Glutei Max: hip extensor. This is your butt muscle, and it's the biggest muscle in your body. It's the powerhouse of your body, and it's responsible for the posterior pelvic tilt. You use them when yo ...[Read More]
GLUTES FIRE FIRST! Is your timing off? Did you know the glutes are supposed to fire FIRST? If they don't, that's when problems can arise. Correct Firing Sequence: right glute max, right hamstring, the ...[Read More]
Do this 5-minute routine with me: you'll need a long foam roller. I start all of my training sessions with this routine. CORE ACTIVATION IS THE FIRST STEP!
I do this 8-minute activation exercise before all my training sessions to ensure my glutes are firing. I also do it if I have pain. I start by tacking and releasing my short/tight hip flexors on a foa ...[Read More]
Do this 4-minute routine with me. The goal is to feel this in the glutes. Remember: firing sequence is paramount. Make sure the low back and hamstrings aren't firing first. Don't let the low back arch ...[Read More]
Do this 17 minute routine with me We will address both the hip adductors (groin muscles) and the hips abductors (glutei med) in this video. The adductors are notoriously tight and short, and they like ...[Read More]
Do this 6 minute routine with me. Bird Dogs: Keep your hips square and don't arch your low back. The goal is to extend your hip using your glute max (not your low back). Squeeze the glute in the other ...[Read More]
Do this 4-minute routine with me. Keep your hips square. Hold onto something if necessary. Squeeze the glute in the stance leg.
Do this 5-minute routine with me. Keep your hips square. Squeeze the glute in the leg that stays on the floor. Plant both of your sits bones equally into the floor.
Psoas Anatomy & Facts: The psoas (pronounced so-az), also called the "mighty psoas" and the "front bum", is the only muscle that connects the upper and lower body (it crosses 3 zones: the lumbar s ...[Read More]
The Constructive Rest Position (CRP) is nothing new. Both Pilates and the Alexander Technique teach it. In CRP, the body gives in to gravity. It releases the "grip" of the hip flexors, which gives the ...[Read More]
Here is a real time PLANK workout. Do it with me! I made 2 video versions: Version 1 = 15-minute Full-length video with exercise demos/explanations. I suggest you do this the first time. Version 2 = 9 ...[Read More]