Category: Crossfit

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

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 [...]

INCREASING PERFORMANCE THROUGH STRETCHING

By Andy on November 11, 2015 We often receive this question from our members at Iconic Fitness, Dubai Marina;  ‘Does it matter when I’m stretching? ’ So today we will look at dynamic stretching which is preferably done at the start of the workout. Dynamic stretches involve movements that resemble the actions and exercises one [...]

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 [...]

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 […]

Energy system specific training

By Andy on February 18, 2016 Conquer any exercise by incorporating energy-specific training. We all train for certain goals right? Why else would you train? Even just training to be healthy or feel good is also a goal. I do see individuals in the gym/box week after week sticking to the same weights or exercises [...]

Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts About Cardio Fitness Training

Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts About Cardio Fitness Training "Cardio" is a term that gets thrown around a lot whenever the topic of weight loss comes up. But cardio has more than just weight loss benefits. Cardio fitness helps circulate your blood, and research has shown that regular cardio exercise can actually slow down the [...]

CrossFit – The facts & the myths

5 Common Myths About CrossFit “CrossFit looks awesome, but I have to get fit before I try it.” We get it. In fact, we’ll be writing a whole blog post on it in the weeks to come. If you’ve seen CrossFit on TV, via YouTube, or just in the transformation of your once average-Joe neighbor [...]

Burn your abs with just 1 effective exercise

By Andy on December 17, 2015 Substitute your whole abs exercise routine with just one exercise. I am often asked by our members at Iconic Fitness, a gym in Dubai Marina, if there is one exercise that can be done at home, in the hotel, or just quickly during lunch at the gym that caters [...]
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