Friday, August 17, 2018

How to master the Z-press

Are you sitting comfortably? Not for long. However much weight you can hoist overhead, the Z-press is a challenge: it requires strength in...

Common groin injuries and how to prevent them

'The groin is a troublesome area for both occasional and serious athletes,’ says Alex Hunter. Hunter is the clinical director at Six Physio...

Action star Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s workout

From dishing out vigilante justice in the Kick-Ass movies to his upcoming role as superhero Quicksilver in Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Aaron Taylor-Johnson...

Andy Turner: from GB hurdler to bodybuilder

Don’t recognise former Great Britain 110m hurdler Andy Turner? You’re not the only one. One minute he’s got the physique of a light,...

Unilateral training: Key questions answered

What are unilateral moves? Simply put, a unilateral movement uses one arm or leg rather than both to move a resistance from point A to...

CrossFit’s next star

CrossFit athlete Kane relied on his excellent endurance to win competitions. If he was going to step up to elite level, though, he realised...

How to injury-proof your shoulder

Your shoulders transmit a vast amount of power through a massive range of movement, as well as stabilising the arm when it’s bearing...

Is CrossFit safe?

Yes... says Andy McTaggart, health and fitness manager at Fitness First, Tottenham Court Road, London I joined a CrossFit box this year because I was no longer playing...

How to prevent common running injuries

David Wynne is a sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist. As research lead of West London Physiotherapy (westlondonphysio.co.uk), he’s investigating how running biomechanics relate to...

7 quick injury prevention exercises

If your self-improvement plan reads ‘harder/faster/heavier/more,’ you’re bound to injure yourself. Recent studies suggests that one in two runners injure themselves every year,...
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