Sally Moss is recognised as the most influential female strength coach in the UK, with a global reputation as a champion of women’s weightlifting. As the creator of weight-training classes, Ladies Who Lift and the popular blog Strength Ambassadors, Sally told me about how it all began: “I started a blog in 2007 about strength … Continue reading Interview with Sally Moss
On a cold rainy Sunday morning I arrived at West Ham station; shuddering as I entered East London Rugby Club. Confronted by the mysterious grey door which read: Skorpion Fitness, I immediately thought of bulging steroid-infused men grunting as they lifted heavy sets of iron. Fortunately, this image was dismissed as soon as I walked … Continue reading Girl Power: An insight into a competitive female weight-training session
The core muscles are arguably the most important to any weightlifter. It provides central support in most exercises and can be isolated to build strength fast.
For the most time-efficient workouts, compound exercises are recommended as they stimulate all the major muscles in the body and create the greatest change in body composition in the shortest time. As an added bonus, compound exercises help develop the body proportionately. Squats are often said to be the most beneficial exercise for the lower … Continue reading The Compound Trio: Squats, Bench Press and Deadlift