Exercise

Six-Pack Abs and Core Stabilization

All movement begins in your core, where your body’s center of gravity is located. Core strength and stability is the capacity of the core musculature to control your constantly changing center of gravity as you move, walk, bend, reach and function. Developing your core goes way beyond isolating the “six-pack” musculature. Many of us have…

Squat Variations

Are you are ready to take it up a notch with some Squat Variations? TIPS: For all plyometric, jump and calf raise squats remember: Proper Form As the exercises progressively become more dynamic, proper body alignment and form equals injury prevention!  Form over speed – always! Heel to Toe to Heel As you descend, push…

Bodyweight Squat

Why should I squat? The squat is not just for a firmer butt. This simple exercise works more muscles in a functional synergistic movement pattern than just about any other exercise you will perform, from your ankles up through your core. When executed with proper form, the squat, and its variations, mainly works your gluteal…

Stretching – Is it Good or Bad for You?

Wait, what?  I thought stretching was good for you! There is certainly controversy over the effectiveness of stretching, the type of stretching, and the result of stretching on the human body. Stretching may be the most profusely studied topic as it relates to human movement efficiency and performance.  It has been the subject of debate…