Classes in
the series
3
Lead
Instructor
Andrew

Strength + Conditioning Activation

Our series of 10 minute Strength and Conditioning Activation drills will perfectly warm up and prime your body for any workout. Each of the three classes focuses on simple but key activation exercises to prime specific muscle groups, readying them to take on the demand and stress of what’s in store. These isolating exercises use your bodyweight to help you feel a quick burn; signalling that your muscles are activated and ready to carry you through your workout. Each session of simple bodyweight exercises can be used individually or combined to match the demands of your workout ahead. Variations are given to progress/regress to suit your abilities making the series suitable for all levels, with no equipment required. Designed to be used before a workout, our Strength and Conditioning Activation sessions can also be used as stand-alone body weight strengthening.
Equipment
No equipment
Body Part
Full body
Category
Strength Mobility + Flexibility
Discipline
Strength + Conditioning
Strength + Conditioning Activation
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Core activation
7 min
The second session of our Strength and Conditioning Activation series focuses on the muscles of the Core. Designed to be used before a workout, our Strength and Conditioning Activation sessions can also be used as stand-alone body weight strengthening.  
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Lower body activation
10 min
The first session of our Strength and Conditioning Activation series focuses on the muscles of the Lower Body. Each session of simple bodyweight exercises can be used individually or combined to match the demands of your workout ahead. Variations are given to progress/regress to suit your abilities making the series suitable for all levels, with no equipment required.    
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Upper Body activation
7 min
The third session in our Strength and Conditioning Activation series focuses on the muscles of the Upper Body. Each of the three classes focuses on simple but key activation exercises to prime specific muscle groups, readying them to take on the demand and stress of what’s in store. These isolating exercises use your bodyweight to help you feel a quick burn; signalling that your muscles are activated and ready to carry you through your workout.  
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