Fitness /  Circuit of the Month: February (12mins+)

    • Description:

      -Complete a thorough warm-up/mobilisation routine before you begin
      -Focus on solid, stable lunge actions, pausing briefly at the bottom of each rep. Use a medicine ball or other weighted object - no more than around 5 to 10kg

    • Exercise Notes:Work through 12 reps of the exercise, alterating legs. Rest for 1 min before moving onto the next exercise.

    • Minutes on exercise:2:00

    • Description:

      Change hand in which weight is held on each set (weight should be approx 10-15kg). Aim to resist pull of the weight, & maintain a strong torso position with braced core throughout. If no weight is available, try using a loaded up squash bag!

    • Exercise Notes:Complete 12 reps, alternating on each step. Rest for 1min, then move onto the next exercise.

    • Minutes on exercise:2:00

    • Description:

      Aim to get as high with each hop as you can, stabilising on the landing and holding briefly in the strong single leg balance position. Change the leg used on each subsequent circuit set

    • Exercise Notes:Complete 8 reps on one leg. Rest for 1min, then move onto the next exercise.

    • Minutes on exercise:2:00

    • Description:

      Make sure to bend down through both the knee and the hip, don't just fold forward from the back. Change the leg worked on with each subsequent circuit set

    • Exercise Notes:Complete 8 reps on one leg. Rest for 1min, then move onto the next exercise.

    • Minutes on exercise:2:00

    • Description:

      Work at a steady pace on your ghosting, focusing on strong and controlled movement. Hold the end position of your shot/lunge for a brief moment of stabilisation, before pushing out back to the T. Change corner for each subsequent set

    • Exercise Notes:Work 6 reps steady pace ghosting into one corner of the court. Lunge in on your right leg on each rep, then pause briefly before repeating the same 6 rep pattern onto your left leg. Rest for 2mins then repeat the circuit for 2 to 6 total sets

    • Minutes on exercise:4:00