Yes hip strength is very important during pregnancy. Working on your hip rotators, flexors and extensors may help prevent some low back discomfort. Your pelvis is changing and your muscles are changing in length too, you need to keep them strong so they do not become too tight, too loose or too weak on any [...]
Carrying over from last days post regarding exercise progressions, and Not Running before Walking. This may have caused more confusion as where to start exercising as a new mom. Follow these simple rules. 1. Stabilize or Re-stabilize your joints before starting an intense exercise program. 2. Fix old/new injuries that may have flared up with [...]
I have noticed an outstanding trend at the gym with members, trainers and even one of my clients. People RUNNING before they can WALK. Yes this is a metaphor. People and trainers see a cool exercise and try it before you know it they are preforming multiple sets and reps of this NEW exercise with [...]
After riding my bike to work 2x last week my hip is bit tight. I had surgery about 1.5 years ago now and have be consistent to keep moving and stay strong. New or revisited movements can irritate it. What do I do to counteract this? Well my warm up is slightly longer than my [...]
Here is a choppy home video I made yesterday after completing my workout. I felt so energized I decided to share this. Yesterday I had a tight schedule. I had 30 minutes in total to get in a workout, shower and out the door to get the kids. I didn’t want to be drained as [...]
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