Blogs about Flexibility

Gina does "The Trainer's butt kicking boot camp"!

Get Fit While You Sit (w/video)

Try these simple exercises to use at office, home, traveling. They are designed to build cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness,flexibility-3 key components of balanced exercise program.  Conveniently, this workout does not require exercise clothes or any large pieces of equipment.  A resistance band is the only piece of equipment. Resistance bands are lightweight and portable, take up very little space and are safe and easy to use.

Pilates - Visual Assessments and Dynamic Alignment

This weekend was full of learning and exploring Pilates with Deborah Lessen, who taught an amazing workshop at the Pilates Center in Rockville, Maryland.Day 1 taught us the skills needed to visually assess our clients correctly.We had some very different body types to work with (our models were participant

Benefits of TRX Suspension Training

-Anyone regardless of Fitness Level can benefit with the use of ‪#‎TRX‬ due to its versatility

Fit Tips: 16 Simple Moves To Fix Tight Shoulders

Fit Tips: Stability Balls 101 (with video)

Here's why you should get ballin': A stability ball works your abs way more than regular crunches do. Plus, use it in place of a bench for strength moves and your core gets a workout — you'll engage your deep obliques and lower-back muscles to stay in place.

Stay Well At Home program

The Stay Well At Home program is a 6-month long multifactorial fall risk reduction program aimed to help older aduls to stay safely and independently at home. The program includes twice weekly in-home exercise training visits that gradually tapers down to once weekly exercise training visits to weekly phone consults with a qualified health and fitness professional. 

Fit Tips: Roll With It (with Video)

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy that focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness. Foam rolling is an easy and effective method of MFR that benefits your entire body.

Fit Tips: Bodyweight Exercise-Bear Crawl (with Video)

Bodyweight exercises are exercises that do not require free weights; your own weight provides the resistance for the movement. Regardless of age, strength, or experience level, everyone can do it-and everyone can benefit from this type of fitness programming. Movements such as the push-up, the pull-up, and the sit-up are some of the most common bodyweight exercises.

Fit Tips:Flexibility Training

Flexibility training is very important and the many benefits include decreased risk of injury, decreased chronic muscle tension, decreased low-back pain, and increased functional ability. Stretching is a very effective way to increase flexibility even as age increases. When performing stretching, the focus should be on muscle groups (joints) that have a reduced range of motion. Stretching should be performed a minimum of 2-3 days a week.