Bring More Rotation Into Your Routine: 24 Multiplanar and Transverse Plane Exercises

Humans move on 3 planes of motion: Sagittal plane- divides the body into left and right halves. Movements in the sagittal plane include flexion and extension. Frontal plane- divides the front and back of the body. Movements in the frontal plane include abduction and adduction. Transverse plane- horizontally divides the body into upper and lower halves. These movements… Read More

Routine To Wake Up Your Glutes

Having strong glutes and mobile hips improves posture, and helps prevent injury. Here is a set of exercises I recommend to help you strengthen your buttocks and mobilize your hips. Do this routine in the morning to wake up your glutes before you sit! 1. Glutes Foam Roll Difficulty: Beginner Primary muscles targeted: Gluteus medius, gluteus… Read More

How To Get Full Body Workout Using A Bench

You can use a bench to get your heart rate up, to stretch and to strengthen your full body. Here is one of my favorite full body strength and conditioning routines, using a bench. Try these exercises and share your experience in the comment section below! 1. Incline Mountain Climbers Difficulty: Beginner Primary muscles targeted: Shoulders,…

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10 No Equipment Abdominal Exercises

Great news! You do not need equipment to strengthen your abs! Here are 10 of my favorite abdominal exercises using your bodyweight. 1. Side Plank Reach Primary muscles targeted: shoulders, obliques – Draw your navel in toward your spine and squeeze your glutes throughout. – Avoid allowing your hips to sink 2. Forearms To Hands…

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My Top 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

Push-ups are a simple bodyweight exercise you can use to strengthen your chest and core. Slight variations can make pushups more fun and challenging. Here are 10 of my favorite push-up variations! 10. Kneeling Push-ups   Difficulty: Beginner Primary muscles targeted: Shoulders, pecs, core Kneeling push-ups are a great beginner modification. Tip 1. Exhale as you push up.… Read More

3 Simple Balance Exercises For Beginners

Humans rely on balance and stability to complete basic tasks. Exercises that require focus, while challenging stability, can translate to improved balance in your daily life. If you are a beginner you will want to keep it simple. Here are 3 of my favorite simple balance exercises for beginners to help you establish a balance practice.… Read More