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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

3 12, 2014

Upright Rows

By |2019-07-29T12:20:32+10:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Upright Rows

Learn how to perform an Upright Row exercise with the team at Fitness Institute and strengthen the shoulder and trapezius muscles To begin, take an even grip on the bar with the arms fully extended. Place feet roughly shoulder width apart with toes pointing forward (Figure 1). Flex the elbows, bringing the bar up to the [...]

28 11, 2014

Plank/Hover

By |2019-07-29T12:40:36+10:00November 28th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Plank/Hover

Learn how to perform the Forearm Plank or "Hover" exercise for core strength and endurance with the team at Fitness Institute. To begin, lie on the ground. Create a straight line from head to toe by placing elbows underneath the body in line with chest. Depending on preference, you can hold your hands together  (Figure 1) [...]

24 11, 2014

Banded Push Up

By |2019-07-29T13:03:55+10:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Banded Push Up

Take your pushups to the next level and learn how to use a resistance band to strengthen chest and arms with the team at Fitness Institute. If you are unable to do push ups on toes yet, it is not recommended to perform this exercise. Note: the thickness of the band determines the resistance (i.e. the [...]

11 06, 2014

Australian Institute of Kettlebell Training video

By |2019-07-26T11:24:30+10:00June 11th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises, News, Strength Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Australian Institute of Kettlebell Training video

Check out our video for some Kettlebell tips and if you are keen on learning more skills, be sure to check in with the team at Australian Institute of Kettlebells. A big thanks to the instructors from the Australian Institute of Kettlebells for coming out to Fitness Institute and Strand Fitness to deliver the Powerbag and [...]

19 05, 2014

Get the most out of Kettlebell Swings!

By |2019-07-26T11:21:01+10:00May 19th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises, Strength Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Get the most out of Kettlebell Swings!

Swing into action this year with Kettlebells. Kettlebells are the hottest piece of fitness equipment on the market and as a coach or athlete, it is imperative to have your technique down pat. The biggest tip is that it is all in the hips. There are plenty of variations of kettlebell swings out there. Here is [...]

13 05, 2014

Effective Indoor Rowing Technique

By |2019-07-26T11:29:26+10:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Effective Indoor Rowing Technique

The rowing machine has become one of the most popular pieces of equipment in the gym. Learn how to get your technique right with the team at Fitness Institute! How to row effectively: Aim to keep a straight back and neutral head (back in line with neck) in order to keep shoulders in a strong position. [...]

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