Perfect Your Posture with these Three Exercises

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates a great shoulder warm-up and mobility-builder, weighted shoulder extension.

Standing with great posture has been proven to not only make you look more confident, but makes you feel more confident too! Shoulders pulled back, head high, you’re ready to take on whatever comes at you for the day. Whether that be charming your acquaintance into a first date, finally asking for that raise, or

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Handstand Progressions—Train at Your Pace

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Use handstand progressions to train your handstands successfully. In today’s high-speed world, popular fitness trends are constantly changing and evolving in search for the ultimate test of strength, coordination, and endurance. Keeping up with the latest trends can seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that tackling fun new skills is easier than you think.

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Training with a Team Mentality: How The Right Support Keeps Us On Track

GymnasticBodies athletes show off their handstand control.

For essentially the entire history of humankind, we’ve been tribal creatures. Historically, we’ve relied on one another to feed our families, take care of the sick, raise our children, socially interact and compete with one another and much, much, more. While today we might not have the same life or death reliance on one another,

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Daily Calf Mobility—Improvement with 4 Minutes a Day

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The lack of calf mobility plagues many athletes. Just ask someone at the gym if their calves are tight and they're likely to groan their response. But calf muscles are part of the entire posterior chain, so tightness is systemic, both affecting and being affecting by all the muscles throughout the posterior of the body.

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Rear Delts—Two Great Shoulder Exercises to Fire 'Em Up

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When it comes to shoulder exercises, pressing often reigns supreme in our workouts. Think traditional bodyweight exercises like pushups and dips, which are great for building front delt muscle definition and strength, no doubt. But when it comes to building strong, aesthetically pleasing, and injury-proof shoulders, it’s important not to skip out on your rear

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Frog Stand Mastery: 3 Simple Moves to Get Yours

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Do you have an exercise that’s part of your upcoming fitness goals? There are certain movements that are just more exciting than others, and we know there’s a lot of training involved before you get there. But once you finally hit your marker of success, it seems like you can conquer anything. Setting reachable goals

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Strength Training Guidelines For Adults With Hypermobile Joints

Hypermobile joints need to be strengthened with care.

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

GymnasticBodies athlete performs an inside squat for knee health.

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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Shoulder Mobility and the Low Hanging Fruit to Get You Started

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Shoulder mobility is a problem for the modern adult. Lifestyle often necessitates slumping, leaving this critical component of your shoulder health 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

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Instantly Open Hips and Deepen Your Squat!

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You can tell who has open hips by how a person squats in the gym or even by the way they mosey along or get into their car. Those who move freely have likely incorporated some form of hip opening exercises into their weekly routine. Let’s check in with those hips, and see what your

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