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glute bridge

How to Properly do a Glute Bridge

By Christina Prevett | July 30, 2019

Where sure you either heard of them or have seen them as they  seem to be all are the internet, but what people aren’t showing you is to how to do a glute bridge properly. So what is the point of a flute bridge and how can we make sure we’re doing it properly. Why? […]

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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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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Chest and Traps

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 21, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is a stretch for your chest and trap muscles. It is great for improving posture, since a lot of us slouch when we are seated or in our everyday lives. This is the complete opposite of slouching! It can be done seated or standing.   Directions: First, start either seated […]

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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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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 14, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is butterfly pose. This pose is a great stretch for your hips, which is important for those of us who sit most of the day, or notice a lack mobility when squatting or doing other movements. This pose is quite accessible, the only reason you might not want to try […]

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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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