Don’t Get Benched

2 Sept 2014 How do you stay in the game? Take inventory of how your body feels at the beginning of each class. Step 1:  Check in with your weak points and trouble areas.    Ask yourself: did I get enough sleep? Did I eat sufficiently today to support this workout? Am I tight anywhere?…

Squat!

16  July 2014 Stand with your toes 3 inches from the wall, feet at hip width or at least no wider than shoulder width. Extend your arms straight overhead. Keeping your weight on your heels, squat. Don’t touch any part of your body to the wall. Oh yeah, and don’t fall backwards. Can’t do it?…

Deep Burn

9 July 2014 Sometimes its like that. A deep burn. Not because you did a thousand of those so you could barely lift your arm. But because you gave yourself the green light to wreck shit and crush your old PR’s! That’s right… you did that. Keep up the intensity. Intensity, that deep burn, is…

So It’s Come To This

7 July 2014   Collage of several of Gray’s muscle pictures, by Mikael Häggström (User:Mikael Häggström) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Throughout the years there have been many different approaches to fitness warm-ups and stretches. Researchers and fitness professionals are always studying new ways to prepare the body for optimal performance and as a result, the standards are…