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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
30-Day Plank Challenge
We are 7 days into our 30-day squat challenge. Have you guys been keeping up?! We’ve just done our 80 squats for the day, and we had a thought, “Let’s incorporate another challenge to get a full body workout.” In comes the 30-day plank challenge. The challenge pushes you ...
February 14, 2017
30-Day Squat Challenge
I stumbled upon this workout on Twitter last year, and it’s become my go to every few months when I want to get back in the habit of working out, when I want to challenge myself, or when I have an event to prepare for. For me, having an event is the most motivating factor, not for the event...
February 7, 2017
How to Stay Fit and Healthy in Later Life
Some people think that exercise is something for younger people. Yet, being sedentary is a big problem no matter what your age. About 60 percent of adult Americans don’t meet the recommended physical guidelines. Exercise is an essential lifelong activity that offers numerous health benefits. ...
February 1, 2017
Equinox Cycling Classes – The Pursuit: Burn
I love to spin. I used to be an avid Flywheel enthusiast, but since I joined Equinox I figured I should take advantage of my membership and give their classes a try. The normal spin classes called “Studio Cycling” are not that exciting, but then I stumbled onto Equinox’s most recent ...
January 24, 2017
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