May 9, 2017

dur-UH-bil-a-TEE/: the ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage. This class is focused on restorative movement and recovery. Using ground-based movement, soft tissue release, and functional mobility to promote longevity and sustainable long-term progress.

If you h...

May 4, 2017

WHAT I LEARNED AFTER 3 MONTHS OF ABDOMINAL ROLLING

The first time someone attempted to massage my abdomen, I spent the entire time resisting and wincing. It felt horrible, invasive, and terribly awkward. At a recent workshop, the instructor informed us we were going to...

January 19, 2017

A friend sent me a link to an article she'd stumbled upon, asking whether it was true that mixing things up too much will hinder results. Not too surprising to me, she was asking because she was mixing things up and not seeing any results. Damn those pesky plateaus!

Thi...

May 12, 2016

Last night, I led one of my corporate clients through a bootcamp workout. After 28 minutes, I began the cooldown and a participant exclaimed, "Was that an hour?!"

It wasn't. And though I tell clients to carve out an hour for staff to attend such workouts, ofte...

March 14, 2016

First, how do you know when you have reached a plateau?

No apparent physical change

if you are seeking fat loss from your training and nutrition, it is as simple as seeing no change in body composition. Notice, I said composition. Not weight. If you haven't seen your bat...

March 10, 2016

 

My first foray in structured exercise -- Get in Shape, Girl! (GISG) cassette tapes. Mom, feeling bad I was barely fitting into my elasticized Pretty Plus jeans from Sears, invested in a kit of wrist and ankle weights with matching sweatbands and leg warmers and l...

February 24, 2016

We've all the seen the fitness memes depicting delibitated exercisers. Our students often commiserate over the pain of climbing stairs after a heavy weight training session. But what is going on here? And what is this muscle soreness trying to tell us?

 

First, let's see...

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