fitness

Tantalizing Tank Top Workout
By: Sara McCauley, CPT

Yes, it’s July already! Tank top season is well underway! Most everyone would like to have firm strong looking arms – so here are a few tips and exercises that can help you get those arms looking a little better!

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Dynamic Warm-up Stretch
by:
Sara McCauley, Energy Director

The purpose of warming up is to prepare the body for physical activity and to prevent injury. A Dynamic Warm Up is an active warm up involving movement that mimics the actual activity of an intense exercise or a long run. If your muscles haven’t been worked they will be cold and less flexible. By stretching inactive muscles are you putting more stress on the body than good.

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Core Workout
By Sara McCauley, Energy Director

What is the Core?

Despite popular belief your core is not just your abs, it is the center of the body, the beginning point for every single movement you preform and supports the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex. Your core consists of stomach, back and hip muscles.

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Full Body Quickie
Ok so here’s the deal. We all know there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything we need to do. Squeezing in a gym workout isn’t always top priority or even achievable. However, just because there isn’t enough time to go to the gym doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a workout. Some of my best and favorite workouts are done from home; with no equipment needed but a willing body and a little open floor space. So stop making excuses and do it! “Hate me now, love me later.”

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