25 02, 2016

Lisa Lashes – My 2nd Blog

By |2019-02-06T14:49:52+00:00February 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Lisa Lashes – My 2nd Blog

Well it’s that time of the week again ‘Blog’ time.   So it’s been a whole week since my last blog and I have been so excited about it (like a big kid) I think it’s because I generally am sat here typing away having a full conversation with no one but myself and its [...]

22 02, 2016

Tips for the Back Squat

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Tips for the Back Squat

The Back Squat is often seen as the "Godfather" of the squats and rightfully so... The positioning of the weight on the upper back allows for a large weight to be stacked, heavily loading the Posterior Chain (Hamstring, Glutes, Spinal Erectors) Other Squat variations such as Front Squat/Goblet Squat/Zercher Squat etc have massive training benefits... The Goblet [...]

22 02, 2016

5S Track/Treadmill/Rower Workout!

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5S Track/Treadmill/Rower Workout!

Here's a pretty brutal track workout that can also be completed on a Treadmill or Rowing Machine (Or any other CV machine that counts distance) All sets are carried out maximally (Best effort - 100%) During rest periods you keep moving - Walking/rowing etc at a low intensity (Keeps blood circulating, aiding in recovery and [...]

19 02, 2016

5S Leg Workout – Give It a Go!

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5S Leg Workout – Give It a Go!

Training Legs today at 5S Fitness. Here's the workout... Give it a go! RAMP Warmup - (Raise/Activate/Mobilise/Potentiate) Glute activation work - Side walking with resistance band etc. Strength Phase: Back Squat (Barbell): 4 x 6 reps Goblet Squats (Heavy Kettlebell/Dumbbell): 4 x 6 reps (Can be done as front squat with barbell) Double Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift: 4 x 5 reps [...]

18 02, 2016

Lisa Lashes – My First Blog

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Lisa Lashes – My First Blog

So I have decided to start a weekly blog, as some people already know me I want over indulge in detail but as some do not here is a quick ‘about me’. So for the past 5 years I have become a ‘gym freak’ I was the ‘cardio queen’ I would go to the gym [...]

18 02, 2016

5S – Strength & Conditioning

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on 5S – Strength & Conditioning

The English Institute of Sports defines Strength & Conditioning as the physical and physiological development of athletes for elite sport performance. The role of the S&C coach is to bridge the gap between the theory of training and applied training, helping athletes to become faster, stronger and more flexible and to build their muscular endurance so [...]

18 02, 2016

Group Fitness Sessions – Macclesfield

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Group Fitness Sessions – Macclesfield

Got a few private group fitness sessions tonight a long side my other personal training (1 to 1) sessions. Here at 5S Fitness we offer private groups sessions for small groups of 2-6 people. Training with family and friends can make sessions all the more enjoyable and allows you to help motivate each other. I love taking [...]

18 02, 2016

Bulking Season: Where Most People Go Wrong

By |2019-02-06T14:49:53+00:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Bulking Season: Where Most People Go Wrong

The joys of bulking, eat what you want when you want. That's the premise of the 'see food, eat food' diet, unfortunately effective bulking isn't that simple, unless you want to put on a whole lot of fat in the process. No, I'm not talking about adding lean mass here, I'm talking about no holds bard, [...]

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