Dr. Sara Solomon

Welcome! If you want to learn how to MOVE and EAT BETTER, you've come to the right place! I'm Dr. Sara Solomon. I'm a certified StrongFit coach and an intermittent fasting expert. I have degrees in dentistry (DMD) and physiotherapy (BSc PT), and I'm also a Pilates Mat Level 1 Instructor, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, a Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, and a certified level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador. I'm a Bodybuilding.com and BSN Supplements sponsored athlete. My passion is helping people overcome restrictive diets and muscle imbalances so they can FEEL their very best!

Glutes 101

Glutes 101

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

Glutes FIRE FIRST

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]

Core Activation Routine

Core Activation Routine

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!    

Glute Max Activation Routine

Glute Max Activation Routine

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]

Glute Bridges Routine

Glute Bridges Routine

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]

Glute Med Activation Routine

Glute Med Activation Routine

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]

Bird Dogs and Side Planks Routine

Bird Dogs and Side Planks Routine

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]

Standing Stabilization Routine

Standing Stabilization Routine

Do this 4-minute routine with me. Keep your hips square. Hold onto something if necessary. Squeeze the glute in the stance leg.

Seated Hip Flexion Routine

Seated Hip Flexion Routine

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 Facts

Psoas Facts

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]

Constructive Rest Position (CRP)

Constructive Rest Position (CRP)

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]

Planks Routine

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]