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December 11, 2018

Try this modification of the traditional clamshell exercise!!

It is great way to "wake-up" your hips during your warm-up routine.

Technique Tips:

- Position yourself the correct distance from the wall -- lie on your side with your shoulders, hips, and knees in a straight line and your feet touching the wall

- Then pull knees up towards your chest (fee...

November 28, 2018


- Strengthen your glutes (bum) and hamstring

- Strengthen your abs to prevent rotation of your pelvis 

Technique Tips: 

- Start with both feet on the floor and knees bent

- Take a long full exhale and feel your ribs glide down (this helps get your spine in optimal position) 

- Tuck your tailbone and feel your lower back make contact wi...

August 28, 2018


- 2-inch pad for under your knee -- at home you can use a textbook with a yoga mat folded on top or a pillow. **It is important that your knee is elevated up 2-3 inches to allow for optimal mechanics with this exercise! 

- 1 weight (typically ~25-45 lbs)


- Improve stability when balancing on 1 leg 

- Improve your hip / glute s...

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