One of the most common barriers to success in the gym is keeping your motivation after the inital burst of quick progress slows down. With my clients at the JD Gym in Dundee, I teach a few key points to help them avoid those mental blocks.
The glutes are a fundamental component of both strength and aesthetics, and acting as the main mover in hip extension, essential to hip health. Being a larger muscle group, the glutes are capable of moving a lot of weight in compound exercises that use other muscle groups for assistance, such as the deadlift and squat. With this in mind, optimal training for the glutes should include mainly compound movements with occasional isolation movements that focus on execution and activation of the muscle group.
Working with a personal trainer or online fitness coach can have a huge positive impact on your lifestyle and health. A lot of people may be considering whether or not personal training is worth the price for them, and to help answer that question, I want to lay out the basics of how personal training or online coaching can help you improve your lifestyle.