Tag: stretching

Stretching 101: Tips from an Expert

Ex-professional dancer and founder of Lean Bean Fitness, Lizzie Bland, gives Bondi Beauty the 101 on Stretching.

Why stretching matters

If  world class athletes, gymnasts and weightlifters are stretching, why aren’t you? Being able to produce muscle force through a large range of motion can be the difference between shrugging off a close call and spending weeks or months in painful rehab, because your muscles and bones can’t handle the shear force. I’m not talking […]

Improve your posture in 3 simple steps

Poor posture is something we develop at a  young age and worsens over time. The easiest way to improve posture, stand taller and look thinner is by conquering these three basic steps. Strengthening your Core Good posture begins with a strong core, including abdominals, obliques and the lower back. A strong core allows the body […]

Stretching – why you need it just as much as a workout.

 Stress, long hours at work and in cars, mean we need stretching more than ever. By Personal Trainer Rachel Livingstone If there was an exercise that reduced every day aches and pains, made your body feel lighter and freer and improved your performance in the sports you enjoy, would you do it? The reality is […]