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15-Minute Kettlebell Workout

As the sunny season ends, our summer body efforts tend to go with it. Don’t fall off the wagon; instead, switch into a higher gear with this month’s workout featuring the kettlebell.
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The Best Workout for a Stronger Backside

By Brenna Cliver, Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo Elite Personal Trainers

 

Thanks to social media, there seems to be an increased focus on building your backside. With that goal comes the quest for better, more creative glutes exercises because sometimes you need a break from squats. Not that squats don’t train your glutes, it’s just that they don’t fully isolate them, and unless you have excellent hamstring flexibility, many times squats end up being more of a quad and back exercise.

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Finding Fiddy: Family Swim

 

I can swim! It took me over 31 years to be able to say that short three-word phrase – 25 of those basically due to my fear of water – but I can finally call myself a swimmer.

 

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August Workout: TRX for OCR

Obstacle course race season is in full swing. Last month’s workout used various tools to get OCR newbies and vets in top shape for race day, so in this month’s workout, we narrow things down quite a bit and rely solely on the TRX to build power, strength, and muscular endurance.
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The Ultimate Obstacle Course Race Guide for Beginners

By Amanda Richert, Social Media Manager & Nancy Couper, ClubSport Pleasanton Elite Personal Trainer

 

Congratulations! You have taken the leap and signed up for your first Obstacle Course Race! Don’t panic, you’re going to do great. However, now may be the time to turn up the heat on training. Not only will you need to prepare your body for the challenge ahead, you also need to know a little more about race day. Elite Personal Trainer and Spartan Certified SGX Coach Nancy Couper has you covered answering some FAQ’s.

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