Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?

Why is “popping” your own neck (or anywhere in the spine really) bad for you? Some clicking and popping is natural for your body- but make sure you aren’t forcing your joints into unnatural positions. When you twist your own spine or force it to pop there are a few things that are happening. Let’sContinue reading “Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?”

FREE Lower Body Work Out

Today’s workout:WARM UP:5 minutes on the bike at 5 resistance20 deadlifts with 10s on the bar STRENGTH:3×10 deadlifts with 25s on the barSUPERSET: side lunges with 25lb weight ACCESSORY:Bulgarian split squats with bar 3×10Leg press circuit:SUMO with both feetCALF RAISES with both feetUNILATERAL PRESSAll x10, repeat 3xKneeling hip thrusters with bar (sit back toward heelsContinue reading “FREE Lower Body Work Out”

Deck of Cards Workout

Shout out to my friend Patrick for reminding me of this classic. This workout is always harder than you think it’s going to be, especially if you choose more challenging exercises(hello plank push ups, my old friend). This is a free work out that is easy to do at home with little to no equipmentContinue reading “Deck of Cards Workout”

Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.

Following a consistent exercise routine has benefits that extend beyond weight reduction and include improvements in cardiovascular, metabolic and psychological health. Today I want to specifically explore the benefits of strength training in women and some common misconceptions around the topic. The most common misconception is that since strength training raises testosterone in men, it wouldContinue reading “Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.”

Hourly Activity Challenge

I wanted to share this great idea a friend of mine posted as more and more people move to working from home- especially with gyms currently on lockdown. She sent us a picture of her hourly activity challenge and so I decided to share it with all of you! It’s amazing because you can doContinue reading “Hourly Activity Challenge”