Drummond Articles

A – Z of Herbs & Spices – Ashwagandha & Anise

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Today’s herb is Ashwagandha
Ancient medicinal herb classified as an adaptogen which simply means it can help your body manage stress.

One of the most important herbs in Ayurveda and often referred to as Indian ginseng or […]

When Soft Values Drive Hard Results

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LIFEHACK article by Greg Sellar

From the boardroom to the gym, awareness of your thinking, speaking and actions can be the difference between failure and success.

Being aware and knowing where you lie in space is one […]

Cardio Resistance Workout

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Workout by Glenn Cranham

This is a touch workout for the Hypertrophy/performance stage Mesocycle of training. 

Flexibility & Muscle Activations

Action
Sets
Reps
Load
Time
Rest

Calf wall stretch
 
1
 
20s
 

Kneeling Hip flexor
 
1
 
20s
 

Sitting glute
 
1
 
20s
 

Single leg squat to touch
2
6
 
 

Ice skaters
1
12
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cardio vascular

Movement
Settings
Type
Intensity
Time

Rowing
 
intervals
>1.40/500m
6 min (40/20)

Cross trainer
12
intervals
>100spm work int
25s w/15s […]

How my career as a Pilates instructor changed my life.

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No more 9-5 for me!

By Jill Williams

After a few years of procrastination, I suddenly hit a wall with regards to my

Corporate job.  As a chronic insomniac it was becoming increasingly difficult to focus and commit […]

Banana Protein Muffins (No eggs)

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If you are in need of a nice and easy recipe/ perfect snack pre or post training 😁
You can easily be made vegan with vegan yoghurt and plant based protein powder.

3 ripe bananas 

1 tbsp coconut […]

Benefits of Creating Digital Assessments & Workouts

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Article by Emma Excell @ Fisikal.com
Technology continues to break boundaries in the fitness industry, not just for the consumer but also

for the personal trainers running businesses in this competitive sector.

Despite the many benefits of taking […]

Postural Dysfunction and Exercise Therapy: What are they?

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Good posture and how stable the body is, in varied postural positions is the product of the force generated by four myofascial/muscle slings that are located diagonally throughout the body. Often referred to as the […]

Gut health, the microbiome, and its link to our mental and physical well-being

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Series article by Andrea Bremner

Introduction

Here follows a series of articles on gut health. To set the scene I am going to give you my history and how I ended up studying and researching into the […]

Blast accumulator workout to kick start your year

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A wee workout to share with your clients to kick start their workouts this year. You can use it for homework or in a session or class with them. You can change the exercises to […]

Spicy Molasses Cookies

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A great little recipe from the festive season from our lovely Krisztina.  Carry that Christmas taste with you to work this week and back yourself these lovely cookies.

Ingredients 

2 cups of flour of choice

1.5 tsp cinnamon

1.5 […]