Tag Archives: stretch

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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U is for Under/Over

Under/Over has a couple of different interpretations in fitness. My personal favorite, and the one I choose to showcase in this context is a side plank variation. Step 1: Assume side plank. From side plank, you’ll weave the top arm … Continue reading

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N is for Neck Stretch

A pain in the neck can be one of the most constant, painful grievances. Maybe that’s why it’s a metaphor for all things annoying! The bright side is, the next time this nuisance bothers you, you’re less than one-minute away … Continue reading

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H is for Hamstring Curls

So many activities are quad & glute max-dominant… walking, jogging, sitting-to-standing, kicking, and lunging- just to name a few! That can make the fronts of your thighs feel tight and buckled; and make the backs of the thighs (the hamstrings) … Continue reading

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Music to Sit Back and Enjoy

As a self-proclaimed “music junkie,” karaoke fanatic, fitness instructor, and an advisory board member for the world’s largest music provider for fitness professionals, music is on my mind most of the time.  For workouts, I’m looking for music that sharpen … Continue reading

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