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: 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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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Hamstring Stretch and Good Morning

Coach Annalise and Coach Sean show us two stretches. Hamstring Stretch: This movement helps to stretch your hamstrings and improve mobility, flexibility, and strength in the legs and lower back. Good Morning: This exercise is used with a bar to help maintain a straight and flat back and help improve posture throughout the exercise. This […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Lat Pull Down and Low Row

How to do a proper Lat Pull Down and Low Row – with Coach Allie and Coach Michael The pull motion is a tricky movement but is one of the most important for posture, mobility, and overall fitness! Here are a couple tips to help fix your pull motion! For the lat pull down your […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Planks

Planks are a great exercise to improve stability. Core stability helps alleviate low back pain, improve posture, and allows you to lift more weight with better form. Here are a few modifications. Watch Coach Alex demonstrate:

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Calf Raises

When performing calf raises make sure you have the ball of your foot on an elevated surface. Squeeze your calves at the top and take your time bringing your heel back to the ground to get a big stretch. Watch Coach Blake demonstrate calf raises:

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Banded Face Pulls

Are you worried about your posture? Adding banded face pulls to your exercises program will help pull your shoulders back giving you better alignment throughout the day. Ask one of our trainers for other great exercises to fix your posture. Watch Coach Allie demonstrate how the face pulls work.

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