We polled our trainers and the number one complaint from new clients – that dreaded mid-section. Whether it’s strengthening the core to support the lower back better, or showing off those chiseled abs a bit, most clients mention the core as one of the top areas for improvement. Since uncovering those abs requires a lot of discipline, attention to nutrition and a solid training plan, we spoke to our All Star Trainer, Andrea Franco to explore the core and a few tips on how to whittle that middle.
Wanna try Les Mills BODYPUMP® but don’t know where to begin? We’ve got your back. In this video, Will gives us the insider info on how to set up your station so you’re ready to pump it up. Check it out and then join us for a class – you’ll be surprised at the new muscles and new friendships you’ll build!
We’re always looking for new ways to challenge our bodies to get those gains. You can change up your exercises, lift heavier for fewer reps, lift lighter for more reps, or adjust how quickly you move to keep your body guessing and build your fitness. Another popular practice is experimenting with the order in which you complete your workout and a great technique for this is the superset.
Zumba is a super charged fitness class that sets dance moves to Latin and international music. It’s a high-energy, heart-pumping and fun way to smile while you sweat. Seen it in the club but feeling a little intimidated when it comes to giving it a try? Don’t be scared, it’s fun and everyone has to start somewhere. Check out the video below where all-star instructor, Jackie, shows us three foundational moves to get you started. If we can do it, than you can too! So, pump up the music, lace up those dancing shoes and get ready to torch some cals with your pals.
Don’t let looks deceive you – this week’s TRX move of the week is hardCORE. The Standing Forearm Plank is dedicated to whittling that middle just in time for summer. Learn how!