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Personal Training Why I Became a Coach

Personal Training: Why I Became a Coach

I’ve been involved in the coaching and educational side of coaching for 15 years now. And as I’ve come to realize as a coach time and time again as in any industry one needs to ask yourself why you wake up in the mornings and why you do what you do. The Japanese take it […]

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 […]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome-Fix your knee

Iliotibial Band Syndrome – Fix Your Knee Pain

If you have pain on the outside of your knee and leg, you may be suffering from ITBS / Iliotibial band syndrome and this one is for you. If you are foam rolling the outside of your knee then I’ll show you why its better to stop doing that. What is ITBS The IT band […]

Is the time up for leg raises?

Is the time up for leg raises?

Why it’s time to consider a safer alternative I recently lead a discussion at the registered exercise professionals forum about spinal wellness and awareness as a trainer and how we need to act with integrity when protecting our clients. The leg raise exercise came up and the safety and effectiveness of the exercise. It’s an […]

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 […]

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 [...]
How-to-break-a-Plateau

How to break a Plateau

By Andy on April 03, 2016 Is it possible to break a plateau? Our members at Iconic Fitness Dubai Marina, often asked this question on a weekly or monthly basis. Plateauing means you stall out on progress despite continuing to do “all the right things” which the majority of the times mean “eating right”, “exercising [...]
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