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Drills for Eka Pada Bakasana

Drills for Eka Pada Bakasana

Drills for Eka Pada Bakasana (EPB)! eka = one, pada = foot, baka = crane, asana = pose This is a challenging arm balance, but a great one to learn on BOTH SIDES if you are interesting in ironing out ...[Read More]

Pressing Drills with Stall Bars

Pressing Drills with Stall Bars

Press Handstands! The other day my colleague asked me how I’m supposed to get my hips over my hands & shoulders so that my feet can lift off the ground. I’ve been playing on my stall bars and came ...[Read More]

“Clean Up” Imbalances

“Clean Up” Imbalances

Most of us have some mobility restrictions or pain. I sure had a LOT of problems! You can see my 2016 before photos in the video. I’ve been working hard since 2017 to improve my “shituation”, and I’m ...[Read More]

2 Unilateral Exercises to Build Your Glutes & Destroy Weakness

2 Unilateral Exercises to Build Your Glutes & Destroy Weakness

Glute imbalances are very common, especially if you → sit a lot → don’t activate and strengthen your glutes (so they stopped working properly) → adopted compensation patterns (due to pain), further ex ...[Read More]

How To Learn Pistol Squats

How To Learn Pistol Squats

Pistols are no joke! it's a single leg squat with all your freaking body weight! You don’t learn pistol squats by slamming yourself into a pistol squat… unless you want to hurt your knees, throw your ...[Read More]

The Butt-Finder Exercise!

The Butt-Finder Exercise!

FIND YOUR GLUTES! This is the best exercise I have tried for getting the glutes to fire. I incorporate it into to my warm-up to ensure my glutes are firing for my training sessions. If you sit all the ...[Read More]

L-Sit Prep

L-Sit Prep

L-sit Prep Tutorial! I love this exercise because pulling the hips back helps you find & strengthen the TVA. This exercise helped me overcome years of low back pain! When first starting out, use 4 ...[Read More]

Child’s Pose Leg Lifts

Child’s Pose Leg Lifts

TUTORIAL: Child's Pose Leg Lifts. This exercise helped me improve my end-range hip extension and overcome back pain! Do it if you want to: · Improve the back leg in your front splits, standing splits, ...[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]

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]

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