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Core Stability Exercises

Core Stability Exercises

Core training is more than getting washboard abs. All movement starts with a strong centre. By creating a strong stabilizing centre, you will minimize injuries and improve your performance.  Proximal ...[Read More]

Cool Trick to Find Your Inner Hamstrings

Cool Trick to Find Your Inner Hamstrings

Struggling to feel your inner hamstrings, glutei max and VMOs during the inner hamstring opener (hinge)? I came up with a clever idea, using a pilates ring to help you understand the feeling of genera ...[Read More]

Management of Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – A Case Report

Management of Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – A Case Report

Hi! I'm Dr. Sara Solomon. Welcome to my website! For decades of my life, I had severe pain in my right knee, right proximal hamstring and left low back, a sequela of muscle deficiencies and imbalances ...[Read More]

Sandbag Deadlifts and Dimmels Deadlifts

Sandbag Deadlifts and Dimmels Deadlifts

How to do the Sandbag Deadlifts and Dimmel Deadlifts, using the principles of StrongFit with Dr. Sara Solomon & Jackie Perez The deadlift is internal torque both concentrically and eccentrically. ...[Read More]

Sandbag Carries

Sandbag Carries

How to do the Sandbag Carry using the principles of StrongFit with Dr. Sara Solomon & Jackie Perez To lap the sandbag, deadlift it to your lap. Clasp one hand around the other wrist and stand up. ...[Read More]

Sandbag Press

Sandbag Press

How to do the Sandbag Overhead Press, using the principles of StrongFit with Dr. Sara Solomon & Jackie Perez Use a sandbag, or something that can be held between your hands (i.e. med ball). You wi ...[Read More]

Sandbag Squats

Sandbag Squats

Sandbags Squats Deadlift the sandbag (keep your butt up in the air and your arms straight), and then lap it. This is internal torque. As you lap it, clasp one had around the other wrist. Bear hug the ...[Read More]

Sandbag Floor Press

Sandbag Floor Press

How to do the Sandbag Floor Press, using the principles of StrongFit with Dr. Sara Solomon & Jackie Perez Use a sandbag, or something that can be held between your hands (i.e. med ball). Pressing ...[Read More]

My StrongFit Journey

My StrongFit Journey

Today (Sept. 26, 2018), Gys Weverink and I both received news that we passed our StrongFit exams and we are officially StrongFit Coaches.   StrongFit changed my life. It’s my passion and life's missio ...[Read More]

Addressing the Pole Fitness Stigma

Addressing the Pole Fitness Stigma

Even though pole fitness is gaining popularity around the world, it still has an image problem. To do pole fitness, you need bare skin to grip the pole, and the heels are your equipment.   In the ...[Read More]

Fixing Low Back Spasm

Fixing Low Back Spasm

Phylogenetic Hierarchy: Quick Crash Course There are 4 states of the Nervous System: flow, fight, flight and freeze. Two are in the PNS: the ventral vagus (flow) and dorsal vagus (freeze) and two are ...[Read More]

Scapular Pull-Ups Tutorial

Scapular Pull-Ups Tutorial

👊🏻 SCAPULAR PULL-UPS!   In this video, I teach you how to recruit the correct muscles for various types of hanging scapular pull-ups.  bilateral scapular pull-ups partial weight-bearing unilateral sca ...[Read More]