Squatting safely

Squats are an absolutely fantastic exercise for building strength, gaining muscle and losing weight. Regardless of your goals squats can help you get there. However, if you do them incorrectly you can do more harm than good. How to squat with proper form: Set feet slightly wider than hips distance apart and turn feet slightly outward. Start without any weight...

A push in the right direction

The push-up is an absolutely amazing strength building exercise. It targets your chest, shoulders, triceps, and core. Push-ups also dramatically increase heart rate, resulting in many calories being burned. It is very important however to do this exercise properly. If performed correctly push-ups can help strengthen the stabilizer muscles around the shoulder...

Flow with proper form

In yoga, the sun salutation or vinyasa flow, often makes up the bulk of the class. This ‘flow’ sequence is often what transitions you from one posture to the next. The flow sequence is also responsible for increasing the heart rate and making the class more of a cardiovascular workout. It is very important to do this sequence with proper form. If...