Wednesday Workout: ELLEfit x Roger Frampton

All the top fitness tips from the experts

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The Frampton Method is a conscious form of exercise-blending 

It combines elements of gymnastics, yoga and calisthenics. I use specific hand balancing skills that require a lot of body control to keep in shape.

The benefits of my training include...

An in depth understanding of how the body operates at it's best whilst keeping you in peak physical condition. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to be in great shape without compromising the integrity of their spine.

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All round fitness is a misconceived idea

Getting fit really depends on what you need to get fit for. Find the sport you want to get fit for whether it be running, swimming or gymnastics and work within the skill set of that discipline.

Constantly developing and learning new skills

Makes what I do fun and interesting. Making sure I'm always pushing forward.

Find your strengths

Whether this is flexibility or power in specific movements and utilise these to your advantage. From there you can move on to more complex skills.

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Everyone should try The 'Hollow Body'

It is the most devastating core exercise since records began! You can find a tutorial on my YouTube channel.

What I eat does not affect my ability to control my spine in a handstand.

In other words, my training and nutrition are completely separate.

Eat whatever energises you the most!

I personally eat vast amounts of chocolate and sugar to fuel my exercise as it requires a lot of energy. the

If you're feeling tired your body obviously needs some rest so listen to that.

Spend time working on stretches instead.

The time depends on when you have the most energy.

Personally I work-out in the evening time but a lot of my clients prefer the morning.

The best cheat I would give anybody is...

Listen to your body, take your time, feel the burn in the right place and trust in the process.

In the words of my Ted Talk to 'move like you once could'

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