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Open Up Your Squat Range of Motion with these 2 Mobility Movements

I'm not one to speak in ultimatums, but here is one thing that you MUST DO EVERY SINGLE DAY. And that is Move Your Body Joints in their FULL range of motion If you don't use it, you lose it… so rejuvenate your ranges of motion with these!

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Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours per day To put it in perspective, that’s the same as taking a flight from New Jersey to Rio de Janiero every single day. I don’t know about you, but I would be pretty pissed off and tired of being on a trip like that 7 times a… Continue reading Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

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Tight Shoulders? Poor Neck Posture? Well, You May Have Upper Cross Syndrome (it is fixable)

Sorry to disappoint you, but there will not be my usual fancy-schmancy "set the tone" introduction for this post; we are getting right down to business! What is Upper Cross Syndrome Upper Cross Syndrome (UCS) is initially seen as a forward head posture with rounded shoulders, even while attempting to stand tall. Before you WebMD yourself… Continue reading Tight Shoulders? Poor Neck Posture? Well, You May Have Upper Cross Syndrome (it is fixable)

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Butt + Back = BFF’s 4 Life; Train them Together to Be Stronger than Ever

Time for a Qwik Kinesiology Lesson As if that title wasn't funny enough, what isn't so funny is that weak and undertrained glutes can lead to low back pain, poor posture, and over time, can lead to a host of overuse injuries on other muscles that were forced to pick up the slack. Whether you… Continue reading Butt + Back = BFF’s 4 Life; Train them Together to Be Stronger than Ever

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Adductor Strengthening Exercises for Runners – Decrease Hip Pain, Improve Performance & Muscular Balance

https://flic.kr/p/QQYvgp Do you ever experience outer knee or hip pain from running? One common cause can be from your adductor muscles - or the weakness of them. Repetitive gait movement such as walking, running or biking requires those muscles on the inner portion of your thigh and groin to stabilize your pelvis and knee. When… Continue reading Adductor Strengthening Exercises for Runners – Decrease Hip Pain, Improve Performance & Muscular Balance

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Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

This is a piggyback post from last weeks blog, How to ACTUALLY Perform a "Simple" Glute Bridge; Free Exercise Coaching (If you missed that video-blog - or vlog as the hip kids say - improve your back and glute strength by watching that video linked above) This supine lying hamstring curl is a hip dominant… Continue reading Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

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How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

Online training infographics and social media (not online coaching) workouts are usually filled with familiar exercises many people either have done or can pick up on quite easily. The only issue I have with that is nobody is truly coaching you through the movement. It may look the same at a glance, and even feel some… Continue reading How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

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What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?

If there was ever a title to catch your attention, I’m pretty sure this would be up there in the rankings. Your mind might be wondering what the heck I mean and for a good reason! People enjoy the glamour of having a nice looking butt; both the one who built it, and those who… Continue reading What’s The Deal With Your Butt Muscles?