Category Archives for Fitness Tips

How To Take The Boredom Out Of Planks

Planks are a favorite in the fitness world, and there is no question why.  They are the superfood of exercises- densely packed with benefits.In its purest form, a plank is a position similar to the start of a  push-up but held steady for a specific duration of time.  While it’s a powerful, simple position to […]

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Here’s a Quick Way to Improve Wrist Strength

One of the best ways to build muscle and bone strength on the mat is weight bearing exercises.  The trouble is, wrists.Wrists commonly complain when they are called upon to support the body in positions like:  hands and knees, plank, push up or downward dog. We can’t blame them. That’s a lot of performance pressure to […]

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Here’s a Quick Way to Give Your Neck Some TLC

First it was good ole’ fashion mental stress. Followed by upper cross syndrome. Then we added text neck, and Laptop-itis to the problem. And just recently we have the Zoom hunch making neck and shoulder tension worse and more common than ever before. Prior to 2020 people spent, on average, 6 hours 31 minutes a day in front […]

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3 Easy Twists For A Happy Spine

A lack of thoracic spine mobility means that the lumbar spine, pelvis, shoulders and surrounding muscles all compensate to allow you to move how you want to move. Long term, those compensations can lead to stiffness, strain, pain and injury.What causes thoracic immobility? Immobility. As a society we aren’t moving very much. We’re sitting in […]

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