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Six Mistakes You Need to Avoid for a Productive Treadmill Workout
Treadmill running may seem like a simple workout but did you know that it is still possible to do it wrong? Yes, there are actually some treadmill mistakes that most people commit which prevent them from having a productive and effective workout.If you love doing treadmill workouts, there is a...
May 16, 2017
If You Want A Stronger Core, Fix Your Shoulders & Hips!
Everyone wants a “stronger core”. In fact, I want a stronger core! But the core is a contentious topic. So I will try to keep it simple. The core is not just your abdominal muscles. Your core is a dynamic complex of all muscles that work to stabilize your body during movement. So when you ...
May 9, 2017
5 Fundamental Kettlebell Exercises
If you’re as much of a kettlebell enthusiast as I am, then you’ll love what I’ll share with you today. Here are 5 of the most fundamental kettlebell exercises that will work out your full body. Best of all, these exercises are so effective (since they work out the full body and not just ...
May 1, 2017
5 Actions You Can Take NOW To Alleviate Your Back Pain
Back personal trainer, Melanie Daly, teaches us how to alleviate back pain in the chart below:...
April 25, 2017
Is Your Core Stability Actually Hurting You?
Core, core, core. Core stability. Core strength. Brace your core. Hold your abs in. Squeeze your abs. Where did this come from? No truly, where did this idea come from? Because when you ask the top physical therapists who are on the cutting edge of pain science, they can’t seem to find ANY ...
April 18, 2017
How To Properly Plank
Planks are a great yoga pose. There are two types of planks- a high plank and an elbow plank. Do you know the difference? Check out the why and the how for each plank below: High plank Why? Strengthens wrists, arms, back, and abdominal muscles How?Start in table top. Keep shoulders and hands as...
April 11, 2017
3 Stretches To Help Your Posture
I get this question a lot, so I figured I should probably share the answer with you as well. “How do I improve my posture?” “I feel like my shoulders are slouched forward – is there anything I can do to fix this?” You can absolutely fix this, even if you have been sitting at a desk for ...
April 4, 2017
5 Reasons Why You Actually Should Try That “Breathing” Thing
Have you had someone tell you just to breathe and your natural reaction was something along the lines of rolling your eyes or wanting desperately to punch them in the face? Especially if you’re upset or stressed about something. It’s like it makes your blood boil even more. Don’t tell me ...
March 28, 2017
The Best Abdominal and Core Exercises
Toned, washboard abs will keep your partner happy and boost your self-confidence with every outfit you put on. So get ready to pull those tight pants out of your dresser, this is the abs workout guide to six-pack abs and a flat, toned core! <strong>Bulking</strong> Many women can ...
March 21, 2017
Best Exercises to Get Started on Eliminating Back Pain
If you have back pain, the fear of exacerbating your pain further is real. So you stop moving. But what about all of the things you used to love to do? Even just walking, or getting into the car, or lying down for bed without pain? I’ve been there. You have to start somewhere. Living with pain,...
March 14, 2017
Can These 3 Desk Exercises Boost Energy?
We all have experienced the fatigue, brain fog, and general lack of sprightly spirit that can come from sitting at a desk for extended periods of time. And we all have been lectured to about the harmful effects of sitting, on our health and our productivity. But let’s be honest. Sometimes we ...
March 7, 2017
My Go To Stretching Routine
I thought I would share my go to stretch routine. I do this after any type of workout in order to lengthen my muscles, maintain flexibility, and to ease the delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) that is bound to make an appearance the next day. If you want to follow along, I would recommend a ...
February 28, 2017
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