Tim Ferriss interviews GymnasticBodies Coach Christopher Sommer in Highly Anticipated Podcast

Tim Ferriss has quickly become one of the top-noted motivators of our time. With National acclaim for his Podcasts, celebrity interviews and creation of an approachable yet intelligent model of self-help culture, Tim’s reach is massive. He has been named one of the “Most Innovative Business People” by Forbes Magazine and the 7th “Most Powerful […]

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Strength Training Guidelines For Adults With Hypermobile Joints

What exactly is hypermobility? Some may call it being “double- jointed,” but there’s so much more to it than that. If you don’t already know what hypermobility is, it’s when a joint, or joints, have the ability to move beyond their expected range of motion (or ROM). It’s typically an inherited trait, but don’t worry, […]

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Weak Knees? Put the Pep Back in Your Step

Life would be a lot easier if you only had to worry about moving your knees in a perfect plane of motion, but more movement is required by our active lives. If you’ve ever played tag, you’ve experienced this first-hand. Think back to your childhood on the playground — do you recall one of those […]

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The Low Hanging Fruit of Healthier Shoulders

The critical component of your shoulder health and mobility was most likely left – ages ago – on the elementary school playground. Hanging, swinging, and climbing are not things most adults are used to doing nowadays and it’s not faring well for our daily overhead shoulder mobility. We’ll show you how to safely reintroduce your […]

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Use This 1 Dynamic Move for a Full-Body Warmup

Have you been searching for a multi–purpose, all-encompassing mobility drill you can easily add to your existing weekly routine? What if we told you that there was an exercise you could easily execute anywhere that will stretch and warm the tendons, muscles, and ligaments in your shoulders, upper back, and back of your legs? If […]

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Best Ways to Instantly Open up Your Hips and Deepen Your Squat!

You can tell a lot from a person by how they squat in the gym or even by the way they mosey along or get into their car. It’s easy to spot the difference between someone who sits at a desk all day and somebody who has incorporated these hip opening exercises into their weekly […]

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How to Stay Fit During the Holidays When All You Want is Pumpkin Pie

For fitness guru and novice gym-goer alike, the holiday season carries many delicious meals, soul-loving family time, and a slight underlying anxiety about losing gains and undoing all the hard work you’ve put in over the warmer months. While it’s normal to feel this way, it doesn’t have to be difficult to keep in shape […]

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Fix Chronically Tight Shoulders with Cat Stretch

Cats are known to be one of the most agile animals on their feet. Some say that they always land on their feet. So, it’s no surprise that they would have such a fitting exercise named after them. The cat stretch is one of the best weapons to combat a tight chest and upper back. […]

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Strengthen Your Straddle for Healthier Hips

Our hips are powerhouses, helping us through virtually every lower body movement and providing stability for us in upper body exercises as well. With so much power, comes responsibility, as in you have to take care of them! Our daily sitting (driving, desk work, school) all adds up to one thing: tight and weak hips. […]

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Ski Time Joint Prep: Gear Up For the Mountain With These 3 Exercises

As summer winds to a close, with cooler days and longer nights, we have just one thing on our minds: hitting the slopes! There’s nothing quite like waking up to some fresh powder and heading to the mountain. The winter adventures await, but is your body properly prepped for it? We all know someone (or […]

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Body Awareness: Fundamental Positions Everyone Should Know

The basics of strength training seem simple at first: you exercise hard, get sweaty, breathe heavy, and get stronger. But we all know that it’s not that easy. Exercise is a science! And the better you understand the science of exercise, the greater results you will get from your training. Whether your goal is to […]

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Shoulder Tune Up: Resistance Bands to Fix the Tight Spots

Most of us carry the weight of the world on one body part. If you guessed shoulders, congratulations, you’re a human being! Our shoulders can fall victim to a lot of tension and stiffness, whether it be from carrying stress or carrying a toddler. All of us can work to improve our range of motion […]

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The Best Static Stretch for Full Body Benefits

Have you been searching for a multipurpose, all-encompassing mobility drill you can easily add into your routine? One that works to stretch and lengthen the tendons, muscles, and ligaments from your heels to your lumbar spine? We’ve got a secret tip: no matter what type of workout you engage in, there is one easy-to-execute stretch […]

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Mix it Up: 3 Bodyweight Exercises to Maximize Your Gains

Every now and again you might find that you need a change of pace to stay excited and motivated in your workout routine. Mixing things up – and challenging yourself  – will help you to stay engaged and passionate about your fitness goals. Adding some diversity to your workout is easy and can be done […]

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How Old Is Your Spine? Two Tests To Assess (and Improve) Spinal Mobility

When it comes to strength training, we tend to break our workouts down into body parts. Today may be arm day. Maybe some core work tomorrow. But how are you implementing regular mobility work into your routine in order to take care of your spine? You’ve probably been around long enough to know what lower […]

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1 Move For an Invincible Core

A strong core is an absolute necessity for all movements – whether you’re an Olympic medalist or simply hauling groceries up the stairs. Let’s be real, most of us fall into the latter category, but a strong core helps stabilize our bodies through all of our daily activities. Increasing strength in the mid-section can improve […]

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