Essential Exercises for the Hip and Core

From time to time, I will post a series of exercises that I consider “essential” for efficient and productive movement. This post will be the first of a few targeting resisted movement from the hip while remaining neutral and stable in the core. Hip Thrust Rigid Robot...

Nothing but progress

Chandra trained for her first full marathon over two years ago. During her training she encountered hip and low back pain which did not stop her. She completed the race but was out of commission for the next two years and left with chronic back and hip pain. She spent...

Are you ready for the side plank?

The anatomy of a side plank. A side plank is a very precise, very DIFFICULT exercise to master. Most of the time when I witness a side plank, what I am seeing is an exerciser doing EVERYTHING they can just to stay off the ground. Most contort their body in an effort...