Posts tagged exercise
3 Effective Ways to Improve Back Posture

Is it me, or is posture getting worse these days?...I might be a little biased, but it seems like a good portion of people I see have what I call "Mr. Burns posture".  If you grew up in the 90's, then you'll know exactly what I'm talking about. If not, then please scroll down the page.  Oh that sexy rounded back look!

Tight thoracic spines (upper back)  are everywhere these days. I see them all over the street, and all over the gym.  From little old ladies, to bros that spend too much time on the bench press, its a problem....Well today, that all changes! We are going to dive in and look at why we have this problem, and some exercises to fix it!

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Exercise Rescue: Warm-Up to Stay in the Game

Ever started your car on a cold morning, then immediately backed out the driveway, slam on the breaks, and floored it out onto the street?...No? I didn't think so.  So why do that to your body??

Crazy thing is, I see at the gym all the time.  People walk in off the street, and immediately lift a heavy weight.  Not properly prepping your body for your workout is a recipe for disaster.  I realize most people live extremely busy lives, and that gym time is at a premium.  As a trainer, I get it, sometimes you only have 30 minutes for a workout.  So who wants to spend 10 of them warming up?  My hope is, that by reading this, it will become apparent that a dynamic warmup is a MUST HAVE in your fitness program

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Exercise Rescue: Stop with the Box Jumps Already!!

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Exercise Rescue!....No, I won't be screaming, getting in your face, and dropping F-bombs like some of those reality TV show goons.  But hopefully, I'll be dropping some knowledge. I consider this my personal Ignite PSA!!

Working in the fitness industry allows me the opportunity to see a variety of clients and learn about a variety of gym routines and exercises.  What I tend to see, is that there are a number of common exercises that people often do incorrectly.  This series is meant to educate and inform about some of  these common gym errors.  So without further a do, I present to my first exercise....

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5 Tactics to Establishing Successful Fitness Habits

Habit is what separates success and failure.    I LOVE the above definition. "Especially one that is hard to give up" says it all... habits are hard to give up.  Good or bad, habits become engrained within you, and define you as a person. The ability to establish good habits will determine how much success you have with fitness.  Establishing good habits is not easy.  It takes work, maintenance, a strong mindset and a little guidance....If only someone wrote a blog post about how to establish good fitness habits. Hmm....

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