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Resistance Band Exercises and Protips!

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This week we’re sharing a bunch of information on a useful but rarely ever seen piece of equipment at many gyms, the resistance band.

Whatever shape or size the bands are, be they giant rubber bands or long rubber bands with (or without!) handles at each end, they take up little room, don’t cost much, are incredibly portable and useful for all sorts of strength and mobility exercises for a wide range of client types.

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Working with Beginners

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As trainers, many of you will be spending a fair bit of time with people that are, in some way or another, beginners. And we know some of you are beginners yourselves when it comes to training people!

Here’s a series of posts to help with considering their problems, building appropriate programs, concentrating on muscle building, fixing mistakes early on, and things to consider for your own career.

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The Turkish Get Up

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After our all video post last week, we’re going back to covering just one theme, and this week that’s concentrating on just one exercise, the Turkish Get Up. We’ve only mentioned this glorious exercise once before on our blog and so we thought it time to give this truly excellent exercise a little more love.

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Habit forming, Best of 2016 and Lessons Learned Getting Strong

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I don’t know about you, but 2017 felt like it was going to take an age to arrive. And now that we’re back, all of a sudden we’re half way through January and already the gyms are starting to empty out of some of those who made their new year resolutions to get fit and decided perhaps it can wait a while longer.

Not so for your clients I hope!

We start of this New Year with a post on daily exercise habit forming, a round-up of some of the Best of 2016 posts from a couple of well known fitness writers.

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Brains and butts

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This week it’s mainly brains and butts! We share an insightful series of posts on willpower, how hormones make you feel hungry and full, what mental toughness really is and how to build it, why glute training matters and a positive tale of long term success working in a commercial gym.

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