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Tornado Ball

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  BALLS to the WALL. The Tornado ball is a type of medicine ball with rope cord passing through the center making it a very versatile exercise tool for a multitude of functional fitness and anaerobic programs. They are available in various sizes/weights ranging from 3kg, 4kg, 5kg, 6kg to 8kg. It is designed to…

Kettlebells Go Soft!

Kettlebells Go Soft!

Kettlebells Go Soft If you want to workout with kettlebells but are worried about the damage one of the iron styles could do if it slipped out of your grasp, then you can stop worrying, the Soft Kettlebell is here. Kettlebells have been around for a long time, but have become very popular recently mainly…

CrossFit Talk the Talk

CrossFit  Talk the Talk

(Rich Froning, one of CrossFit’s best.) Crossfit language ‘talk the talk’   CrossFit workouts were designed to improve ten different fitness criteria thought to be the total package, these are cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, accuracy, agility, and balance. The man behind it all and founder, Greg Glassman a former gymnast, developed…

Killer Foods

Killer Foods

Killer Foods I think most of us are aware that many of the additives in foods are not good for us and in some cases are straight out deadly. The reasons the food companies included them, range from increasing the shelve life, improving colour and flavor and in some cases to get you hooked on…

Squats vs. Leg Press

Squats vs. Leg Press

Squat vs. Leg Press Machine by David Renouf The incline leg press machine (in most instances) is superior to free weight squatting when it comes to building huge legs. Now I know that is going to stir up a lot of the SQUATING enthusiasts but being in the muscle building industry for over 50 years…

Dumbbell Training

Dumbbell Training

DUMBBELL TRAINING Dumbbell exercises should be included in all strength-training programs. Using Dumbbells you can develop the different elements of strength such as maximal strength, hypertrophy, explosive power and strength endurance. When using dumbbells as opposed to machines you not only activate the prime mover muscle but also the smaller stabilizing muscle groups which control…