Low Lunge Plus Twist

The low lunge with a twist is a great exercise to help improve mobility. Pushing the hips down towards the floor helps get a deeper stretch through your upper hamstring and glutes. The addition of the twist helps to open up your chest muscles and the entirety of your back. 

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Proper Barbell Chest Press Form

The two videos below demonstrate correct and incorrect barbell chest press form. The biggest mistake we see in the barbell chest press is the pathway the bar takes, like whether it glides back & up creating an arc pathway (correct) or is straight up & down creating a vertical pathway (incorrect). Also, engagement of the […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday

Scared of doing side planks because of your carpal tunnel or wrist joint? Here is one way to scale your side plank: create an equal sign with your arms. This centralizes your body weight. Get into plank position, arms still making equal signs, knees on the floor. Rotate so your right arm, weight between this […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Proper Lat Pulldown Exercise

Sit with hips under the bar/pulley and slightly lean back to engage the core. Stabilize your body and pull the bar down to the upper portion of your chest. Allow the bar to return to the top and repeat for desired repetitions. This exercise engages the lats, trapezius, biceps, triceps, forearms muscles throughout the movement.  […]

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