Did you know, if your lats are chronically tight they can pull your pelvis into an anterior tilt, which will put your hamstrings under tension?  🤔💡🤯


The lats are often tight in dancers, due to their role in holding the frame and arms. If you suffer from persistent low back ache, or struggl...

This week I’ve been working on eccentric loading for the posterior chain (calves and hamstrings featured here). 👌🏻

Eccentric training is pretty simple - it just involves focusing on the part of the rep that puts the muscle under load while it lengthens 🔛

In my opinion it’s one of the most power...

Slowly but surely progressing towards my front splits ☺️

While I still have a way to go with getting that back leg straight, I never dreamt I would get this far. As someone who was not born with naturally open hips, never did the splits as a child, and has run a lot of miles over the years, I’ve real...

February 19, 2018

Alex and I began training together in November last year, and have been primarily working on a circuits format. 

Alex was familiar with the technique involved in many gym-based exercises before we started, and after she asked me to ‘get evil’ with her (love it!!) we agreed that circuits would be the...

September 1, 2017

Swimsuit season may be almost over, but that’s no excuse for letting your derriere just languish back there..! Here are a few of my favourite moves to keep your entire posterior chain nice and strong - all you need is a kettlebell and a Swiss ball. 

Be safe out there kids! If you are new to thes...

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Elizabeth Jones, PhD - En Pointe Fitness
Personal Training, Barre Classes and Dance Conditioning, Brighton & Hove
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