In GYROKINESIS, be water

Quick tip: When moving in Gyrokinesis class, be water, my friend

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Water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend. Water and it’s fluidity are queues we use frequently in GYROKINESIS®. While we want to, and will, increase the strength of our muscles and remove tightness and musculotendinous adhesions through GYROKINESIS®, we want to do it without struggle, almost without effort, through the flow […]

Shoulder release is a great exercise during pregnancy.

GYROTONIC® Shoulder Release for the pregnant woman

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As wonderful as pregnancy can be, it’s rough on the body. Babies. Without them our species would go extinct. So, obviously they’re kind of important! Men, this whole idea that couples say “We’re having a baby” is just to soothe your ego. Your body isn’t taking the stress of growing another human inside you.

Canola oil comes from a canola plant, not rapeseed.

Quick Tip: Stop demonizing canola oil. It is not poison.

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Another nonsense food myth: canola oil is dangerous If you care about your health and work to avoid the SAD (standard American diet… which is pretty sad), you may have chosen to avoid canola oil after reading “health” news blogs. Most of these very popular blogs are the Chicken Little of the clickbait world.

GYROTONIC for golfers case study

Gyrotonic training for golfers case study: Andrew G

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How can GYROTONIC® training for golfers help your game? Let’s measure. Many times I’ve been asked “What’s the goal of GYROTONIC® training?” To me, the answer is “The system itself has no goal. What are YOUR goals?” The point of any exercise system should be about helping the client reach their goals, not to have the […]

There is nothing you're supposed to feel. What you feel comes from your nervous system.

Friday Quick Tip: What am I supposed to feel in GYROTONIC® training?

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A common question all trainers hear is “What am I supposed to feel?” Here’s the answer I most commonly give: There is no answer to that question. Sure, with a simple movement like a biceps curl, it’s pretty easy and obvious what you’re “supposed to feel”. Your biceps. But what about a complex, multiplanar motion, […]

Exercise questions and answers

Exercise questions and answers, part 2

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Lots of people have lots of questions about exercise. And there are many place people look for answers. Once in a while I’ll jump onto one of those site and offer reasonable advice. Two sites with lots of exercise questions and answers are Quora and Sharecare. I’ve been answering questions on both since 2012. Here are a few […]