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TheraBand Exercises - The Banded Deadlift

TheraBand Exercises – The Banded Deadlift

Bands, Bands and More Bands! In this article you will learn of the extraordinary benefits resistance bands have and the possibility they have for athletes when trying to become more proficient or stronger in their training. Thera-bands, commonly known as just “bands” can be an integral part of any program. Regardless of whether you have […]

consistency is the key Iconic Fitness Dubai

CrossFit: Consistency is the Key

Why does my coach keep saying ‘Consistency is Key’? Consistency is the key. We coaches throw around that phrase like accountants throwing numbers together on an Excel document. As if it was just as simple as that. What does consistency really mean? And why is it so important? And finally what door does this key unlock?  While we all […]

What is a CrossFit workout?

What is a CrossFit workout?

What is CrossFit workout? You just signed up for your first CrossFit class! You’re a bit nervous, as all you’ve heard of or seen on social media platforms is these extraordinarily fit men and woman throwing themselves on to the ground yearning for just one last breath. It’s daunting, I know as I was once like you at the [...]
3 Reasons Banded Pull ups Aren't Enough

CrossFit: 3 Reasons Banded Pull ups Aren’t Enough

We all know pull ups can be really tough. Yet it's a movement just like squats, deadlifts and presses that need to be part of any person's training regimen. Admittedly it is the toughest one to conquer. Many of us resort to banded pull ups as it seems like an easy way to finally conquer that [...]
increase performance through dynamic stretching

Increase Performance through Dynamic Stretching

Using the Incorrect Stretching Method Can Decrease Your Performance We all grew up knowing the importance of a decent warm up routine with stretching. What we didn’t know back then was that static stretching (by holding an arm or leg in a certain stretched position over time) wasn’t the best way to prepare for an […]

CrossFit Gym: How many days a week can I train?

CrossFit Gym: How many days a week can I train?

How many days a week can you do CrossFit Introduction into a CrossFit Training in a Gym I could start off with telling you that you need to train and rest alternate days as that is believed to be the safest way to go about a physically sound routine, but that is only partly true.  […]

What we can learn from 21.2 Iconic Fitness Dubai Marina

What we can learn from 21.2

How did your 21.2 go and what did you learn from it? Some members of Iconic Fitness in Dubai Marina recently completed the CrossFit open workout 21.2. And as Rehab Coach, I was asked, “Why is my hips and back in bits and what do I need to change in my workout approach in the […]

Making the most of your time at Iconic Fitness

Making the most of your time at Iconic Fitness

By Andy on November 11, 2015 Trust us, Iconic Fitness understand busy schedules. In fact, many of the members we have here at Iconic Fitness, initially joined because they needed a more efficient workout that didn’t require them to be in the gym for hours at a time. That’s why we’ve put together this list [...]
Improve your squat with this squat complex

Improve your squat with this squat complex

By Andy on November 11, 2015 Improve your squat with this squat complex The answer is yes! There's a routine that will dramatically improve your squats in a wide variety of rep ranges for shape, strength, and all-round good looking legs! This is the 2nd post that forms part of the series where we simplify [...]
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Personal Training In Dubai – Transform Your Body From Day One

 It’s no secret that getting in shape has many benefits, but starting your fitness journey can be intimidating. Finding the strength to get up and exercise every day is hard, but what’s worse is going to the gym and not knowing what to do.  That’s where a personal trainer can come in handy. If you’re […]

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