In this day and age we sit on our butts a lot! It's the information era, so a lot of people spend hours and hours sitting down. And over time our butts have got lazy! Some a little rounder, some a little soft and jiggly. What actually happens is our gluteal m
Secret Fat Loss Tips For Dad’s
Hey it’s Brad here and just like you I’m a Dad, a super proud one of course!
I can appreciate the struggles and frustrations of getting in shape, I ballooned out during Pregnancy (in support of course) and struggled for the first year of our daughters life to get my shit together with my health and fitness. I was training, but not with the intensity I used to. I was also only able to produce a fraction of the motivation I once had to train
1. Team Work makes the Dream Work As many of you well know, these past few weeks there has been a bit of a challenge throughout the members here at the Fit Shop where personnel had the opportunity to win big prizes through a couple of methods. Now we all know many of us have a highly competitive streak, which is great, whilst others are happy to take whatever the competition throws up, which is great too. Either way, as it progressed, what we seen more and more of was that no
Whether the scale hasn’t budged for one week or six, it’s always a frustrating experience — especially when you feel like you’ve done everything “right” to lose the weight. However, before you beat yourself up or throw in the towel, know that you’re not alone. Everything hits a plateau! Every good idea, diet program, marriage and professional athlete eventually hits a plateau. Luckily, there are ways to turn things around. For example, eating significantly less might get the
This post is for all the ladies out there that are afraid to lift weights because they don’t want to get “bulky”. Well ladies believe it or not, ITS NOT GONNA HAPPEN! So if you think you’re going to turn out like the body builders on stage, think again. The women doing the competitions train for it, they spend 4-5 hours a day in the gym and most are taking performance-enhancing drugs to look like that. So take that body builders image out of your head and give me your attenti
Now this is not a complete guide to building lean muscle, as there are a million different ways to help stimulate muscle growth using different techniques and twists on traditional weight lifting. However I will go into some of the techniques and tricks that I like to incorporate into my training and that have worked well for me and our members. To begin I'll explain the different types of muscle fibers that make up the muscles in your body. Firstly there are three different
Now I'm not usually one to get caught up in the whole celeb gossip thing. I actually don't even turn the TV on at home let alone take much interest in the top media stories. However I saw an image of Kim Kardashian (I'll call her KK for short) and felt there was a lot that many females could take from her. With all the sensationalised perfect 'fitness model physiques' splashed all over social media and the so called picture of beauty that seems to be portrayed in media these
You hear it all the time, "carbs are bad", "don't eat them after 6pm", "don't eat carbs with fats", "high carb is better", "low carb is better" and so on. The fact is most of these points can work, but for many people they're just unrealistic and not maintainable. We need carbs for brain function, recovery, lean muscle building and for energy. We do recommend having a balanced approach and having a serve of 'clean carbs' at each meal. This includes sweet potato, brown rice, q
To be successful in achieving your health and fitness, business, family, career, or life goals you should model someone who is already successful at it. This allows you to learn from their mistakes and achieve your goals sooner. Successful people have traits or habits that they do consistently, and below we have 10 things Fit Mums refuse to do, which you can model to help you achieve your goals! Leave the house without a pre organised snack. Leave their exercise until later i
Short on Time? Need to exercise? Haven’t got any equipment? Interval style training has been proven to produce great results in just as little as 20min a few times a week! If you’re not already, be sure to add this into your training schedule. Try this Full Body Interval style workout next time you need to fit in a workout at home or away traveling! Warm Up High knees (fast) x 20 + 1 x Squat jump - repeat for 90sec Push ups x 10 X 3 Rounds Workout (Increase reps each round) S
Now sorry if the subject line offended anyone (sorry Mum) but it's the basis of my email today and swear words seem to have a better effect. People often comment about how much I can get done in a day, and still have time to train, Facebook and have a good laugh in the office. But quiet simply I just don't F*&$ around, completion is something I pride myself on and procrastination is certainly something I avoid. I prioritise my tasks, complete them 1 at a time and designate sp
Hey Fit Fam! What an awesome week it's been so far! I hope you have been enjoying the longer days and getting the most out of them! Today I wanted to share something personal with you, it's about my journey over the last few months and what I've learnt. If someone had of told me 18 weeks ago that I'd be posing and dancing on stage with 20 other guys in there undies I probably would have told them where to go. But last weekend that's exactly what I did. 12 months ago I was at