Tag Archives: Legs

Z is for Z Sit

A Z Sit is a gentle limbering exercise.  Done alone, it’s a so-so stretch with so-so strength engagement exercise of the gluteus medius.  But adding a can-can (“V Sit”) to transition to the other side adds awesome core strength and … Continue reading

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Q is for Quadriceps

Quadriceps (“quads”) are the four muscles that work together as a fierce unit of strong workers on the fronts of the thighs.  They work together with the gluteus maximus (ehem, your butt) in many exercises, including walking, jogging, lunging, cycling, … Continue reading

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5 Common Mistakes on Strength Training for Women

Most women don’t need to be convinced that lifting weights is a good idea.  We understand the benefits- from maintaining bone density to keeping the metabolism churning.  What you may not be as clear on is how to strength train … Continue reading

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