Category Archives for "Getting Started"

Hip Thrust Progression Guide (Glute Bridge to Hip Thrust)

Photo of Marianne Kane posing to showcase glutes, with caption

[Updated 2021] You’re looking for the best hip thrust regressions and progression or glute bridge progressions. If you’re struggling with the hip thrust, it can often be a stability or motor control issue and quite often it will be due to where your feet/foot is placed, how high the bench is (or what part of the back […]

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  • April 4, 2021

Improve Your Push-Ups with 3 Simple Tweaks

Push-ups are one of the many exercises that people can struggle with. Through the years, during clients’ Baseline Movement Assessment, I have noticed 3 common areas that, once tweaked, make a huge difference to Push-up efficiency and overall progressions. Let me know if you have tried regressing your push-ups in order to really progress them […]

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  • June 6, 2016

Exercise Tutorial | Master the Chin-Up & Pull-Up

My first chin-up was my greatest moment (fitness moment) and I believe everyone should try to improve their upper body strength by including some kind of vertical pulling exercise. Of the vertical pulling options, the Chin-up and Pull-up are the most challenging! The techniques used to get you to your first Chin-up can also be […]

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  • April 13, 2016

Exercise Tutorial | How to Master the Burpee

The Burpee is one of my favourite body weight exercises. It gets the heart rate going, it can help burn more calories, and it brings together many compound movements which improve strength, co-ordination, core stability, and hip mobility. The problem is that, for most people, you don’t just start off being good at the Burpee, […]

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  • November 26, 2014
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