Core exercises

Crazy deal on the TRX Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer

Posted by on December 26, 2012 at 7:22 am

Many of you know I’m a big fan of the TRX Suspension Trainer.  I’ve only mentioned a few products here on this blog and only because I use them myself and believe they’re some of the best tools you can buy. TRX is offering a great post-Christmas sale.  Buy your suspension trainer or TRX Rip trainer,  through the link […]

Core rotation…How strong is your spring?

Posted by on May 28, 2012 at 5:19 am

I recently wrote about the fact that spot reduction is a myth. Specifically, I used the example of doing crunches and sit-ups and expecting to reduce body fat from your midsection. That said, I’m not suggesting that you never do any exercises to strengthen your abs, but only that those exercises alone won’t shed the […]

You’ve Seen the Plank, Try the Side Plank

Posted by on May 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm

The plank is one of my favorite exercises because it engages so many muscles of the body and it’s so simple.  After doing the plank for a while, you’ll find that you get more efficient at it and you’ll begin looking for ways to change it.  One way to change the plank is to perform […]

Happy Easter (Workout )!

Posted by on April 8, 2012 at 5:30 am

It’s time to dust off one of my favorites from the exercise archives, the Cottontail Crusher! My daughters and I had fun making up this Easter-themed workout for you. Happy Easter!

Walk the plank, Thai style

Posted by on March 31, 2012 at 5:34 am

I love the plank because of the combination of simplicity and difficulty. It’s simple in terms of equipment needed (read: none), but it’s not easy. And depending on the variation and your level of fitness, it can be quite a challenge. This version, called the Thai Plank, changes your position to focus more on the […]