Going the extra mile for Wellness spaces at home
Over the past 30 years, Technogym has become a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art fitness equipment, renowned globally for innovative design and technology. Technogym’s Forma and Personal collections fit perfectly into the home, blending high quality materials and performance with features such as Entertainment Support and internet connectivity to keep you motivated and track your progress […]
#WellnessTip: How to shop for food wisely
This Wellness Tip is brought to you by the elite team at the Porsche Human Performance (PHP) Centre. Based in Silverstone, the home of British motorsport, PHP works with athletes, drivers and sportspeople to fine-tune their bodies through customised nutrition, hydration and exercise techniques. PHP trains its clients on Technogym’s professional and MED lines of […]
#ChampionstrainwithTechnogym: send your message to the Commonwealth Games athletes
The day has arrived at last. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place tonight at Celtic Park at 8pm (BST), and insiders say it will be a brilliant display that will kick off the best Commonwealth Games event yet. For all the athletes in the 71 participating countries, it will be […]
Athlete interview: Megan Balabey, Rhythmic Gymnast
In this interview we spoke with fresh-faced Megan Balabey, who at 15 years old is the youngest member of Team England’s gymnastics squad. Having started gymnastics training when she was just 8 years old, Megan has already been a regular on the competitions circuit, with her first medals for Great Britain achieved in April 2012. […]
The GLL Sport Foundation: some athletes to look out for at Glasgow 2014
We recently caught up with four London-based athletes from the GLL Sport Foundation who will be representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games – weightlifters Jo Calvino and Mercy Brown, and runners Conrad Williams and Daniel Awde. With the support of bursaries and training sponsorship at GLL’s Better leisure centres and clubs around the city, […]
The winter sports season is coming up, and it’s important to be aware of the risks of skiing – a physically demanding sport – without adequate preparation in terms of strengthening the body, increasing flexibility and warming up to avoid potentially serious injuries.
Technogym’s Master Trainer team recommends that training can be divided into three steps: a home (or hotel) workout; a warm-up on the ski slopes; and a post-ski workout.
Check out an ideal training programme in the infographic below, and share with your fellow ski aficionados. [...]
More and more people around the world are starting to see the benefits of complementing traditional strength training – which works single muscle groups with separate sets of exercises – with more dynamic exercises that target muscles and stabilisers across the whole body through everyday movements.
Through functional training, you and your trainer can now define your own training programme in a more creative and adaptable way, to address your need to move more, train more or play. Functional training, which focuses on the natural movement [...]
In this interview we asked to Josh Holland, Celebrity Trainer, a few questions on his take on being fit while travelling.
1. According to your experience, what are the main health/fitness needs of guests (especially celebrities) when they travel? The main need of guests when traveling is a quality program that can be performed in any location or setting. Many of the exercises I prescribe for my clients include bodyweight exercises or routines that include resistance straps and/or a chair. Simplicity and efficiency are key and [...]