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Sitting at a Desk All Day?

It has been said the best posture is the next posture (sorry, I don’t know who originally said that, but it has been in my vocabulary for a while), meaning, sitting at a desk all day can reek havoc on your body. 1,073 more words


The Perfect Squat

Squats are a great exercise which activates not only your glutes (bootie) and thighs but also can strengthen your hips and core if done correctly.  But if done with poor technique can end up being a source of pain in your back, knees and neck and ankles. 603 more words


The Elusive Core...What is it?

People always say…”Strengthen your core”

Well what is your core? Can you point to it? Name the muscles? Don’t worry, you don’t have to be able to name the muscles to engage them. 1,022 more words


Movement Monday: Air Squat

Stand with feet approx. shoulder width apart.

Stand up straight with ears lined up above shoulder, lined up above hips, lined up above knees and ankles. 415 more words

Optimizing Physical Performance

Where did all the Chatturungas go?

Emma here!

You might have noticed some gradual changes in classes at QSY. Leena and I and many of our teachers have been incorporating movements like squats and push-ups into our yoga flows. 852 more words

Rooted In Practice

Can you hover over a Porta Potty?

Can you hover over a public toilet? A question you probably don’t think about until you are in that situation. I am very proud of that fact that my OutdoorFit ladies think of me when they are using a porta potty. 247 more words

Fit And Fabulous

Functional Body, Functional You

Try this out: Sit down on the floor. Now, get back on your feet without using your hands in any way (even bracing yourself on your knee). 718 more words