Dumbbells are a must-have piece of equipment when it comes to strengthening muscles.So they're a bit less fun than a Swiss ball or a resistance band but they are very effective and very practical.Give them a try and you'll soon come to realise just how essential they are. See the evidence for yourself.
There's no denying that we all dream of having beautifully sculpted glutes! So say goodbye to flabby buttocks with this training programme targeting 3 key muscles: the gluteus maximum, the gluteus medius and the gluteus minimus.
The leg curl saves our hamstrings! Or rather, it avoids injuries and helps to strengthen the back of the thighs. Check out why you absolutely must incorporate this leg flexion exercise and its variations into your routine.
Fancy a one-week cardio challenge to pick up your motivation levels ahead of the autumn? Émilie guides you through this special skipping rope challenge. After seven days of training, you'll have no problem skipping non-stop for 15 minutes
Squats:Who hasn't heard of them?Though you might not see lots of people cranking them out in the gym, there's no question that squats are one of the most effective exercises when it comes to building up quads and glutes. Check out all the benefits they have to offer.
You can't work out in the gym, tone up, strengthen your muscles, do Pilates, stretch and do physio and mobility work without a floor matA good floor mat is essential for all our little exercises, including push-ups, squats and bridges. And when you're done you can roll or fold it up and store it away under your bed or behind a piece of furniture.
The back is one of the banes of our modern era! Physical therapy offices are overflowing with patients suffering from upper or lower back pains. Everyone eventually experiences cervical osteoarthritis; it's the inevitable result of our upright posture as humans, but we are not all condemned to suffer from back pain. In fact, there are both preventative and curative measures we can take to protect ourselves from these oftimes debilitating aches and pains.
The little spikes on our balance ball are perfect for massaging your feet and any muscles in need of a little rehab: trapezius, lumbar muscles and glutes. So give them a little TLC and work them out at the same time with some ultra-simple and ultra-effective exercises that will leave you feeling great.
The cross trainer is your number one ally when it comes to burning calories, developing your coordination and toning the whole of your body effectively and over time. We give you our advice on how to use it and achieve your objectives.
And here's a perfect little kit for strengthening the muscles of your fingers, hands, and forearms, as well as preventing possible sprains and fractures. Strength, flexibility, dexterity, sensitivity... Take it all, and get iron hands in velvet gloves ;)
We all know that a well-stretched muscle is less likely to get injured. That's why we created this strap to help you stretch every muscle and improve your joint mobility. Ready? Try these exercises at home.
When we decide to get back into shape, it's a long-term commitment! That being said, how do we keep it up? Here are 4 winning strategies to help you to get back into your fitness routine and stay motivated, come what may.
It's time for kids to go back to school, and time to think about getting back into sport! What if we give you a hand? Read our TOP 10 cardio exercises for sculpting your legs and getting back to the gym!
Fancy a one-week cardio challenge to pick up your motivation levels ahead of the autumn? Émilie guides you through our special glutes challenge.After seven days, you'll think nothing of doing ten minutes of jumping lunges and 100 skater steps.
Treadmill running is a great alternative when the conditions outside aren't at their best. Though it's not everyone's favourite piece of equipment, the treadmill has its advantages, as we're going to show you in this article.
This elastic training band with handles is ideal for toning.Make no mistake! But why? I hear you ask.Well, it's versatile for a start and allows you to work on every part of your body. It also takes up a good deal less space than a cross trainer. ;) Want to see some exercises?
Trainers from around the world all agree: stability work strengthens your core like nothing else. So, let's go! A few squats, a few lunges, a few balance exercises and voilà: the strong, sculpted body of your dreams!
A resistance band is the perfect accessory for toning up: it's lightweight, small and inexpensive. What's not to love?! Plus, it's versatile and can be used anywhere for a full-body workout. A must! Check out our favourite exercises.
Summer gives you the chance to take some time for yourself, enjoy a holiday, and share some precious family moments. But will this year be the year you commit to a summer workout programme? Each day for 2 months, we'll introduce you to quick, simple exercises that will help keep you in great shape!
A balance cushion is simply the perfect friend for effectively working on each part of your dream body. Core, balance, rehabilitation, toning... Vary your activities and never get bored! Here are a few little exercises to try.
Soft weights offer a considerable advantage over dumbbells: they leave your hands free. Not for scrolling through Instagram, of course, but to make your strength training and toning exercises more effective! Strap them on your wrists and ankles and off you pop!
Fancy a one-week cardio challenge to pick up your motivation levels this winter? Émilie guides you through our special abs challenge.After seven days of exercises that you can do over and over again on a regular basis you'll have rock-hard abs.
As a child, Nicolas, who is now a Decathlon sales assistant, imagined he could become strong and muscular like the heroes in his favourite graphic novels when he grew up...15 years later and you could say he achieved his dream!
Let's be clear—we love how fun the Swiss ball is! This big flexible ball has the undeniable advantage of making us want to do gentle gym, Pilates, and all kinds of exercises to get back into shape. But how do you use it? Come on, we'll show you our favourite (and super effective) exercises.
Want to lose a bit of weight? No problem: with a little motivation and regularity, you'll be able to achieve your goal! How about testing out the exercise bike? This fitness equipment is perfect for staying in shape and losing weight.