Have you thought about why you’re doing the exercise you’re doing? “Our only hope, our only peace is to understand it, to understand the `why.’ `Why’ is what separates us from them, you from me. `Why’ is the only real source of power, without it you are powerless.” – The Merovingian Yes, I’m a giant […]
There are many way in which GYROTONIC® training is beneficial to your spine. One of them is imbibition. Of the three definitions for imbibition, the one that most fits our context is “Physical Chemistry . the absorption of solvent by a gel.” (from dictionary.com)
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 taking Gyrokinesis classes, we want to do it without struggle, almost without effort, through […]
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.
I’m back to doing personal training again. And man, you people do some really weird things while you’re at the gym. For the last three years, I’ve been working at a private GYROTONIC® and pilates studio. Everyone was either taking a class or a private session. There wasn’t anyone working out on their own. Now […]
Your computer might be important but your body is irreplaceable. Take it from someone who is in front of their computer entirely too much. Healthy computer use is vital to me and should be vital to you, too. My time using my computer is obviously very important to me, hence you even reading this, but […]
Squats are a fundamental exercise in weight training. If you have difficulty doing squats, you’ll want to use the Wall Squats to correct your form. Squats are ubiquitous in physical fitness. You’ll see people doing them everywhere; in gyms, in boot camps and when warming up for other exercises. Any trainer worth their salt will […]
A yoga headstand is great for your posture and legs. If you do a lot of cycling, your posture can be compromised. Learning a yoga headstand can keep your posture healthy and benefits your legs too. I love cycling. As a bicycle commuter, I’m happy that my daily travel counts toward my aerobic exercise goals.
What you do in the gym matters to what you do outside it. When you make exercise choices at the gym, are you thinking about what you enjoy the rest of the week? Whether your weekend involves a round of golf with your friends, a long ride on your road bike or social yet competitive […]
The Wall Stand Exercise is a simple and effective stretch. With the majority of people having desk jobs sitting in front of a computer, common avoidable postural distortions like Forward Head Posture and Upper Crossed Syndrome have become almost the norm. If you’re able to keep your focus on proper posture from a young age […]