squat tips

Key exercises for more resilience and confidence (plus mushrooms at the farrm)

I saw them emerge when I got down to their level. One appeared…then another…then another. The coveted morel mushroom. But I had be able to get up and down easily in order to see them under the may apples. Then it occurred to me that I should share some strategies with you for getting deeper into your squat and stronger…

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Dynamic Lunge

Dynamic Lunge Exercise For Healthy Hips, Shoulders, Neck, and Core

No, you don’t have to do it on a log over a stream (but I challenge you to get out of your comfort zone a little:-))  This dynamic lunge move is one of those movements that’s as important as brushing your teeth when it comes to smooth, efficient, strain free, pain free movement in your hips, shoulders, and spine. (especially…

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3 lunge mistakes

3 Lunge Mistakes To Avoid To Save Your Back, Knees, and Hips

I cringe when I’m at the gym when I see well meaning folks attempting to “get back in shape” without having a good foundation of quality movement. The lunge exercise is a classic and fantastic exercise but it is also the most poorly executed…especially for newbies to the movement. In this episode of Core Wellness TV, I go over the…

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How To Breathe When You Exercise

As I was editing my Q&A Highlights video for my Core Wellness coaching students, I picked one out to share here on the blog that I think will help a lot of people. It’s about whether you should breathe in or out when doing an exercise like the lunge or squat or anything that requires power. Basically, there’s a time…

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Reverse CPS Now!

My Daily Routine For Hip and Back Health…Listening To The Drovers

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_J3A0cPgpU] I absolutely LOVE doing this piece of my daily routine.  It combines hip stretching, balance, coordination, strength, and agility.  It's also a very important move to do if you have lower crossed syndrome or you sit a lot. I realize that many people will have knee or foot or hip issues or other things that may keep you…

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