Dr. Sara Solomon

Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the Fat Loss Fast System about Intermittent Fasting and Flexible Dieting. She has degrees from McGill University in dentistry (DMD) and physical therapy (B.Sc. PT). She is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, Certified Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador, a Team Bodybuilding.com and BSN athlete, and a retired PRO Fitness Model. Her passion is teaching others how to fuel and move well.

Hip Thrusts

Hip Thrusts

Hip thrusts will help you increase your deadlift lockout power. There are a variety of variations you can do, ranging from what I demonstrate in this video, to using a bench with a barbell. You can do ...[Read More]

Sandbag Squat

Sandbag Squat

Sandbag squats Deadlift the sandbag and lap it. Bear hug it (clasp one had around the other wrist). Using your internal torque chain (glutei max, external obliques, pecs), stand up. If it hurts your l ...[Read More]

Sandbag Carry

Sandbag Carry

To lap the sandbag, deadlift it and let it rest on your lap. Clasp one hand around the other wrist and stand up. If you are new to the sandbag carry, I suggest you start with the 60 pound bag. If you ...[Read More]

Hip Dips

Hip Dips

If you have a positive Trendelenburg sign, then I recommend you do 3 sets of 10 hip dips a day.  All you need is a wall. Take the leg that is against the wall and raise it up so that your hip and knee ...[Read More]

Dimmel Deadlifts

Dimmel Deadlifts

Dimmel deadlifts are one of my favourite exercises. They are internal torque both concentrically and eccentrically. Inhale through your nose on the eccentric and exhale through pursed lips. Dimmel dea ...[Read More]

Clamshells

Clamshells

Clamshells target the posterior fibres of the glute med (i.e. the external torque chain). The posterior fibres of the glute med are responsible for hip external rotation when the hip is flexed. Place ...[Read More]

Air Squat

Air Squat

Mastering the air squat demands adequate hip, ankle and T-spine mobility, as well as strong external obliques, glutes and hamstrings. Welcome to the odyssey. Contrary to popular belief, squatting is n ...[Read More]

The Pec + Shoulder Burner

The Pec + Shoulder Burner

Grab some dumbbells and do this real time StrongFit Tabata training session with me and my cats. #FeelTheBurn This is a 2 min Tabata: 20s shoulder raises (palms up) + 10s Hercules hold (thumbs up). Do ...[Read More]

Deltoid and Triceps Burner

Deltoid and Triceps Burner

Grab a plate and do this real time StrongFit couplet with me. #FeelTheBurn 4 rounds of [25 front deltoid raises + 25 overhead triceps extensions]. That's 100 reps total. Rest a minute in between round ...[Read More]

Pectoral Squeezes (Carries, Push, Press)

Pectoral Squeezes (Carries, Push, Press)

These exercises are internal torque, so use your pecs, short head biceps, external obliques, teres majors, glute max and inner hamstrings. Pec Squeeze Carry: Squeeze a medicine ball between your forea ...[Read More]

Hammer Curls (DB + Squeeze Ball)

Hammer Curls (DB + Squeeze Ball)

Hammer curls are internal torque. I like to use internal torque both concentrically and eccentrically so that I can improve the mobility in my internal torque chain (i.e. my pecs and the short head (S ...[Read More]

Push-Ups

Push-Ups

Place your hands directly under your shoulders. This is likely different than what you are used to seeing on the internet. Pushing up is internal torque: engage your external obliques, teres majors an ...[Read More]