Trainer Tip Tuesday: Hip Hinge

The hip hinge is one of the fundamental movement patterns that we use. Think about it like your movement as you pick something up off the floor.  It’s one of the most effective ways of building lower body strength. It’s a staple of deadlifts, squats, and anything that requires explosiveness, like sprinting or jumping. Coach […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Budget-Friendly Tip #1

Don’t be afraid of using canned products, even with seafood or poultry! a.       Fresh produce is great, but if you can’t use it in time it can waste your money. b.       Even though fresh seafood or poultry are common staples in a meal, they aren’t always convenient or budget-friendly. Canned products can be just as nutritious as […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that according to the CDC, less than 10% of Americans consume enough fruits and vegetables? Fruits and vegetables play an important role in disease prevention. They contain protective nutrients called antioxidants that are most widely known for their ability to protect you from cancerous cells and various heart diseases. Fresh, canned, and […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Thread the Needle Pose

The thread the needle pose is a great way to stretch the upper back if you are sore from sitting at a computer, lifting heavy, or if you just slept weird. To get a deeper stretch, you can put your supporting hand behind your back. (This also works on balance!) Watch Coach Alex demonstrate here:

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Dead Bugs

Dead bugs help build a solid and stable foundation that protects the spine.  Raise your arms up and bend your knees to about 90 degrees. Allow your shoulders and low back to fall heavily to the floor. As you exhale slowly lower your right arm and left leg until they are just above the ground. […]

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