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29 07, 2019

Tricep Dip Machine – plate loaded

By |2019-07-29T10:51:50+10:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Tricep Dip Machine – plate loaded

Using a Tricep Dip machine is an effective way to strengthen the muscles on the back of the arms as well as shoulders and chest. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if [...]

25 07, 2019

Seated Calf Raise

By |2019-07-25T11:02:47+10:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Seated Calf Raise

A seated calf raise effectively isolates and strengthens the soleus muscle, the smaller calf muscle underneath the larger gastrocnemius muscle. This is because the knees need to be bent in order to engage the soleus.  Learn how to perform this movement with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of [...]

25 07, 2019

Single Leg Lunge

By |2019-07-25T10:46:54+10:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Single Leg Lunge

A lunge is a single-leg movement working hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, core and inner thigh. Lunges help develop lower-body strength and endurance, and can be effective at evening out muscle imbalances. Learn how to perform a single leg or Split Lunge using a Hammer Strength machine with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember [...]

22 07, 2019

Leg Press-Machine

By |2019-07-24T09:55:58+10:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Leg Press-Machine

A staple in the gym environment the horizontal Leg Press Machine is a great way to work the thigh and glute muscles. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new [...]

11 06, 2019

Ring Push Ups

By |2019-06-11T11:29:09+10:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Ring Push Ups

Build strength, stabilisation and co-ordination using the rings as a variation to standard push ups. Learn how to progress and regress this chest and tricep movement that also targets the core and prepares you for more advanced movements like ring muscle ups with the team at Fitness Institute. See how to do Ring Muscle ups [...]

30 05, 2019

Lebert Equalizer Push ups & Rows

By |2019-05-30T10:02:00+10:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Lebert Equalizer Push ups & Rows

The Lebert Equalizer is a training tool gaining popularity amongst personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts everywhere for the ability to do strength, cardiovascular, endurance and stretching movements anywhere you can carry them. Learn how to do two of the many possible exercises, push ups and rows, for back, chest, shoulder  strength and stability with the [...]

30 05, 2019

Lebert Equalizer L Sits

By |2019-05-30T09:49:06+10:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Lebert Equalizer L Sits

The Lebert Equalizer is a training tool gaining popularity amongst personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts everywhere for the ability to do strength, cardiovascular, endurance and stretching movements anywhere you can carry them. Gaining a lot of respect in training circles, the L Sit is a core exercise that develops strength, flexibility and stability in your [...]

28 05, 2019

Lebert Equalizer Dips

By |2019-05-28T11:58:56+10:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Lebert Equalizer Dips

The Lebert Equalizer is a training tool gaining popularity amongst personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts everywhere for the ability to do strength, cardiovascular, endurance and stretching movements anywhere you can carry them. Learn how to do one of the many possible exercises, a Dip for tricep and chest strength, with the team at Fitness Institute! [...]

28 05, 2019

Front Rack Barbell Lunge

By |2019-05-28T11:27:31+10:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Front Rack Barbell Lunge

Lunges are an excellent way to correct imbalances in leg strength and mix up an over reliance of squats in a training program. This popular training movement, not only works the hamstrings, glutes, thighs and calves, it requires balance, core strength and stability to perform as well. Learn how to do a stationary, forward, backward [...]

28 05, 2019

American Kettlebell Swings

By |2019-05-28T10:11:05+10:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on American Kettlebell Swings

American Kettlebell Swings differ from the Russian Kettlebell Swings in some important ways. See the difference between them as well as how to perform them with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have [...]

24 05, 2019

Russian Kettlebell Swings

By |2019-05-24T13:43:10+10:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Russian Kettlebell Swings

The Russian Kettlebell Swing is a glute and hammy intense movement that is gaining popularity as a training technique. It looks simple, but there are some important things to remember to ensure you avoid some of the common faults. Learn more about how to perform this full body movement with the team at Fitness Institute. [...]

24 05, 2019

Goblet Squats

By |2019-05-24T13:22:57+10:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Goblet Squats

Goblet Squats are a perfect way to develop squat technique. Learn how to perform this popular thigh and glute exercise with the team at Fitness Institute. Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition [...]

8 05, 2019

Hamstring Stretch

By |2019-05-08T11:19:59+10:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Mobility|Tags: |Comments Off on Hamstring Stretch

When your hamstrings are tight, your mobility can be reduced and your lower back may start to feel the strain. Utilise what you have close by to lengthen hamstring muscles with a good stretch while reducing the potential for lower back pain and increasing mobility in the pelvis as well as overall flexibility. [...]

3 05, 2019

Banded Pull Ups

By |2019-05-03T15:17:28+10:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Banded Pull Ups

The thicker the band the more support you will have! Learn how to do the perfect banded pull with the team of Fitness Institute! This is the ideal way to train your way to an unassisted pull-up! See more on Jump Pull-ups HERE  Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical [...]

2 05, 2019

Jumping Pull ups

By |2019-05-02T11:52:29+10:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Jumping Pull ups

A Jumping Pullup not only stands alone as a movement that builds up strength - particularly by using the eccentric (or lowering) phase of the movement. it is also a perfect way to learn and become conditioned to doing an unassisted Pull-up... In the full lockout position, keep your heels on a box, [...]

2 03, 2016

Some Cool Weight Plate Exercises

By |2019-04-24T12:46:24+10:00March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Some Cool Weight Plate Exercises

Check out some cool weight plate exercises we found to add to your sessions - thanks to Men's Health for the video! See more Men's Health Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/MensHealthMag Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition to consider. [...]

31 12, 2014

Pec Flys – Dumbbells

By |2019-07-26T10:39:01+10:00December 31st, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Pec Flys – Dumbbells

The Pec Fly (or Flye as it is sometimes called) isolates the chest muscles very effectively. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! It might help to carry the weights onto the bench first and then rest them on your knees / thighs before lying down and adopting the position [...]

30 12, 2014

Dumbbell Shrugs

By |2019-07-26T11:00:31+10:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dumbbell Shrugs

Shrugs engage the trapezius, shoulder and back muscles to do the heavy lifting whilst a range of smaller muscles groups help in the process. Learn how to perform this unique exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! To begin, hold the dumbbells by your side (Figure 1). Ensure you have a solid grip. From here, contract [...]

29 12, 2014

Pullover – Hammer Strength

By |2019-07-26T10:23:32+10:00December 29th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Pullover – Hammer Strength

The pullover works a range of muscles including the pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, latissimus dorsi, triceps and abdominal muscles. Learn how to perform this movement in a machine with the team at Fitness Institute! Machine: Hammer Strength Pullover To begin, sit in the machine. Putting the safety belt on is recommended. Reach back, [...]

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