Exercise – Key Concepts

5 ELEMENTS – 5 ANIMALS

"5 Elements - 5 Animals" is an approach I have developed, inspired by the customs and traditions from the East. It focuses on the dominant movement patterns that are essential for leading a healthy and fit life ...
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ROAM- AWAKENING THE JOY OF MOVEMENT IN OTHERS

My ROAM (Range of Active Motion) programme and book ROAM: Movement as Medicine are the result of a goal setting exercise where my objective was to “Awaken the Joy of Movement in others”.  When exercise is enjoyable, compliance increases and with compliance comes ...
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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU TRAIN WITH ROSS EATHORNE!

I believe each of us is an individual with a unique set of life circumstances, physical condition, ambition and mental abilities. I specialise in customising programs that are appropriate to each individual, group, or team ...
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THE JOURNEY OF MAN’S MOVEMENT

The human body was made to crawl, to run, to jump; to squat, lunge, bend, and twist; to push and pull. Throughout our evolution, we would perform these dominant movement patterns ...
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EVERYTHING IN MODERATION: FOUR SOLUTIONS TO MODERATE LIFE STRESS

Balance, we often hear, is the key to living a happy life but how do we define it, and more importantly apply it? ...
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MOVEMENT FOR LIFE

The body was designed to squat, twist, bend, push, pull, lunge, walk, run and jump. These are the dominant movement patterns that we see in everyday life and in sports. I have developed whole series of exercises based around these ...
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WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL FITNESS?

I hope to share with you on this Blog my approach to "Functional Fitness". With the resurgence of interest in bodyweight training / callisthenics, better understanding of the importance of movement and mobility, and the increasing popularity of exercise routines ...
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SOGO X 2XU 5 ANIMAL FITNESS MOBILITY WORKSHOP

Last month on a beautiful January winter's day I was honoured to host clients of SOGO, 2XU and Runner's World at my 5 ANIMAL FITNESS MOBILITY WORKSHOP targeted specifically at runners as part of the "SOGO RUNNING SEASON" initiative in Hong Kong! ...
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NEW YEAR’S LETTER AND THE LIFE CYCLE

It is traditional to reflect on habits, behaviours and achievements at this time of the year and to construct some resolutions to bring new happiness and meaning to life ...
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HOW THE CORE STABILISES THE SPINE

This video gives a simple illustration of how all the muscles of the "core" work together, and in particular, are drawn together by the transverse abdominus muscle to provide pelvic and lumbar spine stability ...
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PAUL CHEK- HOW TO EAT, MOVE AND BE HEALTHY!

Paul Chek's teachings have been a major source of inspiration, knowledge and learning for me. His book "How To Eat, Move and Be Healthy!" is an excellent introduction to movement and nutrition ...
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