core

Always activate your core when doing body weight exercises to avoid/minimize injuries

Exercising, Pain or Injuries, Posture, The Core
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When doing body weight exercises, how do you perform them? Do you utilize the muscles on your glutes, legs and arms (biceps, triceps) or do you engage your core muscles? It is important that you train and develop your core before doing intensive body work exercise like leg pulls and chin ups. If you have [...]

Future plans… moving into healing and exercise as medicine

Complementary Healing
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I have been spending the past few years researching and trying out ways towards better health. Starting with the obvious, exercising and trying to eat right.  But realizing something was missing then moved me to look for answers. And I learned about core strength. Developing core strength helps to reduce injury and makes the body [...]

Stability Ball Dance

Exercising, The Core
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I have come up with a modification exercise that you can use on the Swiss/Stability ball- dancing on the Stability ball. What you need: First, you need to be comfortable with the Stability ball- that you are able to balance comfortably and move on top of the ball without constantly almost tripping over If you [...]