Hip Thrust Foot Placement

I see many people in the gym doing hip thrusters with poor and incorrect form every day. There is quite a lot to take into account when doing hip thrusters This post today is directly about foot placement and why it’s important to have your shins vertical when you perform this exercise. Picture 1: Incorrect foot placement ?– what is incorrect …

Training During Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy lifts your spirits and prepares you for  labor and childbirth. It can add to healthy and safe pregnancy and provide many benefits that make your pregnancy more enjoyable. Some of the benefits of exercising during pregnancy are: Fewer problems experienced during childbirth Enhanced post natal recovery Help strengthen your upper and lower body to deal with extra …

What Is The Mind-Muscle Connection?

As you know, movement is controlled by the brain. The first step towards muscular contraction is a signal sent by the brain to your muscles telling them to contract. You might say that the Mind-Muscle Connection (MMC) occurs at something called the “neuromuscular junction”. This is where the mind meets the body. The brain releases a chemical neurotransmitter called ‘Acetylcholine’ …