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

Forearm Massage

By |2019-05-03T16:18:45+10:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Mobility, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Forearm Massage

Perfect for the end of a workout when you have used a lot of grip strength, the forearm massage will assist in returning blood flow and recovery... The team at Fitness Institute show you have to perform this restorative technique. Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health [...]

6 10, 2016

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching (PNF)

By |2018-09-10T16:37:21+10:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching (PNF)

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is an advanced form of flexibility training that involves both the stretching and contraction of the muscle group being targeted. PNF stretching was originally developed as a form of rehabilitation, and to that effect it is very effective. It is also excellent for targeting specific muscle groups, and as well as increasing [...]

18 07, 2014

Front Squat

By |2019-04-26T16:26:48+10:00July 18th, 2014|Categories: Mobility, Strength Exercises|Tags: |Comments Off on Front Squat

Ideally, with the front squat, you will have a rack to use so that you don't have to clean the bar up. If you are lifting out of a rack, you will need to ensure you establish a good squat stance with feet directly underneath the bar. I like to have my heels right underneath [...]

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