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Sports, Health & Fitness Trends for 2019

At Erimus, we’ve been looking at the year ahead to see what 2019 holds in the way of new trends in the fast-moving world of fitness. We should look out for the emergence of high performance, expert-led running; programmed workouts; the re-birth of home exercise routines; and a return to animal instincts on the yoga mat.

Intrigued? Read on to find out what to expect…

What is a 3-in-1 multi plyo box and what do you do with it?

Plyometric training is designed to increase speed, power and explosiveness. Plyometric training sessions are a great supplement to regular strength training.

‘A plyometric exercise is quick, powerful movement that starts with an eccentric (muscle-lengthening) action and is immediately followed by a concentric (muscle-shortening) action. Performing plyometric movements increases muscular power, which translates to higher jumps and faster sprint times’.

Plyo Boxes have become quite popular in gyms, but many people are still not too sure what to do with them without guidance. They are highly versatile, functional pieces of equipment. You can get three jump landing heights out of one piece of equipment.

Ladies & Lifting: 5 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

Weight lifting can sound like an intimidating term for someone that hasn’t been involved in a training environment before, male or female. Any woman that does train and uses weights will understand the many benefits gained and these benefits can change with age.

It’s getting more popular amongst women, as the education surrounding lifting has improved and social media displays visual evidence that you won’t look like a body builder by training with weights. Building physical strength is hugely empowering for both mind and body.

3 Essential Bits of Kit for a Full Body Workout

With such a wealth of information now available to us on all types of training and working out, you don’t need a fully-fitted gym to complete a full body workout. In fact, you can do a decent training session that will leave you sweaty and energised with just a few bits of simple kit.

By creating a well-structured session, which could consist of three phases; warm-up, workout and cool-down, you can target all the body parts you want to exercise and then select the equipment that will compliment, support and provide resistance to push you and get your body working!