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Spook-tacular Workout

“Halloween” is no excuse to pass on today’s workout! Plus, you will feel better after indulging in a bite-size Snicker bar or two later on! 8 Exercises to Get Your Vampire-blood Flowing Mummy Sit-Ups: 45 seconds Start: Lie on your back with legs … Continue reading

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Resistance Training Exercises: Beginner-Intermediate Level

I recently completed a Continuing Education Course (CEC) for my Spin Instructor Certification.  You might expect this course to be about cardiovascular fitness, however this course focused on resistance training.   The course examined how to apply resistance training to the Spinning program. … Continue reading

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Core Exercises: Part 1

Local Stabilization System Muscles that attach directly to your vertebrae (spine). Main responsibility:  Intervertebral stability and intersegmental stability…. Stabilize the spine! Additional responsibilities:  Proprioception and postural control Muscles, include: Transverse Abdominis, Internal Obliques, Lumbar Multifidus, Diaphragm, Pelvic Floor How do … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #20

What is your fitness goal this year? More strength and core training? More cardio? Engage in a Spinning program? Participate in Cross Fit? Or, just join a gym? Regardless of your goal, try this mixed exercise circuit! For fitness beginners, it … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #19

Are you bored from your routine squat exercises? Are you in search of new exercises to add your “leg day”? Do you want to tone your quads, butt, and core? If you answered Yes to one or more of these questions, this … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #15

Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), Tensor Fascia Latae, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #11

Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), Tensor Fascia Latae, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift … Continue reading

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Exercise #8

Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #5

Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop … Continue reading

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Daily Workout #12 – Let’s Do Some Plyometrics!

Daily Workout #12 As part of NASM’s Optimal Performance Training model, Phase 5 Power, plyometrics offer excellent weight-bearing exercises and a quick way to increase your heart rate – But, first and foremost, watch your form! 10 Step-Ups 10 Jump … Continue reading

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