😍 I think I’ve found my new favourite outdoor activity!🏄🏻♂️ What better way to get some ‘relaxing’ exercise while appreciating and savouring the wonders of God’s creation than at the beach and ‘standing on water’ haha 😊 #standuppaddle - I imagine this is also a good activity to keep your mind alert and prevent age-related … Continue reading Finding a New Sport through Divine Intervention?
A simple fitness routine that only takes 5 mins a day! No more excuses. Its time to get FIT! (Downloadable template included)
This is the second basic flow I've learnt on the rings. Pretty tough at first to do a few consecutively, especially when my palms get sweaty. I've learnt the trick is to keep the rings close and tight. Benefits of a Ring Flow Greater muscular 'time under tension' - because you are transitioning from one … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 2
Phase 3 (week 10 onwards) of the GMB Rings 1 program starts us on some basic Rings Flows! These are a combination of movements done sequentially without breaks. Benefits Increases muscular 'time under tension' Stimulates greater neuromuscular coordination More volume done in less time - more time efficient than doing reps! Overall more FUN than … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: Beginner Flow 1
Many of us struggle with Muscle Up progressions, especially on the rings. Sure with a bar you can swing your way up over the bar but with rings, it's not as easy to 'kip' while maintaining the false grip. Enter the BABY MUSCLE UP. I learned this during phase 2 of the Gold Medal Bodies … Continue reading Gymnastics Rings: The Baby Muscle Up!
I first learned this exercise when I started the Gold Medal Bodies Rings 1 Phase 1 level B program. And I gotta say it's one of the hardest exercises I've learnt to date! I still can't do more than 5 reps in a row and am still working on form but its improving with practice! … Continue reading 5 Tips to Achieving the Tuck-to-Tuck Shoulder Stand
Over the past few years I've been putting a lot of thought into this topic and experimented with a number of options. How many days should I train before resting? How many days should I rest? How strict should I be with my planned training cycle? In this post, I will list a few of … Continue reading Training Cycles: How Often To Train?