#FitTipFriday: Chest Push Ups

#FitTipFriday: Chest Push Ups

As you may know, there are 2 main types of push ups: Chest push ups & Tricep push ups. Since we went over the details of a tricep push up in last week’s tip, let’s change the hand position a bit to focus on the chest muscles. Start with a solid plank position with...
#FitTipFriday: Tricep Push Ups

#FitTipFriday: Tricep Push Ups

There are 2 main types of push ups: Chest push ups & Tricep pushups. There are many, many variations on the two (did you catch my #22kill push up challenge last year on facebook & instagram to raise awareness about PTSD & veteran suicides? Perhaps you...
#FitTipFriday: Building Your Plank Foundation

#FitTipFriday: Building Your Plank Foundation

Plank is one of those “core” exercises that extend far beyond your ab muscles. In other words, I use plank in my workouts on a regular basis because it’s one of the foundational moves that indicates the progression of overall fitness. When setting up a plank position,...
#FitTipFriday: Squats & Your Lower Back

#FitTipFriday: Squats & Your Lower Back

Think you can't do squats because your have back issues? What if squats are actually part of building your back strength & rather than avoiding them, you learn how to engage your abs effectively as a way to elongate the spine and protect the back? Avoiding an...
#FitTipFriday: Squat Alignment

#FitTipFriday: Squat Alignment

Squats & Lunges. Lunges & Squats. Last week was on lunging.... it's only fair this week we talk squats. More specifically, the alignment of your joints as you move through the full range of your squat. Here are some things to keep in mind: 1. There may be a...
#FitTipFriday Lunge Posture

#FitTipFriday Lunge Posture

Lunges & squats. Squats & lunges. Seriously my 2 favorite leg moves. So simple, yet not always so master. If you feel unstable in your lunges or maybe not confident that you are lining things up just right, this video will help you out with where you want to...