down dog split using a chair
Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Down Dog Split Using a Chair

The down dog stretch targets your arms, back, and legs, core, and shoulders. This variation, using a chair, is another easy one to do while on the go. Have a long layover during your travels? Stretching during those few extra moments can help ease the tension and anxiety that often accompany the holidays; anticipating potentially… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Down Dog Split Using a Chair

hip bridges with a wobble cushion
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Exercise Of The Week: Hip Bridges Using A Wobble Cushion

Hip bridges work a substantial amount of muscles; the hip abductors, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, your core, and the quadriceps are all involved in maintaining balance. Using a wobble cushion makes it much more difficult. This variation, stabilizing with one leg, is another version that increases the difficulty. Lay on your back on the floor- you… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Hip Bridges Using A Wobble Cushion

lat pulldown
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Exercise Of The Week: Resistance Band Lat Pulldown

The lat pulldown is another exercise that can be completed using resistance bands and door anchors. You can also modify the setup like I have, wrapping the band around a pullup bar, or however else works best for you. Latissimus dorsi (Lats)Image courtesy of: kimberlyberg.net To complete the exercise: Stand with one foot about a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Resistance Band Lat Pulldown