Exercise of the week:  Standing Spinal Twists

Exercise of the week: Standing Spinal Twists

Coach Rebecca demonstrates the exercise of the week. Standing spinal twists. Good for range of motion and core. Stand barefoot, feet shoulder width apart. Arms out like you are holding a giant ball. Slowly rotate to one side as far as you can without straining, looking over the shoulder of the direction you are turning. Then slowly rotate the other direction. Deep, controlled breathing. Focus on good core control and relaxing....
Exercise of the Week:  Leg curls with resistance band

Exercise of the Week: Leg curls with resistance band

Coach Rebecca demonstrates the exercise of the week: Leg curls with resistance band. Works legs, glutes and abdominals. Lie on your back, band around bottom of the feet, knees to chest. Inhale. On the exhale, lift your shoulders off the floor, activate the transverse abdominis by bringing in your belly button and push legs towards the ceiling. Return to start position with the next inhale. 10-15 reps, 1-3...
Exercise of the Week:  Single Leg Lateral Balance

Exercise of the Week: Single Leg Lateral Balance

Coach Rebecca demonstrates the exercise of the week: single leg lateral balance. Great for improving balance and stabilization. Start with standing square to the front on a BOSU or thick foam, arms out for balance. Raise one leg out to the side. Hold for 30 seconds. 2-3 sets each side. To increase difficulty, turn to the side as shown in the far right section of the picture and hold another 30 seconds. Can be done with shoes or without shoes. Work up to doing this exercise with closed...
Exercise of the Week:  Diagonal Woodchops

Exercise of the Week: Diagonal Woodchops

Coach Rebecca demonstrates the exercise of the week. Diagonal woodchops. Targets arms, shoulders and back. Secure one end of the band under the right knee. Hold the opposite end of the band with your left hand, elbow bent and parallel to the ground. Extend the arm as shown. Adjust the resistance by shortening or lengthening the band. Start with 10-15 reps, 1-2 sets....