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WOW W/ COACH ANIKA | BALANCE

As we age we loose on average 10% of our ability to balance every decade.  Some of us more than others.  Their are micro muscles that don’t activate doing anything other than balancing. Here are a handful of tests and exercises to keep you on your feet for life.  Do these barefoot.  20 seconds stand…

WOW W/ COACH HAAKON | INCLINE ROW

Chest supported incline row is one of my go to exercises when working upper body pull movements. The addition of the bench takes away unnecessary movement and momentum that inevitably makes exercises less effective. In this case, by eliminating chest movement, we increases activation of the rhomboids and increase the force production required by the…

WOW with Dr. Rebekah Donley | Jefferson Curl

The WHAT:Static stretches are so last decade!!!   Got Back pain or tight hamstrings, try this mobility movement:  the Jefferson Curl. The WHY:Jefferson curls provide a low level of loading in spinal flexion, a back position rarely used in strength training but necessary for overall spinal health.  Secondly, by reaching beyond your feet/floor your hamstrings are…

WOW with Coach Devin | Shoulder Warm Up

This warm up emphasizes both activation & mobilization through those shoulders which is extremely important for building strength & preventing aches, pains, and injury. Show those shoulders some TLC with these moves!  5 Moves  1.) Banded pull aparts (from all angles) 2.) Banded shoulder circles 3.) Banded Rows  4.) Banded pull downs  5.) Scap pull…

VO2 Max with | Coach Anika

VO₂ max refers to how much oxygen your body can absorb and use during exercise. The higher your VO₂ max, the higher your aerobic capacity. Oxygen is used to create ATP (adenosine triphosphate) the usable energy source for our cells. More O₂= longer cell performance= stamina= less lactic acid build up= longer, further, faster. We can…