High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be performed within a variety of modalities.  This type of training is explosive.  It looks and feels like you have been “shot out of a canon”!  The exertion intervals are often shorter in duration; therefore, the shorter the duration of the exertion, the higher the intensity of the drill. …

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Six of many stability fitness tools will be featured this week – the stability ball, the BOSU Balance Trainer, pillow discs, wobble boards, the TRX Suspension and the Strongboard Balance Board. And the difference between the tools and which, if any of these tools you should purchase or use will be discussed.  Locations where these…

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There are dozens of circuit training designs available to fit just about any fitness level.  And, the “team work circuit” that is highlighted this week is one of those designs which features three, teams of two clients performing three, 3-station circuits.  It is fun to work in teams, creative and challenging and takes approximately 20…

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The top ten corrective exercise cues that we give daily, while not exhaustive because there are dozens of cues for every exercise, are essential for just about every exercise possible.  These ten cues may place the body into an optimal position so that the client receives the best possible outcome, both for safety and effectiveness. …

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The triceps brachii is a major upper, posterior arm muscle that creates elbow extension and because of its attachment to the scapula, it may also assist in arm extension and adduction.  The triceps create movement and stabilization of the elbow/shoulder joint and should be an integral part of your training regimen.  Highlighted this week are…

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Think of an obstacle course and you may have visions of military training or some celebrity athlete competition.  However, obstacle courses are simply that—a course which creates obstacles to challenge every age and fitness level.  The fun aspect to an obstacle course is that it “feels” like you are playing, even if it is physically…

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All of our clients are asked to “reset their posture” prior to each and every set of exercises.  Reset cues are provided between sets so that every set begins from an optimal postural position encouraging safety and effectiveness.  Think of watching a professional tennis match and the time that is taken by each player to…

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Knee/Squats with biceps curls are an excellent example of a compound exercise which trains the entire body (i.e. quadriceps/hamstrings/glutes/hip abductors/hip adductors/biceps and nose to toes core). These exercises may be performed anywhere, utilize the upper and lower body and demand a strong nose to toes core engagement throughout. Three variations of this compound exercise will…

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April 2020/May 2020 Hoping to be together again soon! June June 2020 – “Surviving and Thriving Through Health and Fitness” Workshop (specific dates TBD) July 2020 Hoping to offer Winter Training for Cyclists (although we will rename it Summer Cycling for Cyclists!) Specific dates TBD August 2020 Small Group Bike Rides Small Group Hikes Specific…

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As we enter the spring season in earnest and much of the winter weather is behind us, our staff is preparing for the remainder of 2020!  We are looking forward to a “reboot” of our business as this hiatus is hopefully winding down. Thank you for all of your patronage, support, love and amazing community…

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