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The question: I am thinking of trying a ballet barre class. What do you think of it as a workout? The answer: I always felt awkward in ballet classes growing up, so I thought I would hate ballet barre. I … Continue reading
Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how this walking lunge and calf raise will help you gain the balance you need during every run. Watch the Video.
Face the wall and lift your arms up to chest height. Keep your arms straight as you place the back of your hands against the wall, fingers down. Read More.
With osteoarthritis, the phrase “use it or lose it” is particularly applicable. Exercise (when done right), can be an effective way to help minimize the pain associated with the condition. When you move your joints, you stimulate the production of … Continue reading
Watch as trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to make your hamstrings more powerful, which can help you run faster. Watch the video.
The question: I am so bored of lunges. I know they are good for me, but aren’t there any fun variations? The answer: Absolutely! In fact, one of the reasons I love my job is the endless number of exercises … Continue reading
Place your feet hip-distance apart and parallel on the floor. Engage your bum and core to lift your hips up. Keep your kneecaps in line with your middle toes. Repeat 10 to 15 times. Read More.
The question: I get winded easily when I work out, and I have really bad neck and shoulder pain. I have been told this is because I don’t breathe well. How do I improve my breathing? I want my neck … Continue reading
This Stealth Workout will work both your core and your shoulders. Grab a stapler or another light object with your right hand. Lift your right foot off the floor and balance on your left leg. Read More.