Women’s weights and home gyms

By October 14, 2016Stuff We Like
Training female clients

This week we’ve really enjoyed these first two posts specifically geared towards female fitness, then posts on fitness apps tested by scientists, some nice finishing workouts using farmer’s carries, and setting up your own home gym.

Stephanie Lee writes an interesting article explaining why women should be weight training, explains some of the differences between men and women, and gets some experts to give their opinions on how to go about it. Lift heavy!

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More on strength training for women, and how the media advertises to the different sexes. Performance over pure aesthetics is something we should all be in favour of (unless you’re competing on stage!).

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Scientists test a group of fitness apps across the entire exercise spectrum and found them mostly lacking. There’s a hell of a long (perhaps impossibly far) way to go before coaches will get replaced by machines, however much the tech world might like that to be different!

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I love farmer’s carries and would often use them as the final hard component of a workout with clients. Here’s three different ways to go about using them in a similar fashion.

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There’s a good reason this post only takes a minute to read. The same advice applies whether you’re training people or training yourself: you can do a lot with very little (correct!) equipment.

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