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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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Compound Exercise – Cleans

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Cleans… and how to perform them   Check out this video of our trainer Nicola Addison to see how to perform cleans, an excellent compound move. One of the biggest moves you should learn to master. Combining the deadlift with an upright row and catch; the clean, once mastered has incredible results on the body. A tough set of these…

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Compound Exercise – Dead Lifts

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Deadlifts from the floor with a barbell are one of the best exercises you could possibly do. You should be able to lift more weight with this exercise than any other! This exercise works the entire body with emphasis on the legs and back. You’ll know you’ve worked your entire body after this great compound movement. Watch Nicola perform a…

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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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Exercise for Fat Loss

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When it comes to burning Calories, the place where the majority if this can be done is in the muscles of the body (or specifically, at the mitochondria of the muscles). With this in mind it is safe to say that your muscles are the furnaces – and so the more furnaces you have fired up (or the greater the…

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Can you spot reduce fat?

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Can you spot reduce fat? It is a commonly held misconception that in order to reduce the fat stored in a particular area of the body all you need to do is work the muscle in that specific area and you will burn the localised fat. This notion is referred to as spot reduction and there are many companies that…

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More tips for boosting your metabolism

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Avoid excessive caffeine and undue stress. Both of these can reduce the rate of your metabolism greatly. Breathing exercises and meditation techniques can help provide your body with plenty of oxygen and provide great relief from stress. Get some good shut eye Sleep deprivation increases production of the chemical cortisol which in turn increases hunger and reduces your ability to tell when…

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