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Muscle Activation Exercises

When ever you are ready to workout, especially the lower body, it’s very important to hit some warm ups that target certain muscle groups so they become ACTIVATED. With muscle activation, you are ‘jumpstarting’ those muscles. Because our job lives are so sedentary, it’s good to hit these exercises to target the weak muscles, and … Continue reading

Preventing Knee Pain

You know the feeling when your knee acts like it’s going to just rip out of your leg? Or the right side of it is throbbing so bad that it’s keeping your from walking? Typical knee problems. I see it everyday in my clients. Most of it is lack of muscle activation, whether it be … Continue reading

The Bridge, a lower back saver

Happy Monday, everyone! It’s the start of a new week in February, which means we are only getting closer to spring! Hang in there! My bootcamps are coming to a close this week, and I will have to say that everyone has worked their butts off.  I can’t wait for remeasurements and testing day as … Continue reading

Correcting Your Posture

“Sit straight!” “No slouching at the table!” “You look like a slob, now straighten that back!” Sound familiar?? These are things my mom used to say to me and my brother. My ballet teacher would either lightly smack my head or butt telling me to either stand straight or bring that pelvis forward! As a … Continue reading

Self Myofascial Release (SMR)

I have talked about foam rolling almost EVERYDAY to my bootcampers, clients, friends, and family. When I talked about self myofascial release, many respond, “What the f$%k is that?”, or “Why do I need to use this technique?”. And the looks following those questions are priceless. Yes, that is my daughter, Ayda. She made that … Continue reading