Asthma & Exercise

Asthma and Exercise A chronic respiratory condition that almost everyone has had some from of exposure to, which presents as inflammation of the airways is known as Asthma. Asthma is a long-term condition, which reacts to certain ‘triggers’ causing a flare up, whereby the muscles around the airway squeeze tight,…

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Resistance Training

Resistance Training Resistance (also called strength training or weight training), is any form of exercise that causes the muscles within our body to contract against an external resistance to condition the musculoskeletal system of the body, leading to increases in strength, tone mass and/or endurance. When you lift weights at…

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Core Strengthening

The terms core strength, core work or core strengthening are well used in today's health culture; but what does it really mean? To make it more confusing different people use the term when referring to different things or use ‘core’ interchangeably with ‘abdominals’. What is the difference between core and abdominal muscles?…

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