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Dumbbell Bent Over Row – Back Exercise

The Dumbbell Bent Over Row is a great exercise to work the back muscles (lats, traps, rhomboids & rear delts). Additionally, because you’re bent over and holding a static position, the erector spinae, QLs and hamstrings are also working isometrically (the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction). This isometric work

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Try the Hollow Hold exercise for a rock solid core!

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The Hollow Hold exercise is a fundamental movement which works to improve core strength and mid-line stabilisation. Often favoured and frequently used by gymnasts who need complete control of their core, the Hollow Hold has a vast array of benefits and will contribute to improving all round athleticism. Boasting head-to-toe body tension and bracing

What Is The Best Fat Loss Training Programme?

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Because exercise programming is so individual and periodically needs to be adapted to your changing strength and fitness levels, there is no such thing as THE BEST fat loss training programme. However, what we can do is set out a few simple rules of how to design your programmes to optimise fat loss and give

Prevent & remedy runners knee with this exercise: the Poliquin step-up

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The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon ballot has been announced so if you’re lucky enough to have got a place you’ll be no doubt be, at least be thinking about, knuckling down to training. Sorting out your running plan is one thing, but have you considered what strength training you should be doing to prevent

Are HIIT workouts, like those at 1Rebel, all you need to sculpt your body?

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HIIT workouts have gained popularity in the last decade with the likes of 1Rebel, F45, Crossfit and The Body Coach successfully bringing this training protocol to the masses and hailing it as THE final answer to getting in shape. So, is the hype to be believed and is HIIT the one-stop solution to sculpting the

The importance of periodised training programmes…

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We have a real passion for programming here at The Fitting Rooms and spend a lot of time putting together first-class, periodised training programmes and killer HIIT circuits to ensure you all get the results you deserve! Individuals benefit from all different rates of programme periodisation and change, but as an average it has been

Personal Trainer Job Vacancy at The Fitting Rooms gym!

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We currently have Personal Trainer job vacancies at our high-spec gym! This is an exciting new role for Personal Trainers in London. £20,000 per annum + overtime + bonus! The Fitting Rooms is a fast-growing, pioneering personal training gym in London Bridge. With our state of the art gym you have the luxury of training clients in

The Fitting Rooms ladies test their one rep max squat & deadlift!

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It wasn't just the boys having all the fun testing their one rep maxes. A few of the girls stepped up and showed us what they were made of! A massive congratulations to Laura who kept her title as the strongest girl in the gym with a 122.5kg deadlift! Joanne achieved a super impressive squat

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