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Seated Calf Raise

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...
Single Leg Lunge

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...
Leg Press-Machine

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...
Christine Law – CrossFit Mount Isa

Christine Law – CrossFit Mount Isa

Christine Law, owner of CrossFit Mount Isa, talks about her experiences completing the Certificate III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute… “Fitness Institute were fantastic when I completed my Certificate III and IV in Fitness. The lecturers were...
Back Squat – Smith Machine

Back Squat – Smith Machine

Learn how to perform the Back Squat exercise using a smith machine to strengthen legs and hips with the team at Fitness Institute. Machine: Smith Machine To being, bend knees to get underneath the bar, placing the bar behind the neck and onto the shoulders. Grip onto...
Bicep Curl – Cables

Bicep Curl – Cables

Learn how to perform a standing Bicep Curl to strengthen the upper arms using a cable machine with the team at Fitness Institute. Machine: Life Fitness Cables To begin, set the cable (to the ground) and select the appropriate weight. Grab hold of the handles and stand...