While strength and stamina are core requirements of any fitness routine, mobility and flexibility matter more than you think.
One of the biggest issues I see new clients face time and time again is a lack of mobility. So over the next four weeks I will show you how to improve your mobility and flexibility and also explain the difference between them. Mobility is something that can be left on the side lines, but is so important, not just as you get older, but even if you consistently train - whether that be running, playing tennis or golf or strength training.
People often ask me what is the best thing to help improve fitness, stamina and reduce body fat while increasing muscle. My answer is always the same - whether you are young or old - developing a strength-training routine that you can stick to long-term will give you the best body shape with strength, better posture and balance. However, it's crucial that you do the exercises correctly with good posture and that you are able to do them correctly through good mobility and flexibility.Read my article on Independent.ie