A Trilogy of sand weighted bag  exercises

A Trilogy of sand weighted bag exercises

Today we have created a trilogy training circuit using Sand Bag (By Escape Fitness), GripR (By Escape Fitness) and ye ole Medicine Ball. These 3 workouts will provide your clients with a great core and full body workout. Each exercise will help to increase strength...

Trilogy of Cable Pulley Exercises

The cable pulley machine is one of our favorite pieces of fitness equipment. It’s versatile so you can work every part of your body with this machine.  Your client might be a bit scared of the  size of the cable pulley machine can be quite daunting, so take them...

3 Upper Body Exercises Suspension , Medicine Ball and Bands

Using suspension exercises to build skill is something that helps develop all clients from athletes to person from next door. This exercise keeps challenging the clients base of support on landing, while asking the core to be simultaneously producing force and...

3 Great weight training exercises utilizing Barbell, Dumbbell and Kettlebells

Today’s exercise blog is creating a mini training circuit workout using weight training tools. These will help build your clients with overall strength and conditioning. Exercise 1 Barbells: Barbell l pivot right and left with press forward movement. Exercise 2...

3 of the best training circuit exercises

Here are 3 of the best training circuit exercises. Today we will use ViPR, GripR and CMT in a training circuit workout.  Exercise 1 :  vipr lunge backward and press to the side.  ViPR  is (Vitality, Performance, Reconditioning) ViPR workouts build agile strength by...

Core Bag (By Escape fitness) Exercises For Training Circuits

COREBAG® exercises, maximizes core muscles more than any other traditional weights workout, making it the ultimate fitness tool. COREBAG® design workouts and exercises to muscle groups you want to target, making it the ideal tool for individual and group functional...

Medicine Ball Exercises Provide One of the Best Full Body Workouts

One of the best ways to get a total body workout as well as develop speed, power and endurance is to train using a medicine ball. Medicine Ball Workouts are also a great way for building overall strength and conditioning. Medicine Ball Exercises are a great part of...

Barbell Exercises provide excellent strength training workouts

Barbell exercises provide a great variety of workouts such as barbell squats,  ,push ups ,Bent-over rows ,Military presses, Barbell squats ,Barbell lunges ,Barbell curls and Tricep extensions. This variety will  help make  function training circuits more interesting...

Exercises Utilizing Cable Pulley Machines Or Cable Cross Machines

Exercises using cross cable machines provides a full-body, strength building workout that can be done by incorporating the cable cross machine. Cable pulley machines allow for a safer workout than free weights. As in most exercises, proper technique will improve...

ViPR Exercises and Workouts enhance Functional Training Circuit Routines

ViPR exercises can be an integral piece of functional training circuits. ViPR  is (Vitality, Performance, Reconditioning) ViPR workouts build agile strength by combining whole body movement patterns. ViPR training  blend strength training with functional training and...

Resistance Band Exercises Provide a Full Body Workout in your Circuit Training

Resistance band exercises provide one the best full body workouts. Resistance band workouts provide full-body routine using a resistance band to burn fat and build muscle. Resistance bands are light in weight  which makes them a great part of training circuits as well...

Have you used GripR (By Escape Fitness) in your Circuit Training?

GripR exercises can be part of your clients functional training circuits . GripR™ (By Escape Fitness). The Grip Resistance Trainer is ideal for individual exercises and is also perfect for small group training sessions where it can be used for throwing and catching...

Why not add Dumbbell Exercises to your Circuit Training

Dumbbell workouts are one of the best exercises for a full body work out. You get upper body workout and lower body workout with each exercise. Dumbbell exercises can also be one of the best home workouts as well as part of a functional circuit training. To see a full...

Functional Circuit Training with Core Momentum Trainer (CMT by Escape Fitness)

Core Momentum Trainer (CMT by Escape Fitness) is great workout within circuit training. CMT  uses momentum to develop an internal force in the power core. Each force hits the body like a pulse, so hits the core in conjunction with the rest of the body. To learn more...

Circuit Training with Body Weight Exercises

Body weight exercise routines can be used in circuit training programs. Body weight workouts provide strength and full body conditioning to your clients. Body weight training will improve overall body fitness. To learn more about Functional Circuit Training please...

Functional Circuit Training with Kettlebells

These are the fundamental kettlebell exercises that offer many total body strength and conditioning benefits. You can incorporate kettlebell exercise routines with your circuit training programs for your personal training clients. Please click on this...

Circuit Training with Suspension Exercises

Circuit Training programs can incorporate Suspension Exercises as part of program design. These body weight exercises will enhance strength and conditioning for your personal training clients. For detailed course on circuit training design check FASTER’s...

Core Exercises utilizing the Core Bag by Escape Fitness

Core training with Core Bag from Escape Fitness will help strengthen your core. The Core Bag by Escape Fitness is another core strength and conditioning exercise product to incorporate into your fitness program. Please subscribe to this channel for additional...

Introducing FASTER’s Functional Circuit Training

Functional Circuit Training is a great way for your clients to not only lose weight but also for muscle growth and strength.  Learn exercise design theory. Learn the process for building exercise programs for any training tool. Circuit Training is great for group...

Kettlebell fitness exercises that helps with strengthening and conditioning

Kettlebell   fitness exercises that helps with strengthening and conditioning. These are the fundamental kettlebell exercises that offer  body strength and conditioning reqards. To see more kettlebell exercises please subscribe to this channel and for a free personal...

Running Ladder Drills

Running Ladder Drills   Please Share this video if you enjoyed watching Sign up for a free functional training course www.fasterglobal.com Running Ladder drills designed to improve the speed of your feet with an eventual transfer to playing sport. This video...

Sports Performance – Improve your turn

Sports Performance – Improve your turn Subscribe to our channel for more videos like this Please Share this Video if you like it Get a free Functional Training Course go to www.fasterglobal.com Building the skill of turning is a vital component of Sports...

Suspension Exercises

Suspension Exercises   Here are 3 of the many suspension exercises that I have build for FASTER to show how you should rule the tool in Exercise Creation. Go to www.fasterglobal.com for a free Functional Training Course These three jumping exercises are examples...
Standing out as a Personal Trainer in 2015

Standing out as a Personal Trainer in 2015

Not many people will click these links. You should! All of our Specialist courses have been given a massive upgrade in response to feedback from present and previous students. If you have bought these courses in the past, then click the link and sign up again,...

Personal Trainer Career Skills

Click to Jump to a Section A Big Opportunity for 10 people this month.Examples of Content that will Build your Career and your Business as you want it! Actions 365 - Day 1 Tasks1-1 Career Mentorship - Week 1's Task A Big Opportunity for 10 people this month.I am...
Getting in to functional performance

Getting in to functional performance

As you will be able to tell from this video, I am no biochemist.  I am however a realist and I know the importance of knowing what training is actually doing to the human body as we move.  Now the interesting thing with this, is that I thought I knew, when...
Personal training qualifications and expertise

Personal training qualifications and expertise

If you want to be a successful Personal Trainer, then you need to work hard, tell your story and be great at what you do. This is not so easy, and it involves a certain level of commitment and dedication that most companies wont share with you.  I want to share...
You are not a movement coach!

You are not a movement coach!

Movement Training is such a small term for the quality you share.So let me start with this, you are so much more than a movement coach, expert, trainer etc.  Although I agree, movement plays a massive part in what we do, however we are more than that, and I want...

The Personal Trainers Guide to Pain

It seems that all of the people I know on facebook are now posting documents on pain, and handling pain.  For years now, Personal Trainers (even the self proclaimed guru's who change their name, but in essence are still Personal Trainers) want to share how to...

Become a great personal trainer

This is our new feature to help Personal Trainers get better in the industry at business, sales, marketing and self development.  Each day we will try and share something useful to help you to get better at what you do. How to become a successful Personal...

My Crossfit client squating

Today I am breaking down the effects of fatigue on the squatting technique of my client, who is trying to get conditioned in order to make a big impact in Crossfit competitions.  My clients is already in the 20 strongest female lifters.  Over the next few...

Tuesday is Motion Analysis Day

Every Tuesday I will offer you a movement analysis, and then if you ask for them, suggestions based on these observations.  This is to give you an idea of what we do at FASTER.  If you wish to have a movement looked at, then please send the link to your...

Wednesday is Anatomy Day – I ranted instead

No excuse, I ranted about Range of Motion.  Please got to Facebook and comment if you do not agree with this! Ranting about Range of Motion I get angry-ish about all of the talk of stretching, range of motion and more!  Please get a coffee, sit down and...

Monday is Research for Personal Trainers

The informed Personal Trainer, is also the powerful personal trainer.  Mondays are about research, and so this is our research blog.  After reading tons of crap on the internet, blogs (mainly re-posted) and non-academics trying to confuse or discredit...

Afternoon Delight – Running Special

Three drills to try before you run.  No workout, unless you want to. Exercises Jump HopHoppingSkipping Travelling Jump to Hop The Key to this exercise is to go from two feet to one foot, with the main thrust forward coming from the driving hip. Hopping The goal...

Sunday Rant with John Hardy!

This is the first of hopefully many FASTER podcasts.  I composed this in a cupboard in Colorado.  It is a brief outline of my thoughts around what you need to know about these podcasts, with some business, some fitness and some things on the subject of...

Afternoon Delight – Friday is Gun Day!!!

Have you got tickets to the gun show?To follow a tradition of training that started somewhere in Mansfield circa 1992, Friday has become known as gun day.  It is believed that in some parts of the UK it is illegal to not train guns to failure on a Friday...

Funny Friday

Friday is funny day.  Well its funny to me anyway.  Be aware, some of these videos may have bad language.  I do not intend any of these to be offensive but comedians tend to say stuff they think without consequence!So enjoy my blog indulgence and...

Therapy Thursday

Today I want to share with you a Golf routine to help clients with rotator cuff issues or clients who want to avoid them!Every Thursday I intend to add something to the site related to Injuries and Functional Therapy.  I am a performance coach, that tries to...

Afternoon Delight – Hump Day is Jump Day!

Every Wednesday we will be adding a set of jumping exercises in to the mix to keep you moving and dynamic.  These can always be taken down a level or two if required, unless you like to push yourself and then you can add in movements! Exercises 30 seconds of...

Wednesday is Anatomy Day!

Every Wednesday we will be sharing something Anatomy based.  This week we have an extra special edition, taken from our Golf Performance course.  It is about muscles used in Golf, and so I really hope you enjoy watching.As with all of our other blogs, if you...

Afternoon Delight – Tough Tuesday 1

Tough Tuesdays Workout PlanEvery Tuesday we will be adding a tough workout for you to try.  This will mainly involve dumbbells and barbells. Exercises 45 seconds of Dumbbell Alternate Rotational Lunge and Rotational Press.30 seconds rest45 seconds of Dumbbell...

You had to take it too far didn’t you!!!

So our industry had a great idea, not a theory and not really a fully developed hypothesis, on how the structure of our body can handle forces through muscles, bones, joints and connective tissue. It was based on an idea call tensegrity, “the characteristic property...

On ground band training

Using a band for training is a great way of adding resistance to a clients exercise.  Usually the band is used to resist the movement of the hands. An example of a hand resisted band movement – However it is also possible to use the band as resistance for your...

Heel pain and jumping

Heel Pain The problem with pain, is that is suggests dysfunction.  However, pain is perception of danger from the signals in to the body (simplistically).  Pain is not my area of expertise, as a Performance Trainer, as a Personal Trainer and as an educator I...

The foot and ankle

The foot and ankle is an often complicated and neglected part of the body.  When we run through the skills at FASTER, we look at each bone in turn through the body, with an end goal of getting you the ability to predict motion.  In theory, by the end of learning the...

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