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Killer Home Workout!

Killer Home Workout!

Back by popular demand! A 10-minute intense home workout! I provide both beginner and advanced variations. Exercise substitutions are provided. Minimal equipment is needed.   ____________________ ...[Read More]

Pilates Roll-Up Progressions

Pilates Roll-Up Progressions

7 PROGRESSIONS for Learning How to Do Pilates Roll-Ups!  “Sara, Why can’t I do the pilates roll-up?" You’re not alone!  it’s a lot harder than it looks.  I’ve been working on mine for a while now! ___ ...[Read More]

Fitness Gift Guide

Fitness Gift Guide

Hi! I'm Dr. Sara Solomon, athlete and physio. Here's my list of the hottest gifts to buy for your favourite fitness enthusiast. When you give someone a great fitness gift, you help them restock their ...[Read More]

5 Drills For Pistols

5 Drills For Pistols

5 DRILLS FOR PISTOLS: Build strength + improve balance + uncover weaknesses "Sara... pistols cause knee pain!” To which I say: "Pistol squats only cause knee pain if they are performed by someone who ...[Read More]

10 Minute Pilates Workout

10 Minute Pilates Workout

Hi! I'm Dr. Sara Solomon and I'm a Pilates Instructor, StrongFit Coach and Physiotherapist. I've put together a 10-minute Pilates routine that targets the main arch (core). Why? Because all StrongFitt ...[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 (engage your core to do this: not sure how? COUGH!). ...[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]