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 [...]
I saw something today that shocked me, a baby and mom class performing ball crunches as a group. I have never seen any of these women test for Rectus Diastasis and no options were given. I was upset and sad to realize many new moms are not getting information, advice and options. Please if [...]
Post surgery fitness for moms. I recently had surgery and was off fitness or lifting anything for that matter for a few months. I noticed my breathing was laboured and went to see my team at the Urban Athlete. My diaphragm was not working correctly from general lack of activity and laying in a fetal [...]
Please, please recognize that cycling, running/jogging, walking all of these activities are linear and are Quadriceps dominant. Over time doing consistent quad dominant exercise can lead to tight hip flexors and overuse. This is directly linked to back pain, hip discomfort and can eventually lead to chronic issues. To avoid these issues related to high [...]
Start time: 10:46am End Time 11:03am Total time including recovery and warmup- 17 minutes Circuit 3x through 8-10 reps per exercise per circuit and rest as needed between circuits Exercises 1. Right leg Bulgarian split squat 2. Left leg Bulgarian split squat 3. Vertical pullups with band 4. R arm front kettelbell swings 5. L [...]
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