With break week falling during a holiday week it is sometimes more difficult to find time to workout and if you are traveling you may not have your usual equipment with you. So, I wanted to remind you that you don’t need much time or equipment to get some great benefits. In fact there has… Continue reading Workout Ideas for a Holiday Break Week
Equipment needed: mat, band, and a hill (or stairs). Type of workout: This will be a simple full-body workout including cardio. Intensity is variable, can be easy or hard. I’d recommend keeping it low to medium intensity, good for recovery following Week 4. Warm-up: Plant your mat at the bottom of the hill or the… Continue reading Up the Hill!
Here is a full body workout that you can take anywhere and its low- impact unless you decide to add high impact cardio. It doesn’t take much room, only requires a mat (or the carpet of your hotel room) and you can do it inside or out. I know several of you are heading out… Continue reading Weekend Workout with Trainer Theresa
This break week marks the transition to our outdoor locations so I thought I would create a simple workout that you could do outdoors. The Seward Park and Capitol Hill neighbor hoods have many magic stair cases, and hills and all you will need for this workout is your bands, a watch and a hill… Continue reading Weekend Workout with Trainer Stephanie
2 secrets! 1. What will power charge your core workout? 2. Why does it have a Code Name: H.P.H.G.? Well my friends, the secret lies between your legs ;). A few posts ago we were talking about kegels and why they are so good for us for so many reasons! Well now, we are expanding… Continue reading Ain’t Pretty but yeah let’s Hold Pee, Hold Gas!
Push it; push it real good! Is getting fit harder and slower than it needs to be? This is something that a lot of us do. When we are new to a type of exercise and we don’t pay attention to proper form, we can actually make getting in shape a LOT harder than it… Continue reading Push it up!
Here are 4 workout ideas for break week or for when you are on vacation and want to take us with you! With all the workouts start with a 5-10 minute brisk walk or jog to get your body warmed up and ready to go. Then mobilize your joints with some dynamic (moving) stretching like… Continue reading WORKOUTS FOR BREAK WEEK!
What’s At the Core? Moving from a strong CORE could be the most important element in your approach to movement and exercise. A strong core allows you to move through life with control because the muscles in your abdomen, lower back, pelvis, and hips are all strong enough to work together in concert toward balance… Continue reading Getting To the Core
Kegels! There’s been a lot of talk for the last few decades about Kegels and still many of us can’t seem to find the time and discipline to do them. Well read on because this could be the day that it all changes! What are you talking about? For those unfamiliar, Kegel exercises refer to… Continue reading Choosing to Kegel
This is a great challenging one to do whenever you see a swing set! Fabulous for the deep lower core. Make sure you don’t allow your lower back to dip towards the ground- only extend legs as far as your core can handle without losing your lower back!