Loving this new active wear line

I love my Dolman Sleeve Boatneck Top from Ideology– Macy’s new active wear collection!  This loose fitting shirt moves freely, restricting no movements, while I train. Whether I am warming up, strength training or doing a cool down stretch this shirt performs beautifully.  My favorite workout currently is a functional strength training and cardio circuit […]

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Know your Calves

The calf muscles are notorious for being hard to build.  I often hear that they are something either you’re born with, or you’re not.  Well, if you’ve been doing leg press and lunges to no avail, keep reading to learn a little bit about what your calves are made of, and how to best work […]

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The Gluteus Minimus and Gluteus Medius for Stability

Part 4 of our “lesser-known muscle groups” will talk about the Glute Medius and Glute Minimus.   Most of us are familiar with the gluteus maximus – it is one of the strongest muscles in the body when activated and an integral part of proper squat, deadlift, clean, jumping, etc. form.  So where do the […]

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What are your Hip Flexors?

Hip Flexors is a word you’ll hear tossed around quite a bit, especially by your trainer.  Have you ever heard that you have tight hip flexors and that sitting all day is the culprit?  Has your trainer ever talked to you about your immobile or tilted hips?  If so, you’re probably familiar with the term […]

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Exercise(s) of the Week: Rhomboids

Here’s part 2 of our series on a lesser-known muscle, your rhomboids!  Earlier this week we discussed what they do and why they are important to train, and in this post we’ll show a few exercises you can do to make them stronger. The Face Pull My personal favorite exercise to get those rhomboids working […]

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