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Discover Fitness Parkour with Wellnex!

Parkour is a training discipline where practitioners (called traceurs) move from one place to another in a complex environment, without assisting equipment.

They must go the fastest and the most efficient way possible.

With roots in military obstacle course training and martial arts, parkour includes:

  1. Running,

  2. Climbing,

  3. Swinging,

  4. Vaulting,

  5. Jumping,

  6. Plyometrics,

  7. Rolling, and

  8. Quadrupedal movement

Parkour is an activity that can be practiced alone or with others, and is usually carried out in urban spaces, though it can be done anywhere.

Parkour as a type of movement was established by David Belle in France in 1988.

Parkour exercises often focus on compound, functional (e.g. pertaining to real-life situations) movements.

The top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour are:

  • Parkour is a full body workout.

  • Improved Cardiovascular endurance.

  • Increased Bone Strength.

  • Promotes quicker thinking with fewer mistakes.

  • Parkour Fosters creativity.

  • Boosts confidence.

  • Parkour is a Skill-related fitness Routine.

  • Parkour Builds core strength.

What muscles are used in parkour?

Parkour exercises will develop your back, shoulders, and arms, the muscles that are most engaged during your parkour training sessions. Balance your musculature -- While the "pulling" muscles are the most important for parkour, you can't neglect your "pushing" muscles (chest and triceps).

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A2 Movements seeks to utilise our lifeskills to inspire every individual to realise their full untapped potential and in doing so, achieving their God-given purpose. A2 movements is Singapore First Parkour Training Academy. They focus on amplification of the human experience, the concept of human reclamation - what it means to be human.

They believe in developing functional fitness with the goal of being strong.

Teaching parkour movements is their basic/ foundational field, but they also teach imparting life, values, mindset, ideology and outlook on life.

A2 Movements offers 1 for 1 session to all Wellnex Members.


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