Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.

I’ve described how I coach pressups before (click here).  But every so often, I get asked why do I expect it done that way?  Why chest to the floor?  Why can’t they start off with easier versions like the box (ladies) pressup?  Basically, why am I being such a knob about things.  So here goes… … Read more Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.

What are Movement Compensations?

Movement compensation on crutches

Movement compensation on crutches

Since I started to learn Karate when I was 7 years old, I have consciously or subconsciously been trying to improve the way I move.  I have learned that if I want to put my body in a certain position, there are loads of different ways I can do it.  But I have also learned that some ways are better than others.

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Doctors say most PE lessons neglect all-round fitness

Just read this news article (click here) on how many school PE lessons are a bit rubbish when it comes to getting kids active (click here to read something I wrote a while ago about fitness testing in schools).

There are a couple of sentences in there that jumped out at me:

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