BACK 1) Half Roll Back w/ Twist: Sit at the front of your mat with knees bent. Hold on behind your legs. Exhale as you pull your belly button in and round your back (do not collapse your chest). Inhale as you open right arm to the side and twist to the right. Exhale as […]
Each month I offer five exercises to improve your strength, balance, flexibility and mobility. Can you do one minute of each of this month's Five today? To see these in person join an ongoing class, or schedule a private session with me.
These photos and descriptions are meant to remind you of moves we have done together. Please see your medical professional prior to beginning a new exercise program.
BACK Shoot for one minute of each of these moves every day this month. 1) Plank Rows: Start in a plank position holding 5-8 lb weights, with legs as wide as your mat (wider legs makes this easier). Exhale and pull right elbow towards the ceiling, lifting the weight off the ground. Inhale to slowly […]
The Five are up! Can you go through one minute of each of these moves every day this month? Let’s start with burpies. This exercise is a complex, multi joint movement that increases upper body and lower body strength, improves hip mobility, and gets your heart rate up. Click here to see full descriptions of […]
BACK 1) Mountain Climbers: Start in a plank position. Bring right knee in towards your chest, then step back to plank. Switch sides, bringing left knee in to chest and back to plank. Move as fast as you can, comfortably and without pain for one minute. If your knees allow for this try jumping your […]
Ah the dreaded Mountain Climbers. Second only to Burpies (or maybe Medicine Ball Push Ups) for the amount of cursing that goes on during class or a training session when we do these. Never fear, I have an easy beginner version that does not involve jumping. If you have healthy knees please do try to […]