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What’s been going on this week? Quite a lot actually.
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Video : How to Set Up For The Squat (megsquats)
A great look at the ‘setting up‘ side of squatting.
Gymchat 278 – TBAWe’re still finalising the details for this week’s discussion. I’ll post them on the blog (and Twitter, Facebook etc) shortly. In the meantime, take a look at some of the previous episodes of the show – (there’s an example below, and a full list here). And if you’ve got any questions or comments on the various topics discussed, we’d love to hear them. Just leave a note below the video.
Lane Hagen and Personal Trainer Josh Hewett. Great conversation.
NB : if you’d like to take part in a future episode – either as an interviewee, or as a guest host – just drop us a line. Love hearing how everyone else trains.
Checking Out : SWEMAX (Sweat Analysis)Looks great. The SWEMAX is a sweat analysis tool for your workouts – telling you how much to drink, the salts to replace and the intensity of each exercise. Paired with the usual information gleaned from your training, this is certainly wonderful data to have. And they’ll doubtless be adding more over time. A little video :
Ever Tried Kettlebells?
If you've seen people using them but never taken the plunge yourself, here are the ones I use personally. You can also pick up a book/DVD/course if you want to learn how to put them to work.
Tip of the Week: Knee Rehabilitation ProgressionEach week we publish a number of tips and techniques via Twitter, the blog; and the newsletter. Wherever you are, there’s always a way to improve what you’re doing. This tip is from Josh Hewett‘s excellent ‘Bulletproof Your Body‘ series. The ‘right‘ way to fix your knees after surgery. Over to Josh :
Good stuff. Note that this is only a snippet from the full piece – swing by Josh‘ blog for the entire article. A great read.