When I was asked to open up and write about my darkest times in life, my struggles, I thought – alright… I can do this. I’ve lived 30 odd years earth side and my relationship with myself has to be my biggest work in progress.Read More
To be able to execute the Kipping Pull-Up you must first have strength and control in the Kip as the kipping swing is generated through our shoulders and lats.Read More
Factors could be from a previous injury and the fear of re-injury which could alter movement patterns.
Fatigue; this could be from training, sleep, work be sure to always listen to your body daily and respond, this could mean not training when you were meant to or decreasing the intensity of the session.Read More
Well, its officially OUR favourite time of year! Autumn is such a special season because the weather is still warm. The days are gorgeous. You’ve had a whole summer and you’re now looking forward to the slightly cooler change.Read More
One of the most common things we hear is women experience anxiety about coming along and trying Lissome out for the first time.
Yes we get it.
Walking into a gym, a room full of people you don’t really know.
“Will anyone talk to me?”
“I won’t be fit enough!”
“It looks SO HARD!”
“What if I can’t DO one of the movements?”Read More
Ever guess what and how we do the things we do in order to create “community” within Lissome…? As it turns out, there’s quite a bit that goes into it.Read More
You’ve taken the step. You joined the gym. You’re loving it!
Every day is a new PB! Every day you’re meeting new women! Every day you’re being inspired!
Until… You aren’t…Read More
Being motivated is easy. Staying motivated is the hard part!
So, how do we stay motivated?
We LOVE that we have created a brand that so many women get on board with in training and in leadership! It’s amazing! It’s always been a huge part of our vision to employ more and more women into roles that they love coming to work at every day!Read More
The Glutes assist with hip extension, external rotation, abduction and stability. They also help protect the ankles, knees, hips, hamstrings, lower back just to name a few!Read More
When people want to lose weight or change their body composition, they automatically think drastic or expensive.
This could look like extremely low calories, spending hours performing cardio or buying supplements that help “promote” weight loss. When really, it doesn’t need to be that complicated! This is boils down to what is constantly being jammed down our throats in the media to try and make us believe that we ‘need’ all of those things to lose weight.Read More
Our wrists cop it constantly in training. Movements like front squats, cleans, thrusters and handstand pushups can be very demanding on this joint. They require flexible, strong wrists.Read More
The Deadlift is a compound movement. This means it is a multi-joint movement that recruits a lot of muscles at once. This lift will build strength and increase muscle mass, especially through our posterior chain.Read More
A PB is generally no fluke. A PB takes place after careful planning and adequate preparation, both mentally and physically. Sound like a lot of work? It is. And that's why you don't see people hitting PBs every single session. That and the obvious, it's not possible.Read More
Without tracking performance, it's difficult to see just how far you've come or whether you are progressing toward your goals. It's also hard to gauge what you need to work on and areas of weakness.Read More
Strength is the application of force. Strength is key and should always be the foundation in every training program. This will transfer to improving your power, speed and injury prevention.Read More