Blogs about Flexibility

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.

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.