Single Leg Deadlift

Single Leg Deadlift

The single leg deadlift is a uni-lateral movement which basically means working each leg individually. It is a progression from the traditional Romanian deadlift and focuses on working your posterior chain, so think the muscles down the back of your body, but...
Jumping lunges

Jumping lunges

Jumping lunges are an explosive movement that uses power and works all of your leg muscles. It increases the intensity of the normal lunge by adding more of a cardiovascular aspect to it with the jump. You will feel your quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves, and hip...
Bench Press

Bench Press

The bench press is a compound movement, one of the big 5 lifts and is one of the main chest building exercises!   The bench press is primarily for building strength and mass in the chest, but also has large activation of the anterior part of your shoulder, and...
Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

The RDL (Romanian Deadlift) is a lift designed to strengthen the posterior chain muscles. As discussed in our previous blog on the Kettlebell Swing, the posterior chain includes muscles down the back of your body, such as glutes, hamstrings, and erector spinae. The...
Lunges – technique and variations

Lunges – technique and variations

Lunges are one of the best ways to challenge your leg muscles. Endless variations of this exercise means there are always new options to try, including progressions and regressions – how good! One of the main benefits of a lunge is the fact it is a unilateral movement...
Kettlebell Swing

Kettlebell Swing

The kettlebell swing is a fantastic movement to train your posterior chain and build your power.   So what exactly is your posterior chain I hear you ask? This simply means the muscles down the back of your body – so think hamstrings, glutes, calves, lats,...