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hip stability

Hip stability : how to scale for balance issues

By Christina Prevett | July 23, 2019

A lot of injuries can pretty common occur is if you have a lack of hip stability, but what does that actually mean. I’ll use a practical example here think about every time you walk down the stairs if you hips shifts (meaning one side either drops or you shoot it of to one side) […]

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lunges

Are lunges bad for your knees??

By Christina Prevett | July 16, 2019

Like everything we can’t really give you a definitive answer….. while some cases lunges can actually help with knee pain by strengthening the muscles around the joint. While others sometimes using lunges at such extreme angles can put a little added stress on the joints which is not necessary in some cases.  BUT they’re never […]

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wall ball

How To’s: Wall Ball’s

By Christina Prevett | July 9, 2019

We use Wall ball’s a ton for conditioning but they can also work on explosiveness and power training. So where is a quick break down on how to  The Perfect Squat: We could (and have) do a thousand videos on the proper squat so today is just going to be the upwards motion of the […]

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posture

Do you Actually Have Poor Posture???

By Christina Prevett | July 8, 2019

I hate to use the word posture when describing it as good or bad, because there really isn’t a universal way we should all stand. Each of us have different bodies and mechanics that will all have us standing differently, BUT is it really just that you have bad posture. Or is your upper back […]

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ring rows

Ring Rows: Common Mistakes we see

By Christina Prevett | June 20, 2019

Ring rows are a great way to build strength in the upper back and lats. They also help a ton if one of your goals is getting your first pull-up pull-up.  So ring rows are awesome but can I be doing them wrong???? For sure you can be! Here are some of the common faults […]

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box jumps

Box Jumps: How to do them properly and what to avoid

By Christina Prevett | June 18, 2019

Some people are really intimidated by them some people absolutely love them. It can also be a really cool and proud moments for someone to do a single box jumps because it can be one of the most intimidating things in the gym. So here is a list of the Do’s and Don’t of box […]

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