Why all the fuss about Core Strength?

A fit man and woman doing plank exercises for core strength

Core strength – what exactly does this mean? Many people, both qualified and those less so, talk of the importance of core strength, yet often they are unclear on exactly what this is. Many tend to believe that core training is simply doing crunches, planks and trunk twist exercises. These exercises can be great for … Read more

Resistance Training, the basics

A young woman practising resistance training in a gym

Resistance training (also known as strength or weight training) has many benefits. And the best thing is, anyone can do it. You don’t need to spend a tonne of money on expensive equipment or a gym membership. Read on for a beginners introduction to resistance training. What exactly is resistance training? Basically, resistance training is … Read more