Exercise of the Week

90 degree chest press
90 Degree Chest Pres is a Chest Press with Core Value Next time you do a chest press lift your legs up and bend your knees and hips to a 90-degree angle. Your abdominals and core will get extra work by stabilizing your entire body throughout the move. Get even […]

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high knee bridge pulls
High Bridge Knee Pulls – Work your Core, Legs & Glutes with one move Increase the intensity of the standard bridge by placing your feet on a bench and add knees pulls. This is an intermediate exercise and good form is very important, be sure to keep your abs contracted […]

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Triceps Side Extensions
Triceps Side Extensions – A great arm toner The back of your arms can be a challenging area to tone; these side extensions are the perfect alternative to overhead triceps extensions or skull crushers. By simply changing the angle of your arm from the sagittal to the frontal plane you […]

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jumping jacks
Jumping Jacks: A Back to Basics Move I love Jumping Jacks because they are so versatile, and they remind me of high school gym class! It’s a great exercise to add into your workout in between sets or strength training exercises to keep your heart rate up, save time and […]

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reverse crunch
Reverse Crunches for Sculpted Abs without the Standard Crunch Hate doing standard crunches, try reverse crunches instead. Be sure to keep your abs contracted and exhale as you sit up. This is an intermediate exercise; make sure you are ready for it. If you feel any stress on your lower […]

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squat jumps
Squat Jumps for added cardio & intensity A great way to up the intensity and burn more calories when you are strength training is to intersperse cardio moves throughout your entire workout! Squat Jumps are perfect – the higher the step the more challenging! Get your heart rate up, increase […]

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Lunge Torso Rotation
Lunges w/ Torso Rotations to Strengthen Your Core and Tone Your Legs Lunges with torso rotations are a great way to challenge your balance & coordination while strengthening your core and toning your legs. Be sure you can perform standard lunges with proper exercise form before adding the rotation. Remember […]

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front raise
Front Raises – A Must do Move for Toned Arms Do you love wearing sleeveless shirts? This exercise will help you get great looking shoulders. Front Raises with dumbbells target the often-overlooked front of the shoulder or your anterior deltoid. Keep in mind your shoulders are made up of 3 […]

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triceps dips
Strong Toned Arms with Triceps Dips For strong, toned arms with no underarm jiggle add Triceps Dips into your fitness routine. This body weight exercise can be performed just about anywhere. To make it a little easier simply bend you knees. Aim for 2 to 3 sets of 10 reps […]

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Strong Back, Good Posture with Plank Position Dumbbell Rows This is an advanced challenging row and is an awesome exercise to target your back and core muscles. Having a strong back is so important because it not only helps improve your posture, but also makes you stand taller and look […]

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abductor leg lifts
Better Balance and Thinner Thighs with Abductor Leg Lifts Using an exercise tube or band is a great way to change up the resistance in any exercise. Working your Abductor (outer thigh) muscles with an exercise tube forces you to also focus on balance and control. Keep the pace slow […]

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preacher curl
Get Amazing Arms with this Preacher Curl A Preacher Curl is a great way to change up the standard biceps curl, by placing your arms on the stability ball you are changing the angle of how your biceps lift the weight; therefore, working the muscle just a little differently. Leaning […]

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stability ball rows
Stability Ball Rows to strengthen your back and core Strengthen your back muscles and work your core at the same time by changing up the stand row to a 1 arm row leaning on a stability ball. This is a client favorite because of the core activation, it’s tough but […]

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step squat jumps
Burn More Calories with Heart Smart CardioSquat Jumps on a Step Burn more calories throughout your strength training workouts by incorporating this “Heart Smart Cardio Move” in between each exercise. Squat Jumps are challenging, so if you’re a beginner start without a step. As you progress up the intensity and do […]

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kneeling dumbbell rows
Improve Back Strength, Improve Posture Kneeling Dumbbell Rows If you sit at a desk or computer all day; it can really affect your posture. One of the best ways to improve posture is to strengthen your back muscles. Kneeling rows are a basic back exercise, they are easy to perform […]

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