4 Fun Side Plank Variations For A Stronger Core

Vasisthasana (side plank pose) has long been one of my favourite asanas to practice. It’s a wonderful preparation for more challenging arm balances, and as a vinyasa yogi, I love its versatility when used for transitions. Below are some side plank variations that you can incorporate into practice and yoga classes. Let’s review the more

By |2019-05-03T12:53:53+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

5 Moves to Get the Abdominal V-shape You’ve Always Wanted

Six-packs? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed. The transversus abdominis is that deep v-shaped cut in the abs of bodybuilders. Also known as "sex lines", the transversus abdominis wraps around your body, supporting your spine, and the muscle's visible edges are an indicator

By |2019-05-02T12:46:25+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

3 Simple Butt Exercises To Help Lift And Tone That You Can Do Right Before Bed

A toned behind is hardly the only reason you should be doing squats, bridges, and other booty-boosting moves. The best way to work your rear is to approach it with different moves that challenge all butt muscles from different angles. Glutes are the powerhouse in our posterior chain, aka, the backside of your body, and

By |2019-05-01T12:41:55+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , |

5 Core Exercises to Improve Balance And Stability For A Solid Lift

Core stability is essential to both static and dynamic balance. Unfortunately, many traditional core-training exercises, such as crunches and leg raises, do little to improve stability. To enhance balance, core exercises should be functional, multi planar and involve both single and double leg movements. Core stability is a vital component of balance. These exercises utilise

By |2019-04-30T12:00:28+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises, Health Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Build Abs Of Steel With This Highly Efficient Five-Move Ab Workout

No one will dispute the fact that you need to train you core, the general area that connects all of your fleshy stuff from below the chest and above the waist, all the way around. The core provides a stable base to produce, reduce, and redirect force with the limbs of the body. But some

By |2019-04-26T13:01:20+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Only Back Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles. Aesthetic benefits aside, a strong back also helps you sit straighter, stand taller, and perform better everywhere. Sitting at a desk all day forces the frontal

By |2019-04-25T12:36:21+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Back Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

9 Ways to Stretch Your Hip Flexors For A Great Warm Up And Workout

When it comes to longevity in the weight room and on the field, not getting hurt is key. And while it's mostly anecdotal evidence, the athletes and clients of mine who perform dedicated stretches – especially the hip flexor stretch – prior to training and competition tend to not get hurt. Sure, we know that

By |2019-04-23T10:53:18+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

9 Non-Boring Butt Exercises To Enhance And Shape Your Booty

We all know and love the basic squat. Although it’s a legit way to work that back, this move alone won’t get you to your dream butt. Of course, squats engage the glutes. But compound movements such as squats and lunges train more of the quads, lower back, and hamstrings, so they won’t automatically result

By |2019-04-22T11:49:40+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

11 Of The Best Home Leg Exercises That Require No Equipment But Gives Plenty Of Gains

Doing leg exercises at home is probably a lot easier than you realise. You don't need a leg press machine, or a stair climber, or a squat bar to fire up those lower-body muscles. All you need is your bodyweight, maybe a chair, and the motivation to put some burn in your quads, hamstrings, glutes,

6 Exercises To Target The Glutes And Encourage Growth And Strength

The gluteus maximus gets a lot of attention, not only because it’s a prime mover for exercises like squatting, hip hinging and running, but because of its derriere-shaping effects. There is, however, another often-overlooked gluteal muscle deserving of your attention. The gluteus medius is responsible for abduction, internal and external rotation of the hip, and

By |2019-04-18T15:52:43+00:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |