Weekly five: 21 July 2017

Your exercise tip – a basic abdominal routine to strengthen your torso Keeping your abdominals and torso muscles strong can help reduce the risk of injury and damage to underlying structures (like intervertebral discs and pressure on nerves) that can cause many short...

Weekly five: 17 February 2017

Your exercise tip – can we resistance train at home effectively? Yes, you can. A simple home exercise routine needs four elements.  A pushing exercise, a pulling exercise, a leg exercise and an abdominal exercise.  These are the basic start point you should look at to...

Weekly five: 21 October 2016

Welcome to this week’s Five from David Your exercise tip – What is HIIT (High intensity interval training) and the benefits? High intensity interval training is another way to train the body to become healthier and fitter.  Like any form of training, it has its good...

Weekly five: 23 September 2016

Your exercise tip – The magic pill   Having busy lifestyles these days, means we tend to lower our priority on health beneficial activities and increase time spent on things that are not so good for us.  As a consequence of these choices, time available and awareness...

The weekly five: 05 August 2016

Your exercise tip – Stretch as you strengthen     When we begin to exercise our bodies back into shape, our muscles become more synchronised and stronger, which increases our general quality of life and our confidence.  An issue that is not commonly addressed is the...