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ATHLETE INSIDE- WEEK 4

Week 4: Finish off Strong! Going into this final week, it’s time to see what our bodies can do and put everything we’ve learned over the past few weeks together! Circuits will get a little longer and a little harder. Try to really push yourself this last week! Make every rep count!   The final …

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ATHLETE INSIDE- WEEK 3

Week 3: Find a Friend! This week things get a little tougher as we increase the sets and reps, so go get yourself a friend- find someone who will motivate you so you can push each other! Having the support of someone else as you go through this challenge is huge- a great athlete has …

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ATHLETE INSIDE- WEEK 2

WEEK 2: LET’S SEE YOU MOVE! This week incorporates some higher levels of movement, adding in more difficult versions of the exercises performed last week. If at any point you feel that you can’t perform the exercise, just modify it to something you can do- if you can’t do a bounce squat, just do a …

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ATHLETE INSIDE- WEEK 1

WORK IT OUT: WHAT TO EXPECT This challenge is all about finding the athlete in all of us! No matter your age or fitness level, there is an athlete inside. If you are new to working out or just haven’t worked out in a while, focus on completing the workouts 4x a week. If you are advanced …

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ATHLETE INSIDE- EXERCISE DESCRIPTIONS

Everything you need to know to maximize each exercise. Movement breakdowns, tips on proper form and insight into what your body should be feeling so you know you’re on the right track.  WEEK 1 EXERCISES: Body Weight Squat: Start: Feet wide outside shoulder width apart Action: Squat down until thighs are parallel with the ground, …

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WHY BODIES ARE MADE TO MOVE

Our bodies evolved over millions of years to enable us to stand upright, and to move more efficiently. For generations, our environments demanded physical activity in order for us to prosper. While the majority of the inventions over the last 50+ years have made our lives easier and seemingly more productive, they have also caused …

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5 WORKOUT MYTHS TO LET GO OF

MYTH #1: Cardio training is the best way to lose weight. This is a major myth: It is true that losing weight relies on expending energy, but an important component of weight loss is the neuroendocrine system which regulates hormones in our body. Hormones are chemicals that control cellular actions. Too much cardiorespiratory exercise can …

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE “BEST WORKOUT” FOR YOU

A question I get asked all the time is “What is the best workout?” My response is always the same, “The best workout you can do, is the one you WILL do.” You are much more likely to do something if you enjoy doing it. You will find dozens of articles that tell you, “studies …

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8 SQUATS TO BUILD YOUR BOOTY

Were you genetically cursed with a flat booty? Do you have a booty, but you just want to tighten it up, lift it and make it fuller and rounder? This article is for you! Squats are your best friend when it comes to building a firmer, bigger booty. Before we get into my 8 favorite …

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5 COMMANDMENTS OF KEEPING FITNESS SIMPLE

Today, and especially here in NYC, there are more choices than ever for ways to get fit and stay fit. The barrage of information on what’s the “best” way can often be daunting — especially if you are starting a workout routine for the first time, or are getting back into a routine after a …

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