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Price: (as of – Details) An Extra Thick Mat for Extra Comfort! Yoga is a great way to relax and connect with your body. But if you are trying to get the most out of your stretches, performing them on bare flooring can be painful when your hands, knees and vertebrae press into the ground. […]

Resistance training targets the full body with particular emphasis on the posterior chain and core for both strength and physique shape and allows you to work towards YOUR own objective by having targeted options with both your rep range and load.       It also provides exercises designed to challenge your grip, in addition […]

     Frequency Two to three days per week. The rules Perform all exercises in pairs (e.g. 1&2, 3&4, etc), leaving 48 hours between workouts. (e.g. Tuesday and Friday). There is no rest between paired exercises. Once you have completed the pair, you will have a 30 to 60-second rest and move to the next […]

 Words/workout: Sam Ly (pictured)  Photography: Jamie Watling  1. Straight-arm plank Lie on a flat surface. Position hands directly under shoulders and legs, shoulder-width apart. Stay on the balls of toes and push the body off the ground into a push-up position. Keep head forward and spine neutral as you contract the core, keeping stomach tight, […]

  Warm-up (not pictured)   This dynamic warm-up will prepare your body for key moves. Consider it an investment. 2–3 minutes: (20 seconds each) Begin with high knees, running in one place for 20 seconds. Followed with butt kickers, with heels kicking back to touch your butt, for 20 seconds. Lastly, fully extend arms and […]

Images by Dave Laus. Complete this routine as a timed circuit or do five rounds (20 reps each exercise).  The gist: A medicine ball is a weighted ball roughly about 35 centimetres in diameter, and comes in a variety of weights from one kg to 11 kg. They are inexpensive, and available in hard plastic, […]

This total body workout is as much about balance and coordination training as it is about building strength. This means you not only train the whole body, but you also make your entire body a stronger and more cohesively functioning machine. Try to put as much power as you can behind each compound movement to […]

Skip the queue for fat loss with this strategic workout by March 2017 cover model Claudia Jovanoski. Words/workout: Claudia Jovanovski (pictured) Photography: James Patrick   Time-poor gymmers are all too familiar with supersetting to save time. Pushing out two moves successively with little or no rest between is among the best fitness hacks going – especially […]

The rules: Perform this leg workout twice a week. Keep two to three days between sessions. Once you get used to the moves you can add more weight.  Superset 1: Squat with wide stance x20 + Stable lunges x15 per leg (4 rounds) Do 20 squats with wide stance. Make sure your weight is on your heels and […]

          The core includes all of the abs (deep and superficial) in addition to the muscles of the hips and lower back. These four exercises are designed to target as much of the core as possible. When combined with the flexion, extension and rotation exercises in the DB Complex and HIIT […]