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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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postpartum row

Exercise during pregnancy and postpartum: rowing edition

By Christina Prevett | June 10, 2019

Exercise during pregnancy is good for you! That being said, we definitely need to start scaling some things as you get into the later stages of your pregnancy.   What about a diastasis? One thing that has gained a lot of attention recently is diastasis recti. This is a separation of the ab muscles that […]

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active shoulder

Active shoulders; is there a proper way to hang from a bar??

By Christina Prevett | June 10, 2019

Is there a proper way to hang from a bar? Well yes and no, I hate that answer but it really depends on context. Today however we are just going to go over the active shoulder position.  Now what does that mean: Active shoulders just means pulling down on the bar not just hanging relying on […]

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rear foot elevated split squat

Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat: Common Mistakes and how to avoid them

By Christina Prevett | June 10, 2019

You’re a little bored with your workout routine right now and want to mix things up. Rear foot elevated split squat’s (or RFESS) are a great place to start. They’re a fairly large list of benefits to this movements but one of my favourite part is the unilateral work. All that means is since you’re […]

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hollow holds

Hollow Holds: How to Make Sure You’re Doing Them Correctly

By Christina Prevett | June 6, 2019

Ready for a ridiculously hard ab workout you can do pretty much anywhere?? Hollow holds are an awesome workout but they can be done incorrectly so we wanted to go through some common mistakes we generally see and how to fix them. Mistake #1; Arching the back The point of a hollow rock is to […]

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