Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Planks

Planks are a fantastic way to build strength and stability. They are also one of those exercises that you can do without any equipment (and anywhere!), or you can add in weights, or modify and add different movements to challenge different parts of your body. This week's variation is a simple spin on a traditional… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Planks

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Exercise of the Week: How to Do A Squat

Squats are an excellent exercise to help strengthen your quads (front of the legs), the hamstrings (back of the legs), as well as the glutes. Often what happens, though, is that people squat with a form that either doesn't engage the muscles, or sets them up for injury- especially if they start to add weights.… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: How to Do A Squat

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Exercise of the Week: Bent Over Row

This week’s exercise focuses on your back and chest. Form is very important- keeping your back straight and shoulders back, hinged at the hip will help prevent injury. Move extra slow until you have mastered the form. Start with your feet about shoulder-width apart.Hold a weight in each hand. You can use household items like… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Bent Over Row

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Exercise of the Week: Crossover Reach

This week we are sharing another no-equipment movement. The cross-over helps work your core, and will also improve your balance and keep you limber. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart. Lift one arm and aim up and across your body in a “punching” movement, but not with a punching force. You will rotate… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Crossover Reach

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Exercise of the Week: Knee-Up Crossover

Another exercise in our series of movements that don’t require equipment, this exercise gets you off your bottom and will get the blood flowing. It’s easy to do while watching your favorite show, with music in the background, or when you need to break up your day at the office. Stand with your feet shoulder… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Knee-Up Crossover