Monthly Archives: July 2015

CORE Fit Friday

Are you looking for a quick activity to restore your mind, body, and spirit from the craziness of this week? Power through today’s Core Circuit: 15-Minutes Do it for you! WARM-UP (2x) Jog in place: 30 seconds Jumping Jacks: 30 seconds Wide Squats: … Continue reading

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CORE Fit Friday

It is Friday at last! Round up your friends, family, or coworkers and gather in an open space… Release this week’s stress, tone your core, build lower and upper body strength, and have fun! WARM-UP (2x) Jog in place: 30 seconds … Continue reading

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Mid Week Stretch Break

Do you experience sciatica or low back pain? 3 Main Causes Herniated Disc: A bulge in the cushioning between the bones of the spinal column. Bone Degeneration: Irregularities in the vertebrae Tight Hip Muscles 6 Stretches to Provide Relief Herniated Disc? … Continue reading

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CORE Fit Friday

Work Your Core and more! WARM-UP Jumping Rope: 30 seconds Jumping Jacks: 30 seconds Ice Skaters: 1 minute Regression: Perform side steps or curtsy lunge Progression: Add hop with back foot off floor Butt Kicks: 30 seconds (fast tempo) High Knee Touch: 30 … Continue reading

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CORE Fit Friday

Fun Friday Circuit …Make it happen! No regrets! WARM-UP Jogging in place:  1 minute Butt Kicks:  1 minute – 30 seconds (slow tempo), 30 seconds (fast tempo) High Knee Touch, Diagonal: 1 minute – 30 seconds each side Ice Skaters: … Continue reading

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A Friend in Need…

San Francisco Bay Area friends, classmates/colleagues, and blog followers,  the 7-year old daughter of a former trainer at my gym in San Rafael was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. The cancer is inoperable, and the adorable little girl is currently undergoing alternative … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

As you fire up your grill, play fun games in the sun, and watch a spectacular fireworks show, please take a moment today to reflect why we enjoy the freedom and independence on this day and each and every day of the year.  Be GRATEFUL, … Continue reading

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CORE Fit Friday

Have you ever bent over to pick up an item off of the floor and… ouch!… injured your low back? I will teach you core strengthening exercises designed to increase your mind-body connection, firm your midsection, and prevent injury. The core musculature is your … Continue reading

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