weight training

  1. Which Strength Bar Is For Which Exercise?

    Which Strength Bar Is For Which Exercise?

    Most people are used to seeing the barbell but there are many different types of weight lifting bars and it’s important to use the right bar for what you wa

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  2. The Basics For Strength Training In A Gym

    The Basics For Strength Training In A Gym

    Before you start working on your strength a good starting point is to define what it is you are trying to achieve, short and long term. This will help to de

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  3. Want To Open Your Own Fitness Studio?

    Want To Open Your Own Fitness Studio?

    If you think you are ready to set up your own studio or gym what are the main considerations? Here we consider the main tips for any budding gym owner or fi

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  4. What’s Best - Cable Machines Or Free Weights?

    What’s Best - Cable Machines Or Free Weights?

    This is a question we, and most personal trainers, frequently get asked. Which is better for you, using a cable machine or using free weights? Both are usef

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  5. Why Is Strength Training Important For Everyone?

    Why Is Strength Training Important For Everyone?

    Strength training has never really lost its popularity, but do we really know why its so good for us? Here we explore the continued benefits of strength tra

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  6. 5 Essential Pieces of Gym Equipment

    5 Essential Pieces of Gym Equipment

    With so many pieces of gym equipment to choose from it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed and just stick to what you’ve always used. Here we've sel

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  7. Focus on Negative Movement (or Eccentric) During Weights

    Focus on Negative Movement (or Eccentric) During Weights

    What is negative or eccentric movement? Negative movement is essentially the downward movement during lifting of weights where you lower the weight towards

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  8. Anytime Leisure Rebrands to Origin Fitness

    Anytime Leisure Rebrands to Origin Fitness

    Anytime Leisure Rebrands to Origin Fitness,  Anytime Leisure, the Scottish based fitness equipment supplier has rebranded and will now be known as Orig

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  9. Jordan Fitness Offer Brandable Olympic Weight Discs

    Jordan Fitness Offer Brandable Olympic Weight Discs

    This week Jordan has announced that it is launching a new range of Olympic discs. The discs have three contoured handgrips and allow the user to customise t

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