Stretching before and after exercise is very important for all runners. The benefits from stretching are that you may prevent injury, bring the shortened muscles Read More…
The knee is the largest and one of the most complex joints in the body. It is essential for movement, and enabling your legs to bend and straighten. The knee joint is composed of Read More…
Overuse injuries occur when a part of the body is forced to work too hard. This can be because other muscles are weak, because of poor posture or because of overtraining.
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In the delightful month of December, Gregg and I thought we would set a challenge to the fantastic Stoke F.I.T. members! It was called ADVENT – Always Do Various Exercises Next Time.
I started by picking Read More…
In this delightful month of December, Gregg and I thought we would set a challenge to the fantastic Stoke F.I.T. members! It is called ADVENT – Always Do Various Exercises Next Time.
I will be picking an exercise, and explaining the reasons for my choice. I will then pass on to somebody else who will chose an exercise for the following day and so on, that way all members became active in deciding their own future!!
So, for the first exercise of ADVENT, I will chose 20 burpees and I will pass on to Kerry Taylor for tomorrow’s choice.
Burpees are a great exercise for activating your cardio-vascular system and getting your heart rate right up there!!
They also give you a great toning workout, exercising chest, arms, abs, back, shoulders, quads and calves – perfect!
Christmas, and indeed Stoke F
wouldn’t be half as fun if we didn’t have a laugh!! So, here to give you a chuckle, are Shrek and Donkey with a Christmas day exercise all the way from the swamp!!
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