Blogs about Flexibility

Five Stretches You Need!

Five morning stretches is your topic for today. We live in a stressed and perplexed world today don't we? We go to bed wired and we wake up wired too, lol! Well, with the New Year approaching, it's time you started changing this routine.

Kettlebell are for everyone!

Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 1700s, primarily for weighing crops.  Seems the farmers enjoyed the physical benefits kettlebells provided and in time we now have the Sport of Kettlebell! I absolutely love training with them as do my clients/members.  Why not?  They provide benefits that most other weight training does not.  This iron globe with a handle on it addresses all components of fitness!  KBs are great for 1:1 personal training, group environment and training sport specific.    LOVE Kettlebell training!

4 Simple Ways to Prevent a Side Stitch

Have you ever been in the middle of a great run, and then a horrible side stitch hits you? It's actually a cramp or spasm that's caused by pressure from your diaphragm bouncing up and down as you run, hitting your liver. It's a common ailment for joggers and runners, and likely to persist for the rest of your workout. With these four steps, you can outsmart that annoying side stitch. Stretch before you run. 

Loosen up that upper body and spine!

Core engaged, inhale reach and drop the spineExhale, round the back and reach arm back.  

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.