Tag: Core Strengthening

  • Workout Wednesday

    Are you new to exercise? Are you confused about where to start? Do you have continuous low back pain? Complete this 4 week program to alleviate low back pain and build a strong, stable core foundation needed to progress in your workouts – and become a lean, mean, fighting machine!

  • Happy Halloween!

    Don’t be one of these zombies today… Spook-tacular Workout to come this afternoon! Stay tuned!

  • 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: 30 seconds Butt Kicks: 30 seconds (fast tempo) High Knee Touch: 30 seconds (slow tempo) […]

  • 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 Cross-Jacks: 30 seconds Ice Skaters: 30 seconds Forward-Backward Hops with Wide Stance: 30 seconds Wide […]

  • 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 seconds (slow tempo) Alternating Groiner (dynamic stretch): 5 – 10 repetitions with 1 – 2 […]

  • 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 body’s foundation, similar to the foundation of a house. All (arm and leg) movement needs […]

  • Fierce Fall Challenge #2

      8 weeks  –  1 fitness challenge each week CHALLENGE #2 Floor Bridge How? Squeeze butt Draw-in belly button towards spine Push up through heels Avoid lifting too high and over-arching low back How many? 12 repetitions  Push up for 1 count, hold for 2 count, lower for 4 count Progress?               […]

  • A Core Strengthening Exercise

    Specifically, you are activating your transverse abdominis (TVA), a deep inner core muscle. Focus on drawing in your abdominal muscles towards your spine as you slowly raise each arm and/or leg. To minimize stress on your shoulder, point your thumb up as your raise each arm. First set: Raise your arms only Second set: Raise […]