Posts Tagged "home fitness"

New Video: BOSU Hamstring Curl

New Video: BOSU Hamstring Curl

Nobody has ever asked me to please have their butt droop more and be softer. Ever. So luckily, for those of us who want it tighter and rounder and higher, I have lots and lots of great moves! One of my favourites is the BOSU Hamstring Curls. It requires extra stabilization, which recruits more muscle fibres and therefore requires more energy (read: burns more calories) and tightens and strengthens you fast. So, try. :)

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New VIDEO: Squat Burpees

You’re excited, aren’t you? You should be. This one will fire up the heart rate, lean your legs, increase your fitness level, elevate the heart rate, burn fat… It’ll burn, and it’ll feel great. Go on and give it a try. You’re welcome!

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New VIDEO: Jazz Up Your Push-up!

Regular push-ups are such an effective tightener of everything waist-up: It will firm up your chest, shoulders, tighten and tone your back, flatten and strengthen your core and define your triceps. What’s not to love? Well, monotony I guess. So if push-ups are boring you, if you dread them, try them this way. The Hand Over Hand Push-Up spruces up the old favourite, adds an extra traveling challenge to the core and fine-tunes your co-ordination. Keep it nice and tidy, no tipping or flailing around! Give it a shot.

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NEW VIDEO: Row for a Sculpted Back

With so many of us always sitting rounded over computers and desks so much of the time in this technology-driven age, anatomies are really suffering the consequences. We have to train accordingly, to press our posture back into place. Not only that, but what is sexier than a strong back, on a man OR a woman? Here are your principles for doing the most classic upper back exercise: the row. Note – the biceps, delts and core also get fantastic toning with this one.

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NEW VIDEO: Sciatica? Tight Hips? Try this Stretch.

How many of you stretch? If you don’t, you probably should. And if you need to know WHEN to do it, please check this past post: When Should I Stretch? This stretch is a favourite of my clients. It stretches the piriformis muscle which lies deep in the glute, and which, when inflamed, can cause Sciatica. It affects the sciatic nerve which can then shoot pain all the way down your leg. Not only does this stretch aid that situation for those affected by it, but it also stretches both the hip extensors and the hip flexors, at the same time. Curious how? Watch: Remember, the hips can get tight for ALL of us. Too much sitting, driving, or even running, biking,...

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