Squats and Deadlifts: Best techniques for your body structure

Squats and Deadlifts are two of the most common exercises you will see in the gym and prescribed by your exercise focused professionals. If you took a generalised opinion across random people in the gym and asked them what is a squat and what is a deadlift, you will get vastly different definitions from each…

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When is it safe to begin resistance training? It is a common misconception that resistance training in children stunts growth. Many parents and coaches remain convinced that weight training will result in short stature, due to potential damage to the growths plates (epiphyseal plate). In actual fact, The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) have…

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7 LAWS OF STRENGTH TRAINING 1. TRAIN CONSISTENTLY Consistency with training is vitally important. Those who train week in and week out will experience steady improvements in fundamental lifting skills, strength and muscularity over time. Assess your weekly routine and see when you can fit in at least 2-3 30-45 minute sessions per week into…

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RESISTANCE TRAINING At Physiotec, we see many people with persistent hip and lower back pain. A lot of them are fearful regarding resistance training or are unsure what types of exercises are appropriate for them. There is often a misconception surrounding resistance training regarding its potential to be harmful or unsure for patients with persistent pain.…

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