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6 Low Impact Exercises | Exercises For Beginners

6 Low Impact Exercises | Exercises For Beginners

When you’re first starting out, or even first starting back to training, it can be so easy to jump in and end up doing moves we aren’t yet ready for. Not only can this make us so sore we struggle to get consistent with our training, but it can also lead to injury...

The Best Core Exercise You Aren’t Doing

The Best Core Exercise You Aren’t Doing

Your core is everything from your shoulders to your knees down your frontside and your backside. And when you train your core you want to work in every plane of motion, including both anti-rotational and rotational core work. You want to consider not only how to...

The Most Overrated Glute Exercise

The Most Overrated Glute Exercise

The clamshell exercise is a staple of any rehab program that calls for glute activation moves. But honestly, it’s slightly overrated. And so often done INCORRECTLY. We end up rotating to get a bigger range of motion. We engage other muscles to try and rush to progress...

The Most Underrated Shoulder Press

The Most Underrated Shoulder Press

The overhead press is a tough compound shoulder, tricep and chest exercise. It is also a great move to work your core, serratus anterior and even upper traps. And while vertical pressing movements are key to include, they require more mobility and stability than we...

The Side Plank – How To Do It The Right Way

The Side Plank – How To Do It The Right Way

Isometrics are key exercises to include in your routine to improve your stability and mind-body connection. They are a great way for you to target underactive muscles and really get them firing correctly. They are a great way to make sure that you’re using muscles...

How To Build Muscle And LOSE FAT at the same time

How To Build Muscle And LOSE FAT at the same time

When you think about gaining muscle you think about a “bulking” phase. And all too often for people this calls to mind images of people stuffing their faces with all sorts of foods. You need to eat big to get big right?! While, yes, a calorie surplus is key to gaining...

The Best Deadlift Exercise You Aren’t Doing

The Best Deadlift Exercise You Aren’t Doing

It’s awkward. Uncomfortable. You can’t lift as heavy. And it takes coordination and balance… I’m talking about one of the most underutilized but oh so important deadlift variations out there… The Single Leg Deadlift. All too often we avoid moves that challenge our...

The Most UNDERRATED Ab Exercise

The Most UNDERRATED Ab Exercise

One of the most underrated ab moves out there is also one of the simplest. It’s also one of the most hated. Now don’t get me wrong, I love hanging ab moves and extended plank variations and ab roll out type moves. I think they are amazing core moves everyone needs to...