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Modified Push Ups

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by Judy Oberdorfer, Certified Personal Trainer   Push ups are a wonderful exercise for core and upper body strength.  However, doing a push up properly can be a challenge and if done incorrectly can be more detrimental than helpful.  If you are having difficulty with pushups, try modifying it by performing it on a slant.  This can be done at …

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Back Extension with BOSU Trainer

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Presented by: Kelley Pearce ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist Start with your pelvis place on the BOSU trainer and feet against the wall. Cross arms so that your hands cross the body and you are touching you shoulders. Lift your chest off the BOSU trainer you that you feel you back muscles engage. Move to back to starting position. Give the …

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Fitness on the Road

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By Judy Oberdorfer, Certified Personal Trainer Many people travel for their job or fun but still want to have an exercise program for they’re away.  Resistance tubing and bands are easy and light-weight tools to pack and are not expensive.  There are many exercises for both upper and lower body that can use only the resistance bands and don’t require …

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JUST JUMP

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by Dareck Cordell, Certified Personal Trainer What if you really enjoy your workouts, but you need just a little more? Adding Jump Rope or Jumping Jack sets into your existing routine could simply be the solution! These exercises can be done in different variations, but for the purpose of them being used as an active rest just keep it standard …

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IT’S THAT TIME!

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IN SHAPE ATHLETIC CLUB TRAINER TIP by Dareck Cordell, Certified Personal Trainer If New Year is what you have been waiting for to start going to the gym, or to begin a new exercise routine, well that time has come. Start this year off by setting a goal, making a plan, and following through! Take advantage of all the group …

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Try Something New This Year!

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In Shape Athletic Club Trainer Tip By Judy Oberdorfer, Certified Personal Trainer Add some variety to your workout by trying something new this year.  It is important to challenge both your body and your mind by engaging in different activities.  This doesn’t mean you have to start from scratch, just mix things up a bit.  Many people use the treadmills, …

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CARDIO MACHINES

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IN SHAPE ATHLETIC CLUB TRAINER TIP by Dareck Cordell, Certified Personal Trainer For gym members who enjoy using the cardio machines, but find yourself on the same machine every time, maybe it is time to change it up. There are many health benefits to using cardio machines on a regular basis, but there are also specific advantages to the different …