Why are you doing Gyrotonic training?

Know your “why”. It’s the only real source of power.

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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 […]

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 taking Gyrokinesis classes, we want to do it without struggle, almost without effort, through […]

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.

Don't waste your time at the gym

Waste your time and drive me crazy with these 6 gym mistakes.

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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 […]

Healthy computer use will save your body, eyes and wallet.

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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 […]

Use the wall squat exercise to learn great squat form.

Use Wall Squats to learn proper form

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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 […]

Yoga Headstand for Cycling. Improve your posture the ancient way.

Yoga Headstand for Cycling. Improve your posture the ancient way.

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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.

The Wall Stand Exercise for improved posture.

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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 […]