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Powerbag Exercises – Uneven Walking Lunges

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Lynsey from Eqvvs Training in Knightsbridge shares the last of her favourite Powerbag exercises. If you think lunges are hard, wait until you try this one! Thanks Lynsey! Stand holding the middle of a sandbag with both hands and with it resting on one shoulder. Proceed to walking lunges across the length of the studio. Lower the bag slowly to…

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Powerbag Exercises – Backward Lunge with Rotation

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Lynsey from eqvvs training in Knightsbridge continues to share her favourite exercises using a Powerbag. If you’ve mastered a lunge and want to try something a bit more challenging then give this a go. By adding a weighted rotation your legs are having to work harder to stabilise you as your centre of gravity shifts. This exercise also requires the…

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Powerbag Exercises – Bent Over Row

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Lynsey from Eqvvs Training in Knightsbridge continues to share her favourite Powerbag exercises, this time demonstrating the bent over row. The bent over row is a great exercise for training the large muscles of your upper back, particularly useful if you spend lots of time hunched over a desk. I like using the Powerbag but you can also perform a great row…

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Powerbag Exercises – Abdominal Twists

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Lynsey from Eqvvs Training in Knightsbridge continues to share her favourite Powerbag exercises, this one focuses on abdominal twists. Try this great exercise to train the internal and external oblique muscles of the abdomen. Sit with your feet touching the floor and the Powerbag next to you on one side. Holding onto the Powerbag handles, reach to your side and lift the…

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Powerbag Exercises – Single Leg Deadlifts

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Over the next few days Lynsey, from Eqvvs Training in Knightsbridge, will share some of her favourite Powerbag exercises. The first in this series, Powerbag single leg deadlifts, are an advanced exercise, but it is great for training your hamstrings and glutes. Stand holding the Powerbag horizontally by both of the handles Take your weight on one leg and hinge the…

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What are compound exercises?

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Weight lifting exercises can be separated into two broad categories; Compound movements Isolation movements Compound exercises are multi-joint movements that rely on the coordinated actions of several muscle groups to move two or more joints through a range of motion, where as isolation exercises target single muscle groups across one joint. Both have an important role to play in training but…

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