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 […]

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 […]

Improve golf with GYROTONIC® training

Fitness Friday: 7 ways to improve golf with Gyrotonic training

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If you want to use fitness training to improve golf, GYROTONIC® training has the tools. GYROTONIC® is a great tool to help golfers improve their game. PGA Tour coach David Rasmussen who took one look at the picture to your right and immediately knew how GYROTONIC® would benefit his clients. Dave went on to become a […]

An interview with Madeline Black on how to open your hamstrings.

Opening up your hamstrings – An Interview with Madeline Black

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Got tight hamstrings? Madeline Black’s advice might help. When I was at the Pilates Method Alliance Conference, I had a chance to sit down with an old friend, Madeline Black. I don’t remember exactly when I met Madeline but I think I’ve known her for at least a decade. Madeline is a leader in pilates […]

The five self massage tools you need, including Yamuna Foot Wakers

The 5 Self Massage Tools you need to feel & perform your best

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Anywhere you feel tight, there’s a tool to help you release it. A big part of your flexibility training should include self massage. There are lots tools available to help you get into those tight, sore areas and release them, and these are my five favorite. The unfortunate truth about self massage. It frequently hurts. […]

GYROKINESIS is excellent for strength, core strength and flexibility.

GYROKINESIS® classes – All the motion, none of the machines

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GYROKINESIS® classes, your body, a chair and the ground. You’ll use similar motions as GYROTONIC® training, but without the guidance of machines. Like yoga, you do your own work, find your own connections, discover yourself. GYROKINESIS® methodology, the movements, came before the equipment work. Juliu Horvath didn’t pop out of the ground with the equipment, he had […]