CHECK BELOW FOR SOME OF MY FAVORITE EXERCISES & STRETCHES

BALANCE with BOSU  This exercise can be performed without the Bosu and standing either on solid floor or an instability mat, but I prefer the Bosu because it works the ankle stabilizers in a 360° range of motion.

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BALLET  BUTT ATTITUDE with ROTATION  This exercise can be done either standing or for less advanced practitioners on your hands and knees. I will show it standing because it is also a great back strengthener that way.

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ROTATOR CUFF with DB  This exercise is great because it strengthens the little external rotator muscles that are week on almost ALL people. If you have had a rotator or a shoulder injury, chances are that this exercise will help you. Just always start very light, even if you usually lift heavy weights. The normal weight to use when starting this exercise is 1-5lbs. You can increase the weight as you get stronger.

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SIDE LUNGES with KICK  This exercise can be challenging for many beginners. To modify it, just take out the kick and do the side lunges by allowing the foot to step in next to the other foot and out again. However, if you can do the kick, make sure that the leg stays in a parallel position by thinking about getting the heel up and the toes down of the lifted leg to make sure that the butt and side leg muscles are the ones being used to do the work.

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FOAM ROLLING IT BANDS  Foam rolling is great for almost everyone, but a MUST for runners to prevent the dreaded “runner’s knee” which will stop your training dead in it’s tracks. Foam rolling breaks up knots in your myofacial tissues to keep the muscles working properly and the blood flowing smoothly.

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TRICEPS KICKBACK ON PHYSIO  This exercise is great because it not only gets your arms to have a sleek, sexy line, but it also activates your core and balance muscles as well!

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SIDE RAINBOW STRETCH  This stretch will help you get the amazing posture you are always trying to achieve by stretching out the sides of the body, the part that gets tight from slumping! It also helps alleviate lower back pain. I love it!

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RESTORATIVE BRIDGE WITH YOGA BLOCK  So many people suffer from lower back pain, I wanted to share with you a simple yet effective way to get your back muscles to relax and stretch. It is also a great way to keep your back healthy and posture perfect!

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QL LIFT This exercise is the best way I have found to get your waist trim, especially in the hard to target love handle area. An added bonus is that it tones the arm and strengthens your entire shoulder girdle at the same time!

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PIKE JUMP WITH BOSU This exercise is great to get you ready for ski season! It strengthens the decelerators in your quads, making sure that when you are out on the slopes your knees stay protected. So put this into your routine and have confidence in your legs while having a ball out there!

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RUSSIAN TWIST This exercise is so effective for your entire core because it works with the way the torso naturally moves, with rotation! It targets your abdominals and obliques, not only keeping your stomach sexy looking, but also making sure that you are functionally strong for your daily activities!

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SIDE BOX HOP The best way to do a quick burn of calories is to do an anaerobic exercise. This exercise is so effective it uses all of the muscles in the legs. It can also be done with a small step/box or even with nothing at all, just do the same motion as you do if you had a BOSU there.

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I DREAM OF JEANIE STRETCH This stretch is amazing for anyone suffering from sciatica or tight hips from too much sitting. In the video, it is shown using a chair for support but can be done just holding on to a wall or even laying on your back on the floor.

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KETTLEBELL SWINGS The best power exercises are done with kettlebells! This is a great way to get your body strong while burning lots of calories. However, DO NOT DO IF YOU HAVE A BACK OR NECK INJURY!

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PUSHUPS WITH THE BOSU This is a great way to modify pushups to your level of strength. You will be stronger FASTER this way than just doing them on your knees or in bad form!

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ROCKY CRUNCHES WITH THE PHYSIO Best abs/obliques exercise in one! Grab a physio ball for the best results, if there’s no physio around, you can also do these on the floor.

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LADY ON THE END OF THE SHIP This  is a great lower back and posture exercise! You will be standing tall and free of lower back pain in no time!

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RAISE THE ROOF This is my favorite hip exercise! If you’ve had any hip injury in the past or want to make sure to prevent one, this exercise is for you!

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SQUAT WITH ARMS UP AT THE WALL This is an amazing back exercise that doesn’t require you changing your clothes or getting down on the floor!

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