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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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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hip Flexors and Quads

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 2, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is reclined hero pose. This pose is a deep hip flexor and thigh (quadriceps) stretch. It can be modified in many ways to best suit your body, though some variations might require a block or pillow. If you have any serious knee pain or injuries, you may want to […]

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Kettlebell 90/90’s: What are they and why do we do them??

By Christina Prevett | May 27, 2019

Kettlebell 90/90’s; What are they and why do we do them?? You may have seen people around doing these and wondering first why? And the second being those kind of look cool I want to try them. First things first : Why are they called 90/90’s??  Well we aren’t super creative, so we call them […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 26, 2019

This week’s yoga pose of the week is thread the needle, also known as figure 4 pose. It is one of the best hip stretches, particularly for the piriformis muscle. It is more accessible than some other hip openers, and can be modified for all levels. Tight hips are extremely common, especially for people who […]

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3 No-Equipment Workouts You Can Do At Home

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 22, 2019

Some days, you just can’t make it into the gym to get your workout in. It happens… But, that doesn’t mean you have to sit on the couch and make excuses! Even moving your body for 20 or 30 minutes is better than nothing on a busy day, or a day you can’t get to […]

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Plank Taps: progressions and common mistakes to avoid

By Christina Prevett | May 22, 2019

You’ve probably done a plank before, the problem is….. they can get a little boring. Adding in plank taps is a great way to freshen up some of your training while also adding in a little shoulder stability. Progressions: starting from the floor is the most difficult if you need you can start raising the […]

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