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22 08, 2018

The Truth About the Spine

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on The Truth About the Spine

The Truth About the Spine I have seen a lot of vids recently showing the Jefferson Curl. They get a lot of attention because they show an individual rounding (bending) their spine (including the lumbar spine) while under load.   The spine can bend and twist and of course it is healthy for it to [...]

9 07, 2018

Jane Holt – 5S Ultra Athlete

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Jane Holt – 5S Ultra Athlete

5S Athlete Jane has completed another Ultra Marathon, this time "The Wall" (69 Miles) just four weeks after running 10o miles! A few words from Jane: "After completing the Chester 100 four weeks ago I then ran The Wall Ultra, 69 miles from Carlisle to Newcastle through Hadrian's Wall country.  Myself and two friends entered [...]

16 05, 2018

5S Athlete Jane – Ultra-Athlete!

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5S Athlete Jane – Ultra-Athlete!

Jane is a 51 year old endurance athlete based in Staffordshire who runs ultramarathons. She has completed 14 races so far with her biggest ultra on May 19th, the Chester 100, her first 100-miler!  Words from Jane: "I do strength & conditioning twice a week - thanks to Jason for his tailored programmes - Pilates [...]

2 05, 2018

5S Athlete Brad – Ice Hockey

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5S Athlete Brad – Ice Hockey

Here's a picture of 5S Athlete Brad Jenion in action! Bradley Jenion plays for the Great Britain U20 Ice Hockey Team and played in the World Championships last year. He plays his domestic hockey in Boston, USA where he hopes to play College hockey then on to play professionally. If you are interested in how [...]

28 04, 2018

Circuit Training in Macclesfield

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Circuit Training in Macclesfield

Circuit Training (Conditioning) at 5S Fitness! We have multiple conditioning sessions everyday at 5S, which are ideal for all abilities. Every exercise can be adapted to suit the needs of the individual and ultimately, you work as hard as your ability level allows. However, our highly experienced coaches will push you to YOUR limits, because [...]

27 04, 2018

Two Logbooks Published on Amazon

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Two Logbooks Published on Amazon

Another two books published on Amazon, this time in the form of a Training Logbook and a Nutrition Logbook. Can’t wait to incorporate these into my programming at 5S Fitness. Huge thanks again to my publisher who does an awesome job of bringing the books to life… It’s so exciting to see my work go [...]

26 04, 2018

5S Charity Bootcamp Group – Macclesfield

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5S Charity Bootcamp Group – Macclesfield

If you are local to Macclesfield, join our new group and come down to the 5S Charity Bootcamp which takes place on Victoria Park, Macclesfield - Every Saturday 9am-10am - Meet at the bandstand. £5 Donation per person to take part - 100% of Funds raised go to charity! Our main charity is the East [...]

10 04, 2018

Muscle Anatomy for Coaches

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Muscle Anatomy for Coaches

Muscle Anatomy for Coaches Muscle Actions One of the most common beliefs of personal trainers and coaches is that “you don’t need an in-depth knowledge of anatomy to be a good trainer”. This is completely right, you don’t. In fact, telling a client that their Rectus Femoris originates on the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine, and [...]

5 04, 2018

Neck Pain & Posture

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Comments Off on Neck Pain & Posture

Upper back and neck pain is something I see a lot of (probably as much as I see low back pain). The first thing I look for in an individual with neck pain is the positioning of their head while standing, sitting and performing various movements. If you have forward posture, your neck extensors (muscles [...]

5 04, 2018

Get Fit for East Cheshire Hospice

By |2019-02-06T14:49:41+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Get Fit for East Cheshire Hospice

Get Fit for East Cheshire Hospice! The 5S Charity Bootcamp – Every Saturday starting 7th April: 9am-10am Ran by Ex-Army Physical Training Instructor and Published Fitness Author Jason Curtis. Meet at the Bandstand on Victoria Park, Macclesfield (plenty of parking on Fence Avenue). Minimum donation of £5 per person – All funds go to East [...]

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